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Dunleavy Heads To ITA Midwest Regional Singles Quarterfinals

Oct. 15, 2017

By Joanne Norell

Doubles Main Draw | Singles Main Draw

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A University of Notre Dame women’s tennis freshman remains in contention after play concluded Sunday at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships at Michigan’s Varsity Tennis Center, as Caroline Dunleavy advanced to the singles quarterfinals.

In a teammate matchup in the Round of 16, Dunleavy got the better of junior Rachel Chong, winning 7-6, 6-2 to move into Monday’s quarterfinal.

In Notre Dame’s other singles matches, senior Allison Miller fell to Northwestern’s Rheeya Doshi in three sets, while freshman Cameron Corse fell to Illinois’ Asuka Kawai.

Both of Notre Dame’s doubles teams that began the day also fell in the quarterfinal round.

The singles quarterfinal round will begin at 10:30 a.m. ET Monday, followed by the semifinal round at 1:30 p.m. ET.

ITA Midwest Regional Championships
Varsity Tennis Center
Ann Arbor, Mich.
Oct. 12-19, 2017
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.