Irish pair recognized for academic and athletic achievements
Commodores defeat Irish in NCAA tournament first round
Georgia Tech dominates in first-round upset
Notre Dame gathers momentum ahead of ACC tournament
Demon Deacons snag four singles matches in victory
Men's tennis at North Carolina
A collection of photos of the Barnard family as well as Dougie's trips to Africa.
Notre Dame beat Western Illinois 7 to 0 at the Eck Tennis Pavilion at 5pm on Saturday, January 19th.
Images of the Irish during another successful campaign.
AS A SENIOR: Amassed a 7-3 overall singles record . . . finished the year with a seven-match singles win streak, culminating in his first career dual singles win over Boston College’s Matt Wagner in a tiebreak set after coming from behind to win the second set 7-6 . . . had a strong singles performance at the Crimson Tide Four In The Fall, where he went 3-0 against his opponents . . . ended the year with an overall doubles record of 18-8 including a 15-5 record in doubles action in the spring . . . partnered with Quentin Monaghan throughout most of the year . . . claimed a win over Miami (Niles Clark/Andrew Harrington) to move into the quarterfinals at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships while partnered with Michael Fredericka . . . defeated No. 3 Illinois’ Aron Hiltzik and Toshiki Matsuya while partnered with Billy Pecor in February . . . claimed a win with Quentin Monaghan against No. 12 Wake Forest’s Keivon Tabrizi and Romain Bogaerts . . . named to the All-ACC Academic Men’s Tennis Team . . . won the Rockne Scholar-Athlete Award . . . made the Dean’s List for both fall and spring semesters . . . earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Went 4-5 during the fall in singles action ... also went 8-3 in doubles during fall tournaments ... saw action in Notre Dame's dual meet against Ball State at No. 2 doubles with Matt Dooley ... advanced to round of 16 of the UT Invitational with a three-set victory over Kristiyan Trukov ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Recorded a 3-0 record in doubles action ... Won two singles contests and three doubles matches during the fall ... earned one win at the USTA/ITA Midwest Singles Championships and another at the Tom Fallon Invitational ... won one doubles contest at the Vredevelt Invitational and two at the Tom Fallon Invitational ... teamed with three different doubles partners during fall ... a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team ... made Dean's List both semesters ... earned a Monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN:Went 7-2 during the fall in singles action ... also went 3-2 in doubles, including 1-0 during the spring ... went 3-1 in singles at Tom Fallon Invitational, winning all three contests in straight sets ... advanced to main draw of 2011 USTA/ITA Regional Championships after working way through qualifier draw with a trio of straight-sets victories ... went 2-1 in doubles at Tom Fallon Invitational, picking up a pair of wins with fellow freshman Michael Fredericka ... teamed with Fredericka to beat the No. 3 doubles team from Saint Bonaventure, 8-4, in lone spring action ... went to Uganda in May with Notre Dame's Play Like a Champion Today organization ... named to the Dean's List during the fall and spring semester ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA:Graduated from Brebeuf High School in the spring of 2011 ... played No. 1 for Rick Scotten at Brebeuf ... won the state championship during junior year ... won a sectional championship as a senior and was state runner-up ... outside of tennis, co-founded the Kenya club at Brebeuf in 2010 ... organization raises money for three groups in Kenya: Neema House (home for displaced children in Eldoret), St. Aloysius Gonzaga (high school in Nairobi) and the Kenya Carnival (held every year on Labor Day weekend to support kids in Chulaimbo) ... has visited Kenya three times and hopes to one day reside there ... received Bart McCormick memorial scholarship award for academic excellence and student life participation ... born to Thomas and Rene Barnard in Indianapolis, Ind. ... has an older sister, Anna, and two younger sisters, Carly and Eva, whom the family adopted from Kenya in 2005 ... mother, Rene, played college tennis at Butler ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.