Griffin, Sabacinski, Kempin nab singles victories; Dawson/Rayl snag doubles win
Irish take four singles, two doubles matches
Irish pick up a handful of victories against Columbia at Four in the Fall invite
Covalschi claims third in singles draw at Duke
Fall tournaments in full swing
Men's tennis at North Carolina
AS A JUNIOR: Came out strong throughout the fall and early spring before missing the last half of the dual season with a knee injury … posted a 14-10 singles record and a 10-7 mark in doubles play . . . partnered with Drew Dawson to reach the doubles quarterfinals at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships … defeated Michigan State’s Alexander Kim/Doug Zade (8-3), Northwestern’s Fedor Baev and Sam Shropshire (8-7(5) and Illinois-Chicago’s Isaac Lloveras/Louis Theodor (8-1) over the run ... advanced to the singles quarterfinals at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships after notching wins over Illinois’ Toshiki Matsuya (6-7(2), 6-4, 6-4), Ohio State’s No. 92 Herkko Pollanen (6-3, 6-3) and Toledo’s Stjepan Sisko (6-3, 2-6, 6-3) … won five of his first six dual singles matches to start the spring, including a 6-2, 5-7, 7-6(6) victory over Oklahoma State’s Tristan Meraut to seal the Irish win over the Cowboys during the ITA Kickoff Weekend … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Had an outstanding season, posting a 25-17 singles record (15-10 dual) as well as a 7-13 doubles mark (5-8 dual) ... won first singles match of the ACC Tournament, topping Clemson's Austin Ansari in straight sets (6-2, 6-4) before being dispatched by Virginia's Justin Shane in straight sets (2-6, 4-6) ... aided Notre Dame's advancement to the Sweet 16 by defeating Vinod Gowda of Ole Miss (6-3, 7-5) ... squared off with Virginia's Shane once again in the Sweet 16, dropping the match in straight sets (2-6, 2-6) ... spent the majority of the spring doubles season playing alongside Ryan Bandy at No. 3 doubles ... defeated Ralf Steinbach and Chris Diaz of top-ranked Ohio State (7-5) ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not see any action in the 2012-13 season ... a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team ... made Dean's List in the fall semester.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA:Graduated from Kantonsschule Alpenquai Lucerne (Switzerland) in spring 2012 ... ranked 61st in the Swiss ranking ... achieved a No. 3 ranking in central Switzerland and named the No. 1 player in canton Zug ... won the Central Switzerland championship in 2009 and the canton Zug championship in 2011 ... participated at the under 16 European Championship in Moscow and was a finalist in doubles freshman year ... played club tennis for the Club Allmend Lucerne ... participated in the high school orchestra ... full name is Eric Edouard Schnurrenberger ... son of Markus and Andrea Schnurrenberger ... has one brother, Luc ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and majoring in International Economics and Romance Languages with a concentration in Financial Economics and Econometrics.