Semifinals: California (L, 2-4) - RESULTS, NOTES & QUOTES
Quarterfinals: Baylor (W, 4-3) - RESULTS, NOTES & QUOTES
Sweet 16: Clemson (W, 4-0) - RESULTS, NOTES & QUOTES
Second Round: Michigan (W, 4-1)
First Round: Illinois-Chicago (W, 4-0)
SCHOOL/RECORD: Notre Dame (27-5) - #5
CONFERENCE: Big East
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Jay Louderback (590-344)
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 15
BEST NCAA FINISH: Quarterfinals (1996, 2006, 2007). Most recently, fell to eventual champion Georgia Tech, 4-2, in 2007.
2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Only losses this season came at the hands of No. 1 Northwestern (twice), No. 4 Baylor and No. 7 Georgia Tech … Won ninth BIG EAST title in 14 years … Advanced to the ITA National Team Indoor semifinals… After beginning the year ranked No. 17, the Irish climbed as high as No. 2 (March 17)…Fourth straight season with at least 21 victories…have finished in the top 30 for 16 straight seasons
PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Three ranked doubles teams, including two in the top 10 (Kelcy Tefft/Kristy Frilling and Kelcy Tefft/Kali Krisik) … Tefft and Frilling opened the season ranked No. 1 doubles and have spent the entire season in the top three … Tefft and Frilling ranked in the top 45 in singles… Louderback has captured 15 conference titles… Louderback is second on the all-time NCAA Division I wins list among active coaches.