Kali Krisik advanced to the finals of the Midwest Regional Doubles Championship Sunday.

Irish Shine On First Day of Wildcat Fall Invitational

Oct. 10, 2008

Wildcat Invitational Day One Results Get Acrobat Reader

EVANSTON, Ill. – The Notre Dame women’s tennis team found success Friday on the first day of play at the Wildcat Fall Invitational, hosted by Northwestern.

Freshman Shannon Mathews defeated Minnesota’s Karina Chiarelli, 6-1, 6-1, in first-round Flight A singles play. Junior Kali Krisik knocked off Michigan State’s Lindsey Lonergan, 6-4, 6-1 in Flight B, and senior Katie Potts downed the Spartans’ Manon Noe, 6-1, 6-1 in Flight C action.

Krisik and Mathews teamed up to defeat Michigan State’s Dana Guentert and Ana Milosaujevic, 8-4 in the first round of Flight A doubles, before knocking off Wisconsin’s Jessica Seyferth and Alaina Trgovich, 8-2, in round two.

Potts teamed with Illinois’ Christine Stromburg to defeat Wisconsin’s Emese Kardhordo and Erin Jobe, 8-2, before falling 6-8 in the Flight B second round to Akron’s Zaruhi Harutyunan and Anna Baronayte.

The Irish continue play at the Wildcat Invitational Saturday.