October 6, 1996
Sachire Wins ChampionshipCHAPEL HILL, N.C. - University of Notre Dame freshman tennis player Ryan Sachire won the championship match of the White draw at the Carolina Classic on Sunday. Notre Dame junior Jakub Pietrowski lost in the finals of the Blue draw, made up of the higher-ranked players, to Tripp Phillips of North Carolina, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.
In doubles action, the Notre Dame duo of Brian Patterson and Pietrowski won the Blue draw by defeating the team from Harvard by a 8-4 count. Sachire and fellow freshman Matt Horsly won the White draw final with an 8-4 win over the team from Michigan.