Men's Tennis



Season Outlook: Youthful Irish Look To Establish Presence in 2018

Irish set to kick off season against Michigan State on Friday at the Eck Tennis Pavilion


Hagar Falls In NCAA Championship Second Round

Senior's closes out career in Athens, Georgia


Need To Know: NCAA Singles Championship

Hagar will make first NCAA singles appearance beginning Wednesday


Irish Fall In 4-3 Heartbreaker To Louisville At ACC Championship

Notre Dame battles to final match against Cardinals


Need To Know: ACC Championship vs. Louisville

Tenth-seeded Irish set to take on seventh-seed Louisville in ACC second round Thursday


Commencement 2017

Notre Dame and the athletics department graduated 170 student-athletes on May 21, 2017.


Catching Up With Josh and Eddy - Notre Dame Men's Tennis

Notre Dame Seniors Josh Hagar and Eddy Covalschi take to the court and field questions about their doubles partnership and what its like to be roommates.


ACC Men's Tennis Championship Second Round

ACC Men's Tennis Championship Second Round


Men's Tennis | March 18, 2017

Men's Tennis | March 18, 2017 | versus Virginia and DePaul


Notre Dame vs. Northwestern

Notre Dame vs. Northwestern


Notre Dame v. Indiana

Notre Dame v. Indiana


Illinois & Detroit Photo Gallery

Illinois & Detroit Photo Gallery


  • 2017 ITA All-American Championships Doubles Quarterfinalist
  • 2017 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship Doubles Consolation Winner
  • 2014 ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Champion
  • 2014 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Doubles Championship qualifier
  • ACC Player of the Week (Jan. 28, 2014)


  • Started at No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles for the majority of the season
  • Ranked inside the top 30 in doubles for the majority of the year
  • Went 21-11 overall and 10-8 in dual doubles matches with Hagar; record includes an 8-7 mark against ranked opponents
  • With Hagar, defeated No. 1 Skander Mansouri and Christian Seraphim of No. 1 Wake Forest 7-5 on April 23, 2017
  • With Hagar, won the consolation doubles bracket at the USTA/ITA Indoor Intercollegiate Championship in November 2016
  • Reached the doubles semifinal of the ITA Midwest Regional Championship in October 2016
  • Reached the doubles quarterfinal at the ITA All-American Championships in October 2016
  • Earned a monogram


  • Finished the season with a singles record of 19-20 and doubles record of 18-15  ranked as high as No. 39 in doubles with partner Josh Hagar
  • Defeated TCU’s Gianni Mancini at the ITA All-American Championships in October (6-1, 6-0)  
  • Recorded victories against Valparaiso’s Charlie Emhardt (5-7, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (8-6)), Wisconsin’s Josef Dodridge (6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (7-5)), and Illinois’ Julian Childers (6-3, 6-4) before losing in the quarterfinals at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships
  • Also recorded a victory against DePaul’s Tim Corwin/Ivan Dikovic with doubles partner Kenneth Sabacinski (8-4) in the doubles round of 64
  • During the dual season defeated Jared Hiltzik/Alex Jesse of No. 12 Illinois with partner Alex Lawson (6-1), No. 77 Alex Favrot/Luke Johnson of Clemson with partner Alex Lawson (6-3), No. 7 Joao Monteiro/Andreas Bjerrehus of Virginia Tech with Josh Hagar (6-4), No. 17 Jack Murray/Brayden Schnur of No. 1 North Carolina with Josh Hagar
  • Recorded victories against Vincent Lin of Duke (7-6 (7-5), 6-3) and Jon Ho of No. 7 Wake Forest (6-3, 7-6 (7-4) in the ACC Tournament
  • Earned a monogram


  • Went 20-15 in doubles, including 11-4 in tournament play and 3-2 against nationally ranked opponents while competing primarily with Josh Hagar
  • Finished the year with a 6-9 record at No. 2 doubles
  • Held a nine-match doubles win streak in the fall, seven of which came with Hagar
  • Claimed the ITA Midwest Regional Doubles Championship after winning six matches in four days
  • Defeated 27th-ranked teammates Billy Pecor and Alex Lawson in the ITA Midwest Regional semifinal, 4-6, 7-5, 10-6
  • Won their opening match at the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships over Mississippi State’s Florian Lakat and Julian Cash, 7-5, 6-3
  • Fell to USC’s Yannick Hanfmann and Roberto Quiroz in the quarterfinals, 6-3, 6-3 defeated No. 3 Illinois’ 14th-ranked duo of Ross Guignon and Tim Kopinski in a tiebreaker, 7-6(4) in dual play on Feb. 28
  • Amassed an overall singles record of 12-2
  • Defeated No. 84 Nathan Rakitt of Georgia Tech, 6-4, 6-2  
  • Earned a monogram.


  • Made an immediate impact in the lineup as a newcomer
  • Competed in the No. 3 through No. 6 singles spots in dual matches throughout the season, going 7-7 at No. 5
  • His victory over Ryuji Hirooka in a three sets (6-3, 5-6, 6-4) was the deciding match that led the Irish to upset No. 8 Kentucky
  • Defeating Hirooka earned him ACC Player of the Week
  • The following week, he defeated No. 97 Kevin Lai to take down Kentucky again
  • Won five consecutive singles matches in the second half of a tough ACC spring schedule
  • Also won five straight singles matches in the fall
  • Earned a monogram


  • Graduated magna cum laude from Dwight D. Eisenhower High School in the spring of 2013
  • A five-star recruit and was ranked as high as 15th in class
  • Only played high school tennis his senior year, in which he and his team won the 2012 Michigan high school state championship
  • Was also the 2012 state singles champion
  • Had an undefeated record of 23-0
  • Was Michigan All-State and named the Michigan Player of the Year
  • Awarded the 2013 Harold M. Stratton Leadership award, Ike's Brightest, Academic All-State, the Presidential Award and Academic Athlete of the Year award
  • A member of the junior national honor society and the DECA business club
  • Born in Clinton Township, Mich.
  • Full name is Edward Covalschi
  • The son of Ovidiu and Daniela Covalschi
  • Has one older sister, Diana
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a Management Consulting major.

Eddy Covalschi
Eddy  Covalschi


Shelby Township, MI

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

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