UND Roster

2015-16 Women's Tennis Roster

Julie Vrabel


Height 5'6''
Class Freshman
Hometown Centreville, VA
High School Thomas Jefferson
Bio

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2016 Team Captain
  • 2015 All-ACC Academic Team

AS A SENIOR: Served as captain during her final season, competing primarily in doubles with an overall record of 12-15, with a singles record was 2-4 … defeated Nicole Robinson of Purdue (7-5, 6-4) at the Illinois Midwest Blast in the fall … recorded other singles victory against Denise Azcui of Western Michigan (603, 6-2) on January 19 … teamed up with Mary Closs to get a win over Purdue’s Deborah Suarez/Krisztina Kapitany (6-0), Clemson’s Tristen Dewar/Ally Miller-Krasilnikov (6-4), and Virginia Tech’s Caroline Daxhelet/Raluca Mita (7-5) during the dual season … at the ACC Championship, recorded victories with Mary Closs over Amber Washington/Callie Frey of Pittsburgh (6-1) and Tristen Dewar/Ally Miller-Krasilnikov of Clemson (6-4) … participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR:  
Mainstay of both doubles and singles lineups, occupying the No. 3 slot in the singles roster and No. 2 spot at doubles … assembled a 14-19 overall mark in singles between fall and spring play and a 17-17 overall doubles record … put together a 16-13 mark at No. 2 doubles with partner Allison Miller … notched a ranked win over No. 67 Clementina Riobueno of No. 17 Miami (6-3, 6-4) … also tallied a ranked doubles victory over No. 23 Skylar Morton and Cassier Mercer of No. 5 Virginia (8-3) … defeated IPFW’s Mayu Sato (6-3, 6-2) to advance to the round of 32 at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regional Championships …  won two of three singles matches at the WMU Super Challenge … picked up a pair of singles wins to kick off the dual season in a doubleheader sweep of Western Michigan (Barbare Eristavi, 6-1, 6-4) and Detroit (Valeriya Kulikovskaya, 6-1, 6-2) … won four singles matches in a row between March 22 and April 3, including a three-set thriller against Wake Forest’s Samantha Asch (6-4, 4-6, 7-5) to close out the streak … named to the All-ACC Academic Team … earned a monogram.

AS SOPHOMORE:  Had an incredibly successful second season, compiling a 21-10 singles record (16-7 dual) along with a 6-4 doubles mark (0-1 dual) … spent the majority of the season playing at six singles … swept the field for a sterling 3-0 record at the Western Michigan Super Challenge … opened NCAA Championship play with a victory against DePaul’s Rebeca Mitrea in straight sets (6-2, 6-2) at the NCAA Regional in Evanston, Illinois, before rallying to defeat Northwestern’s Nida Hamilton (3-6, 6-3, 7-6(9)) … concluded season with a loss to Alabama’s Luicelena Perez (1-6, 4-6) in the Sweet 16 … first doubles action of the season came at the Ball State Invitational, pairing with Jane Fennelly to earn a 2-1 record at the event … won three consecutive doubles matches with Monica Robinson to conclude the fall season … paired with Monica Robinson, lost lone doubles match of the spring season to Wake Forest’s Kimmy Guerin and Karen Forman … earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made Notre Dame debut during the spring dual slate after not seeing tournament action in the fall … picked up first career collegiate singles win at Central Florida over Clare Mendell (6-3, 6-1) … downed Alessandra Bonte during the regular season finale at USF (1-6, 6-4, 6-4) … ran match winning streak to three with a straight-set victory over DePaul’s Zaina Sufi in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship (6-3, 6-3) … led North Carolina State’s Nicole Martinez in a first round NCAA Championship match that was abandoned (4-6, 7-5, 3-1) … went a combined 4-3 in doubles action, including 4-2 with primary partner Quinn Gleason … duo won four straight decisions during the middle of the spring schedule, capped with a victory against Marquette’s Rocio Diaz and Aleeza Kanner (8-4).

PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner at Thomas Jefferson High School … won the doubles championship and placed fifth in singles at the USTA 18s National Open … runner-up finish at the USTA 18s National Winter Championships …won a singles and doubles title at an L3 national 18s event … president of the Thomas Jefferson chapter of the National Junior Honor Society … daughter of James and Miran Vrabel … has a brother, Christopher … father’s cousin, Gene Vavrick, attended Notre Dame … enrolled in the College of Science as a Science Pre-professional major.