May 22, 1997
Men's Tennis Players Eliminated in Early Rounds
LOS ANGELES --- The University of Notre Dame men's tennis season came to an end on Thursday as freshman Ryan Sachire lost in the second round of the singles portion of the NCAA Championship and the doubles team of senior Jakub Pietrowski and sophomore Brian Patterson lost in the first round of the doubles tournament.
Sachire was a 6-2, 6-2 loser to Ryan Wolters of Stanford, who was the No. 7 seed in the 64-person singles tournament.
Patterson and Pietrowski lost in the 32-team doubles tournament to Tim Crichton and Tom Hamilton of Arkansas by a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 score. The Razorback duo was the No. 3-seeded team in the tournament.