Notre Dame Women's Tennis | Mar. 27, 2014 | Notre Dame Athletics
NOTRE DAME, Ind. --- The University of Notre Dame women’s tennis team had a fine showing at its first home match in over two weeks today. The Irish swept Marquette, 7-0, moving to 9-8 on the season.
“The thing they do is that they make a lot of balls,” Louderback said of Marquette. “They’re very smart—they poached a lot and played well. They were close matches, but winning the doubles let us roll through singles. We’ve been playing good singles.”
Louderback said going into the match that the Marquette team is strong in doubles, and that showed up in today’s match. After seniors Jennifer Kellner and Julie Sabacinski took down Ana Pimienta and Aina Hernandez Soler at No. 2, 8-4. Louderback slotted a fresh team at No. 3, juniors Katherine White and Molly O’Koniewski, who fell to Erin Gebes and Rocio Diaz, 8-5, despite an early lead. The point was decided on court No. 1, where senior Britney Sanders and sophomore Quinn Gleason defeated Laia Hernandez Soler and Ali Dawson, 8-3.