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Dunleavy Falls In ITA Midwest Regional Quarterfinal

Oct. 16, 2017

Complete Results

By Joanne Norell

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame women’s tennis team’s stay at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships has ended as its final competitor fell during singles play Monday at Michigan’s Varsity Tennis Center.

Freshman Caroline Dunleavy dropped a close 7-5, 7-6(3) decision to Illinois’ Emilee Duong in Monday’s singles quarterfinal match. Dunleavy is now 5-2 on the season.

Notre Dame will wrap up the fall slate with a trio of tournaments scheduled for the first weekend in November. The Irish will compete at the Arizona State Invitational (Nov. 3-5), the Western Michigan Invitational (Nov. 3-5) and, if they have players selected, the ITA National Fall Championships (Nov. 2-5).

ITA Midwest Regional Championships
Varsity Tennis Center
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Oct. 12-17, 2017
Monday – Singles
Emilee Duong (UI) def. Caroline Dunleavy (ND) 7-5, 7-6(3)
Sunday – Doubles
[5-8] Lee Or / Alex Chatt (NU) def. [3] No. 56 Brooke Broda / Allison Miller 8-7(2)
[5-8] Shiori Fukuda / Maria Tyrina (OSU) def. [9-16] Cameron Corse / Zoe Spence (ND) 8-6
Sunday – Singles
Round of 16
Rheeya Doshi (NU) def. [5-8] Allison Miller (ND) 2-6, 6-1, 6-3
Asuka Kawai (UI) def. Cameron Corse (ND) 6-3, 7-5
Caroline Dunleavy (ND) def. Rachel Chong (ND) 7-6, 6-2
Saturday – Doubles
Round of 16
[3] No. 56 Brooke Broda / Allison Miller (ND) def. Paula Comella / Marta Bettinelli (BGSU) 8-3
[9-16] Cameron Corse / Zoe Spence (ND) def. [1] No. 1 Kate Fahey / Alex Najarian (UM) 8-5
Saturday – Singles
First Round
[5-8] Allison Miller (ND), BYE
Ally Bojczuk (ND) def. Ava Thielman (MSU) 6-4, 6-2
Cameron Corse (ND) def. Maharita Tavpash (BGSU) 6-0, 6-0
Zoe Spence (ND) def. Emily Metcalf (MSU) 6-2, 6-4
Rachel Chong (ND) def. Rachel Papavasilopoulos (BGSU) 6-1, 6-4
Caroline Dunleavy (ND) def. Davina Nguyen (MSU) 7-5, 7-6(4)
Second Round
[5-8] Allison Miller (ND) def. Maria Tyrina (OSU) 6-2, 6-7, 7-6
[9-12] Mira Ruder-Hook (UM) def. Ally Bojczuk (ND) 6-4, 6-4
Cameron Corse (ND) def. [13-16] Aslina Chua (MSU) 6-4, 6-2
[3] No. 40 Erin Larner (NU) def. Zoe Spence (ND) 6-1, 7-5
Rachel Chong (ND) def. [5-8] Alex Najarian (UM) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
Caroline Dunleavy (ND) def. [9-12] Habiba Shaker (MSU) 6-1, 2-6, 6-3
Friday – Doubles
First Round
Rachel Chong / Ally Bojczuk (ND) def. Natalija Popovic / Paula Tormos Sanchez (MARQ) 8-4
Second Round
[3] No. 56 Brooke Broda / Allison Miller (ND) def. Danielle Wolf / Mary Beth Hurley (OSU) 8-4
[9-16] Cameron Corse / Zoe Spence (ND) def. Sasha Belaya / Jade Hilton (UI) 8-4
[2] No. 14 Emily Metcalf / Davina Nguyen (MSU) def. Rachel Chong / Ally Bojczuk (ND) 8-4


Joanne Norell, athletics communications assistant director at the University of Notre Dame, has been part of the Fighting Irish athletics communications team since 2014 and coordinates communications efforts for the Notre Dame men’s tennis, women’s tennis and fencing programs, in addition to overseeing production of the football Gameday Magazine. Norell is a 2011 graduate of Purdue University and earned her master’s degree from Georgetown University in 2013.