Nov. 8, 2017

By Joanne Norell

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame women’s tennis team will add a five-star talent to its roster next season as head coach Jay Louderback announced the addition of Maeve Koscielski to the Class of 2022 on Wednesday.

Koscielski, who is the top-ranked recruit in the state of Indiana according to the Tennis Recruiting Network, inked her National Letter of Intent on the first day of the early signing period, cementing her commitment to join the Fighting Irish.

“We are very excited to have Maeve joining the Notre Dame family,” Louderback said. “She is a great competitor on the court and brings a great deal of national tennis experience to our program. Maeve will have an opportunity to make an immediate impact on our program.”

Maeve Koscielski | Indianapolis, Ind. | Cathedral HS

  • Will graduate from Cathedral (Indianapolis) High School in spring of 2018
  • Five-star recruit according the Tennis Recruiting Network
  • Ranked No. 37 nationally and No. 1 in the state of Indiana, according to TRN (as of Nov. 7, 2017)
  • Owns a 36-13 record on the junior circuit, including 4-5 against blue chip prospects, 8-6 against five-star prospects and 13-2 against four-star prospects (as of Nov. 7, 2017)
  • 2016 IHSAA Team and Individual State Champion
  • 2016 Girls 18s National Selection Singles Second Place
  • 2016 Girls 18s National Selection Doubles First Place
  • 2016 Girls 18s National Clay Court Doubles Quarterfinalist
  • 2017 Girls 18s Midwest Level 1 Second Place
  • 2017 Girls 18s Midwest Close Singles Third Place
  • Member of the National Honors Society
  • Cathedral High School High Honors
  • Featured in Sports Illustrated Faces In The Crowd (August 2016)
  • Intends to major in business
  • Daughter of Amy and Paul Koscielski
  • Has one older sister, Grace; a younger sister, Claire; and younger brother John Paul
  • Grandfather Arthur Boyle (’59), uncle Matthew Koscielski (’85), cousin Caitlyn Koscielski (’13) and cousin Marissa Koscielski (’17) all graduated from Notre Dame.


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.