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Women’s Tennis: Irish resume individual play

Joe Meixell | Friday, September 28, 2007

Notre Dame travels to Ann Arbor, Mich., for the Wolverine Invitational this weekend.

The individual tournament features players from Michigan, Marquette, Western Michigan and Purdue.

Eight Notre Dame players will compete in singles, doubles or both.

In the Maize singles draw, Notre Dame has three seeded players – No. 1 sophomore Cosmina Ciobanu, No. 3 sophomore Colleen Rielley and No. 4 junior Kelcy Tefft. Ciobanu had an impressive debut season, compiling a 36-5 overall record.

In the Blue draw, the Irish have two more seeded players – No. 1 Kali Krisik and No. 2 Katie Potts.

Two Notre Dame doubles teams are also seeded. Tefft and Krisik are No. 1, while Reilly and Kristen Rafael are No. 3.

Rafael will also compete in the Maize singles draw.

Denise Ellison and Bailey Louderback are also entered in the tournament – Ellison is in the Blue singles draw and the two will play together in the doubles draw.

No team score will be kept, but individual champions will be crowned in each draw.

Play begins today at 10 a.m. today.