University of Notre Dame women’s tennis players Zoe Spence and Cameron Corse were named third team All-ACC selections by the league on Thursday afternoon. They give the Irish nine All-ACC selections since joining the league, with at least one every season.
Spence capped her junior campaign with a 17-13 singles record, including four wins over nationally ranked opponents while playing all but one match at the top of the singles lineup. Those four victories included a pair of top-10 victories over Purdue’s Silvia Ambrosio (No. 9) and North Carolina’s Sara Daaverrila (No. 6), both in straight-sets. Spence has been ranked among the top-70 singles players most the spring by the ITA.
Corse posted a 23-6 singles record for her sophomore year, including a 10-4 record in ACC play. She played throughout the lineup, going undefeated at two singles (3-0), four singles (7-0) and five singles (5-0), while going 6-4 at three singles. She won six-straight matches to end the season and two of her four losses in ACC play came in three-set contests.
Spence and Corse combined to make the top Irish doubles pairing of the season, ascending as high as No. 50 in the ITA rankings. They went 12-7 on the year, including 4-3 in ACC play and 6-4 at one doubles. All three ACC loses came against ranked doubles teams. The pair won one match against a ranked team, defeating Virginia’s Chloe Gullickson and Amber O’Dell (No. 63) while winning three-straight matches to end the season.
They become the first All-ACC selections under first-year head coach Alison Silverio.