April 2, 2007
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The No. 2 Notre Dame women’s tennis team hosts in-state rival Purdue on Tuesday afternoon. First-serve is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. at the Courtney Tennis Center. Irish senior All-Americans Catrina Thompson and Christian Thompson will be honored just prior to the start of the match.
Notre Dame (18-1) comes into the match with the Boilermakers riding a 13-match winning streak. The Irish picked up a pair of victories this past weekend on the road. Notre Dame knocked off No. 28 Wichita State on Friday and No. 38 Tulsa on Sunday by identical scores of 5-2.
Notre Dame-Purdue Series
Overall: Notre Dame leads 20-6.
At Notre Dame: Irish leads 14-2 (Notre Dame won last 10).
In 4-3/5-4 Matches: Purdue leads 2-1.
In Louderback Era: Notre Dame leads 13-2.
Mat Iandolo vs. Notre Dame: 2-11 (2-11 at Purdue).
First Meeting: 1982-83 fall, Purdue 7, Notre Dame 0 (@ ND).
Last Year: 4/2/06 – #2 Notre Dame 7, #39 Purdue 0 (@ PU).
Last Purdue Win: 2004, #61 Purdue 4, #27 Notre Dame 3 (@ Purdue).
Last Purdue Win at Notre Dame: 1986, Purdue 8, Notre Dame 1.
Last Five: Notre Dame 3-2.
Last 10: Notre Dame 8-2.
When Both Teams are Ranked: Notre Dame leads 5-2.
When ND is Ranked Higher: Notre Dame leads 12-2.
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