Notre Dame women's tennis: Irish record two shutouts

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Notre Dame’s women’s tennis team, ranked 21st, kicked off the spring season with matching 7-0 wins over Western Michigan and IUPUI Saturday at Eck Tennis Pavilion. The Irish took both matches 7-0.

Notre Dame continues its season next Saturday with a match against Arizona State at 3 p.m. (ET) in Evanston, Ill.

ND 7, Western Michigan 0

SINGLES: 1: No. 67 Quinn Gleason (ND) def. Nini Sujashvilli, 6-4, 6-1; 2: Jennifer Kellner (ND) def. Meika Ashby, 6-4, 7-5; 3: Monica Robinson (ND) def. Caroline Aleck, 6-3, 6-0; 4: Mary Closs (ND) def. Kelsey King 6-2, 5-7, (10-1); 5: Julie Sabacinski (ND) def. Tracy Kuhle, 6-3, 6-1; 6: Molly O’Koniewski (ND) def. Yuriko Ono, 6-0, 6-4

Order of Finish: 5, 3, 6, 4, 1, 2

DOUBLES: 1: No. 26 Jennifer Kellner/Monica Robinson (ND) def. Kathleen Hawkins/Nini Sujashvilli, 6-4; 2: Mary Closs/Julie Sabacinski (ND) def. Ben Tracy Kuhle/Meika Ashby, 6-2; 3: Caroline Aleck/Yuriko Ono (WMU) def. Quinn Gleason/Katherine White, 7-5

Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3

ND 7, IUPUI 0

SINGLES: 1: No. 67 Quinn Gleason (ND) def. Vanessa Whyte, 2: Monica Robinson (ND) def. Rachel Smartwood, 3: Julie Sabacinski (ND) def. Bobbi Modesto; 4: Molly O’Koniewski (ND) def. Rachael Bridgegroom, 5: Jane Fennelly (ND) def. Abbey Neff, 5-0, by retirement; 6: Katherine White (ND) def. Julie Brockman. Order of Finish: 5, 2, 3, 6, 1, 4

DOUBLES: 1: Jennifer Kellner/Mary Closs (ND) def. Vanessa Whyte/Rachel Smartwood, 6-1; 2: Katherine White/Jane Fennelly (ND) def. Abbey Neff/Julie Brockman, 6-0; 3: Bobbi Modesto/Rachael Bridgegroom (IUPUI) led Darby Mountford/Alaina Roberts (ND), 3-2 (unfinished). Order of Finish: 1, 2