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Women's Tennis Falls To Notre Dame At ACC Championship

Boston College's Emily Safron competes in the singles matches against Notre Dame at the 2014 ACC Women's Tennis Championships in Cary, N.C., April 24, 2014. (Photo by Sara D. Davis, theACC.com)

Boston College's Emily Safron competes in the singles matches against Notre Dame at the 2014 ACC Women's Tennis Championships in Cary, N.C., April 24, 2014. (Photo by Sara D. Davis, theACC.com)

April 24, 2014

CARY, N.C. -- Boston College women's tennis, which defeated Pittsburgh in the first round of the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Championship on Wednesday, fell to No. 7 seed Notre Dame, 4-0, in second-round play on Thursday at the Cary Tennis Park.

With the loss, the Eagles fall to 14-9 overall. Notre Dame, which improves to 16-8 on the season, moves on to face No. 2 seed Miami on Friday, April 25 at noon.

BC, which went 5-6 in regular-season ACC competition, earned the No. 10 seed and captured the program's first league tournament victory (over the Panthers) yesterday.

(Cary Tennis Park)
#27 Notre Dame 4, #51 Boston College 0

Singles competition

1. Britney Sanders (ND) def. Jessica Wacnik (BC) 6-3, 6-1
2. #39 Quinn Gleason (ND) vs. Katya Vasilyev (BC) 6-6, unfinished
3. Jennifer Kellner (ND) vs. Lexi Borr (BC) 7-5, 0-2, unfinished
4. Monica Robinson (ND) def. Emily Safron (BC) 6-3, 6-2
5. Mary Closs (ND) vs. Wan-Yi Sweeting (BC), 4-6, 0-4, unfinished
6. Julie Vrabel (ND) wins by default, BC incomplete lineup

Doubles competition

1. #66 Lexi Borr/Jessica Wacnik (BC) vs. #15 Quinn Gleason/Britney Sanders (ND), 7-5, unfinished
2. Julie Sabacinski/Jennifer Kellner (ND) def. Wan-Yi Sweeting/Katya Vasilyev (BC) 8-3
3. Mary Closs/Molly O'Koniewski (ND) def. Emily Safron/Heini Salonen (BC) 3-6, BC retired

Match Notes:
Boston College 14-9; National ranking #51
Notre Dame 16-8; National ranking #27
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (6,1,4)

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