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Irish Take Two of Three Matches Over the Weekend – Notre Dame Fighting Irish – Official Athletics Website

Irish Take Two of Three Matches Over the Weekend – Notre Dame Fighting Irish – Official Athletics Website

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame women’s tennis team hosted three matches inside Eck Tennis Pavilion last weekend. The Irish split a pair of matches against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents, and defeated Chicago State to close the weekend. It was the first ACC matches of the season as the 17th-ranked Fighting Irish are now 10-3 on the season.

How It Happened – #30 Georgia Tech

The weekend started Friday night as the Irish opened ACC play with Georgia Tech. The Irish fell, 5-2 to the 30th ranked Yellowjackets. Georgia Tech took the doubles point, winning two of the three doubles points in tiebreakers, taking the second flight 7-6 (3), and the third flight 7-6 (4).

The singles action saw Notre Dame take on three ranked individuals. Fifth and sixth positions were the only two to end in straight sets as Bojana Pozder earned a 6-3, 6-2 win at five, and Akari Matsuno coming up short at 7-6 (5), 6-4 at six.

Page Freeman battled at the top flight, falling in three sets, two of which went to tiebreakers. Julia Andrewach and Carrie Beckman also dropped their matches in three sets. Beckman batted to a 7-6 (5) final set at the fourth flight. Yashna Yellayi earned. Aw in over #108 Mahak Jain, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 to help the Irish earn their second point.

#30 Georgia Tech 5, #17 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2

Singles competition

  1. #14 Carol Lee (GT) def. #81 Page Freeman (ND-W) 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
  2. #40 Kylie Bilchev (GT) def. Julia Andreach (ND-W) 7-5, 3-6, 6-1
  3. Yashna Yellayi (ND-W) def. #108 Mahak Jain (GT) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
  4. Alejandra Cruz (GT) def. Carrie Beckman (ND-W) 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
  5. Bojana Pozder (ND-W) def. Rosie Garcia Gross (GT) 6-3, 6-2
  6. Ruth Marsh (GT) def. Akari Matsuno (ND-W) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4

Doubles competition

  1. Page Freeman/Bojana Pozder (ND-W) def. Kylie Bilchev/Alejandra Cruz (GT) 6-3
  2. Kate Sharabura/Monika Dedaj (GT) def. Julia Andreach/Carrie Beckman (ND-W) 7-6 (7-3)
  3. Mahak Jain/Rosie Garcia Gross (GT) def. Yashna Yellayi/Rylie Hanford (ND-W) 7-6 (7-4)

How It Happened – #29 Clemson

The Irish got back on the right side, earning a 4-1 win over the visiting Clemson Tigers Sunday afternoon. The Irish took all three doubles flights, winning 6-2, 6-4 and 6-4 at flights one, two and three, respectively.

The teams exchanged points at flights two and three as Andreach earned a 6-3, 6-4 win at two as the Irish dropped the third flight by a reverse score. After falling 6-3 in the first set, Freeman didn’t allow a point the rest of…

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