Irish Sweep Northeast Road Trip – Notre Dame Fighting Irish – Official Athletics Site


SYRACUSE, NY. –The University of Notre Dame tennis team picked up a pair of narrow wins on their road trip to the Northeast this weekend, beating Boston College and Syracuse each, 4-3. The Fighting Irish improve to 11-8 this season and are 4-5 in Atlantic Coast Conference action with the wins.

Against Boston College, the Irish picked up the doubles point as pairings of Julia Andreach and Yashna Yellayi and Carrie Beckman and Nibedita Ghosh picked up wins at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. Both games were scored 6-3.

In singles, the Irish and the Eagles shared the six matches. Notre Dame got wins from Andreach at No. 2 (6-4. 4-6, 7-5), Yellayi (6-4, 6-4) and Ghosh (6-3, 6-3).

Sunday’s match with the Orange took another path. The Irish dropped the doubles point, falling behind early. Notre Dame got straight-set wins from Page Freeman and Andreach, while also taking the fifth and sixth flights by default.

#49 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 4, Boston College 3

Singles competition

  1. Marice Aguiar (CB) beats. Freeman Page (ND) 6-3, 6-3
  2. Julia Andreach (ND) def. Laura Lopez (BC) 6-4, 4-6, 7-5
  3. Yashna Yellayi (ND) defeated. Plobrung Plipuech (BC) 6-4, 6-4
  4. Natasha Irani (CB) beats. Maria Olivia Castedo (ND) 6-2, 6-1
  5. Nebedita Ghosh (ND) defeated. Stephanie Sanchez (BC) 6-3, 6-3
  6. Sophia Edwards (BC) def. Meghan Coleman (ND) 6-3, 6-2

Doubles competition

  1. Laura Lopez/Marice Aguiar (CB) v Page Freeman/Maria Olivia Castedo (ND) 4-4, unfinished
  2. Julia Andreach/Yashna Yellayi (ND) def. Stephanie Sanchez/Sophia Edwards (BC) 6-3
  3. Carrie Beckman/Nebedita Ghosh (ND) def. Plobrung Plipuech/Hailey Wilcox (BC) 6-3

Match notes: Finishing order: Doubles (2.3); Singles (1,4,6,3,5,2)

#49 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 4, Syracuse 3

Singles competition
1. #90 Page Freeman (ND-W) def. Miyuka Kimoto (US) 6-2, 6-2

  1. Julia Andreach (ND-W) def. Polina Kozyreva (SU) 6-2, 6-2
  2. Ines Fonte (SU) defeated. Yashna Yellayi (ND-W) 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (10-5)
  3. Shiori Ito (SU) defeats. Nibedita Ghosh (ND-W) 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (10-5)
  4. Maria Olivia Castedo (ND-W) defeated. No player (SU), default
  5. Meghan Coleman (ND-W) def. No player (SU), default

Doubles competition

  1. Polina Kozyreva/Miyuka Kimoto (SU) defeats. #31 Page Freeman/Maria Olivia Castedo (ND-W) 6-3
  2. #58 Sofya Treshcheva/Shiori Ito (SU) defeated. Yashna Yellayi/Julia Andreach (ND-W) 6-4
  3. Nibedita Ghosh/Carrie Beckman (ND-W) def. No player/No player (SU), default

Match Notes: Notre Dame Fighting Irish 11-8, 4-5; National ranking #49 Syracuse 8-9, 2-8 Finishing order: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,5,1,2,3,4)


The Irish will be back in action on Friday, hosting Miami in the ACC game at the Eck Tennis Pavilion starting at 3:30 p.m.


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