UND Roster

2016-17 Women's Tennis Roster

Jane Fennelly


Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown Rathmines, Ireland
High School Mount Anville Secondary School
Bio

AS A SENIOR:

  • Competed primarily in doubles, paired with Rachel Chong (0-2), Zoe Spence (5-7), Bess Waldram (6-1) and Monica Robinson (0-2)
  • Won six straight matches with partner Bess Waldram from Oct. 21-Nov. 6, 2017

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Completed the season with a 10-13 record in singles and a 7-7 mark in doubles.
  • Recorded wins against Alex Najarian of Michigan (6-3, 5-7, 10-3), Danielle Wolf of Indiana (6-4, 4-6, 6-3), Tayla Stenta of NC State (4-6, 6-4, 2-3, retired), and Daniela Schippers of Florida State (7-6 (7-5), 6-2)
  • Participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy
  • Earned a monogram

AS A SOPHOMORE:  

  • Earned a starting nod to begin the spring season after an strong freshman and fall campaign
  • Won three of four doubles matches with Katherine White to wrap up the fall season at the WMU Super Challenge
  • Played primarily at No. 6 in singles and No. 3 in doubles with Mary Closs during the spring
  • Soundly defeated North Carolina’s No. 125-ranked Kate Vialie (6-1, 6-3) on March 13
  • Earned a monogram

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Pieced together an impressive first season, earning a 7-3 singles record (1-0 dual) with a 9-9 doubles mark (3-6 dual)
  • Made Notre Dame debut during the fall season
  • Rallied to win first career singles match against Arizona State’s Ebony Pahono (4-6, 6-5, 6-1) at the Ball State Fall Invitational
  • Ended the fall season on a singles hot streak, winning four consecutive matches.
  • In lone singles match of the spring season, won first set (5-0) against IUPUI’s Abbey Neff before match was eventually abandoned
  • Went 2-1 with Julie Vrabel at the Ball State Fall Invitational in first collegiate doubles action
  • Opened spring doubles action partnering with Quinn Gleason to take down IUPUI’s Abbey Neff and Julie Brockman (6-0)
  • Also earned a doubles victory with Jennifer Kellner over Karyn Guttormsen and Maria Alvarez of 29th-ranked Oklahoma State
  • Earned a monogram

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated in the spring of 2013 from Mount Anville Secondary School.
  • Participated in tennis, cross country and field hockey in high school
  • As a senior, was captain of the field hockey team that won the state championship
  • Undefeated throughout her high school tennis career
  • Represented Ireland in the Federation Cup in Moldova
  • Was the national U-18 champion in singles, doubles and mixed doubles as a junior in high school
  • First connected with Notre Dame when the football team and men’s tennis team team traveled to Dublin to play Navy and the Irish Davis Cup team, respectively
  • Full name is Jane Catherine Fennelly
  • Born to James Fennelly and Myra Barrett in Dublin, Ireland
  • Has a younger brother, John, and a younger sister, Ella, who competes for the Notre Dame cross country and track & field programs
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and majoring in marketing