Mar. 7, 1997
No. 20 Notre Dame Defeats Iowa
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The University of Notre Dame men's
tennis team, ranked No. 20 in the country, improved its record to
10-3 on the season with a 7-0 win over Iowa on Friday afternoon. The
Hawkeyes fall to 6-3.
The Irish were led by freshman Ryan Sachire, who was a 6-1, 6-2
winner at No. 1 singles over Tom Derouin of Iowa. Sachire is ranked
No. 50 in the country in singles, and has a 6-2 record in No. 1
singles action this season and has an overall mark of 28-6.
Winners in both doubles and singles for the Irish on Friday
included: Sachire, senior Ryan Simme, juniors Jakub Pietrowski and
Eric Enloe and sophomore Brian Patterson.
Notre Dame 7, Iowa 0
Ryan Sachire (N) def. Tom Derouin, 6-1, 6-2; Jakub Pietrowski (N) def.
Damir Seferovic, 6-2, 6-4; Ryan Simme (N) def. Ulf Jentler, 6-2, 6-4;
Brian Patterson (N) def. Ryan Johnstone, 6-2, 6-4; Dan Rothschild (N)
def. Justin Pohn, 6-1, 6-3; Eric Enloe (N) def. J.R. Chidley, 6-0,
Doubles (most double wins is worth one match point)
Pietrowski and Patterson (N) def. Derouin and Jentler, 8-4; Sachire
and Trent Miller (N) def. Seferovic and Ben Bamsey, 8-7; Simme and
Rothschild (N) def. Johnstone and Dave McDevitt, 8-4.