Billy Pecor advances in singles qualifying draw as Fighting Irish prepare for main event
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.