Notre Dame successfully defended its Three Rivers Athletic Conference tennis title by going undefeated during the regular season and then winning the conference tournament on September 21, 2013 at Jermaine Park in Toledo, Ohio.
The Eagles swept all three singles events and the No. 2 doubles match to finish the tournament with 38 points. Clay placed second with 33 points followed by St. Ursula (29 points), Central Catholic (24 points), Fremont Ross (21 points), Findlay (20 points), Whitmer (10 points) and Lima Senior (5 points).
Notre Dame’s combined 28 regular season and tournament points gave the Eagles its second straight TRAC championship. Clay and St. Ursula tied for second with 22 total points followed by Central Catholic (16 points), Fremont Ross (12 points), Findlay (8 points), Whitmer (4 points) and Lima Senior (0 points).
Notre Dame junior Teagan McNamara defeated Celina Nowicki of St. Ursula in straight sets (6-1, 6-0) to capture the No. 1 singles title. Last year McNamara knocked off Nowicki in the No. 2 singles title match.
Sophomore Alicia Nahhas of Notre Dame won the No. 2 singles match (6-0, 6-0) over Bailey Coughlin of Clay. Eagle junior Nina Eid defeated Amanda Sahoury of St. Ursula 6-2, 6-1 in the No. 3 singles final.
The No. 1 doubles title was won by the Central Catholic team of senior Mallory Dennis and junior Emily Brown in straight sets (6-2, 6-3) over Clay’s Emilie Roman and Jennifer Belkofer.
Junior twin sisters Xan and Sheridan Miller of Notre Dame finished off the Eagles domination on the courts with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Rachel Nelson and Jennifer Lucas of Clay in the No. 2 doubles title match.
With the conclusion of the regular season, the Eagles hope to take their on-court prowess deep into the state playoffs. The OHSAA state tournament begins on September 30 with sectional play and concludes in Columbus on October 19, 2013 with the semifinals and finals.
The results of the Girls Varsity Tennis Tournament can be viewed by clicking on the following links: