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Ryan Sachire Named to USTA All-American Summer Team

Notre Dame sophomore one of six players selected.

June 8, 1998

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Notre Dame sophomore men's tennis player Ryan Sachire has been named one six players to the 1998 United States Tennis Association (USTA) All-American Summer Team, an elite training program for the top American collegiate tennis players. The program is administered by the USTA and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) with the six members chosen based on United States citizenship, dual-match records, doubles records, final Rolex rankings, performance in ITA Collegiate Grand Slam events and sportsmanship.

Sachire, a native of Canfield, Ohio, finished the season ranked No. 20 in the Rolex collegiate rankings and advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA championships as a 9-16 seed. He played No. 1 singles for the Irish, finishing with an 18-7 dual-match record. Sachire earned All-America honors in singles and is the first Notre Dame All-American since 1994. He has compiled a 71-23 record for the Irish over the last two seasons.

Stanford's Bob Bryan, who won the NCAA men's singles and doubles titles, Stanford's Mike Bryan, who won the NCAA doubles title with brother Bob, Stanford's Paul Goldstein, Georgia's John Roddick and Harvard's James Blake join Sachire on the team. The USTA All-American Summer Team will travel to Dallas, Texas, for a training session June 13-18. In addition to competing in USTA professional circuit events, members of the team also will participate in the ITA National Summer Championships presented by the USTA at the University of Illinois, Aug. 13-16.


 

Event Calendar

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January 20
3:30 PM
Ball State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
January 22
12:00 PM
Kentucky
Lexington, Ky. (Boone Tennis Center)
January 27
1:30 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Complex)
January 28
3:00 PM
TBA
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Complex)
February 4
10:00 AM
Monmouth N.J.
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 4
3:00 PM
William & Mary
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 11
12:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 12
12:00 PM
Illinois
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 12
5:00 PM
Detroit
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 19
12:00 PM
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 24
6:00 PM
Northwestern
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
March 3
6:00 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, Ohio (Varsity Tennis Center)
March 11
12:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Bass-Rudd Tennis Center)
March 18
2:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
March 24
3:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Burrows-Burrleson Tennis Center)
March 31
3:30 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 2
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 7
3:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Speicher Tennis Center)
April 9
12:00 PM
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (Neil Schiff Tennis Center)
April 14
3:00 PM
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Ambler Tennis Center)
April 16
12:00 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)
April 21
3:30 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 23
12:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 26
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 27
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 28
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 29
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 30
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
May 12
All Day
NCAA Championships
TBD

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