Senior Quinn Gleason

Gleason Falls In Round Of 16 At ITA Midwest Regional

Oct. 25, 2015

Complete Results

By Joanne Norell

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of Notre Dame women’s tennis team’s stay at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships ended Sunday as the lone remaining Irish player fell in singles action.

Top-seeded senior Quinn Gleason fell to 13-16 seed Sandy Niehaus of Ohio State in three sets, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 in the Round of 16. Gleason is now 3-2 in singles play through the fall.

The Irish will return to the court in two weeks when they split time between the Illinois Blast in Champaign, Illinois, and the Bedford Cup at the Eck Tennis Pavilion.

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ITA Midwest Regional Championships
October 22-27, 2015
Varsity Tennis Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Singles Main Draw – Round of 16
[13-16] Sandy Niehaus (OSU) def. [1] No. 93 Quinn Gleason, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2
Doubles Main Draw – Round of 16
[3] Louise Kwong / Ines Vias (UI) def. Brooke Broda / Rachel Chong (ND), 8-1
[5-8] Ferny Angeles Paz / Sandy Niehaus (OSU) def. Mary Closs / Allison Miller (ND), 8-4
Singles Main Draw – Round of 64
[1] No. 93 Quinn Gleason (ND), bye
[13-16] Allison Miller (ND), bye
Mary Closs (ND) def. Grace Summers (EIU), 6-0, 6-1
Rachel Chong (ND) def. Jaclyn Switkes (UI), 6-2, 6-4
Ferny Angeles Paz (OSU) def. Brooke Broda, 6-2, 6-3
Singles Main Draw – Round of 32
[1] No. 93 Quinn Gleason def. Rebeca Mitrea (DePaul), 6-0, 6-4
Marina Cozac (DePaul) def. [13-16] Allison Miller (ND), 6-4, 6-4
[5-8] Miho Kowase (OSU) def. Mary Closs (ND), 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
[4] Yuliya Shupenia (DePaul) def. Rachel Chong (ND), 6-2, 7-5
Doubles Main Draw – Round of 64
Brooke Broda / Rachel Chong (ND), bye
Mary Closs / Allison Miller (ND), bye
Doubles Main Draw – Round of 32
Brooke Broda / Rachel Chong (ND) def. Kate Fahey / Kara Hall (UM), 8-7(4)
Mary Closs / Allison Miller (ND) def. Barbare Eristavi / Ella Perinovic (WMU), 8-1


Joanne Norell, athletics communications assistant 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 women’s soccer, men’s tennis, women’s tennis and fencing programs. Norell is a 2011 graduate of Purdue University and earned her master’s degree from Georgetown University in 2013.