Notre Dame beat Western Illinois 7 to 0 at the Eck Tennis Pavilion at 5pm on Saturday, January 19th.
AS A JUNIOR: Went 12-10 in singles play, including a 2-0 record at No. 4 singles and a 2-1 record at the No. 5 slot . . . played Georgia Tech’s Eduardo Segura to three set tiebreaks in a 7-6(4), 6-7(8), 10-7 victory … defeated No. 5 Duke’s Josh Levine in two sets (6-4, 6-3) . . . clinched the Irish win over NC State with a come-from-behind 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-2 win over Nick Horton ... amassed a 7-6 doubles record, which began with a four-match win streak to begin the fall season . . . earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Began second collegiate season with a bang, ripping off three consecutive singles victories against Ruben Greiner of Western Michigan (6-4, 5-7, 1-0 (10-5)) as well as Ali Shabib (6-0, 6-1) and Matt Kuelker (6-4, 6-4) of Cleveland State at the Vredevelt Invitational ... longest singles winning streak of the season was seven matches ... compiled a 2-1 spring singles record ... won first doubles match of the fall season alongside Ryan Bandy, defeating Jakub Eisner and Rolando Torrellas of Illinois State (8-2) at the Vredevelt Invitational ... won both doubles matches of the spring season with Nicolas Montoya, besting Ben Brocker and Roberto Meza of Toledo (6-1) as well as Lucas Waak and Kyle Dunn of Valparaiso (8-4) ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Went 1-0 in doubles action with Nicolas Montoya as his partner ... went 5-4 in singles and 3-3 in doubles during the fall season ... earned a spot on the all-tournament team at the Vredevelt Invitational after going 3-1 in singles and 1-1 in doubles ... also won a pair of singles contests at the Tom Fallon Invitational ... won two doubles matches with teammate Nicolas Montoya at the USTA/ITA Midwest Doubles Championship to advance to the round of 16 ... included in the two wins was a 9-7 victory over the No. 42 team of Spencer Wolf and Raleigh Smith of Northwestern ... a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team ... made Dean's List both semesters ... earned a Monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA:Graduated from American Heritage High School in the spring of 2012 ... named all-county in 2011 and 2012 ... district doubles winner and state doubles champion in 2011 and 12 ... district singles winner and state singles champion in 2012 ... was No. 1 singles player at school all four years ... won one team district championship and was runner-up twice ... consistently ranked in top three in singles in Florida ... consistent top 30 player nationally ... was a five-star recruit ... played No. 1 singles on Florida Jr. Davis Cup team ... away from the courts received the AP Chemistry, English and Spanish awards ... also was a scholar athlete for the Miami Herald ... born in Miami, Fla., to Dr. Kenneth and Diana Sabacinski ... has two older sisters, Lauren and Julie, who attends Notre Dame and plays tennis on the women's team ... sister, Lauren, played tennis at William & Mary ... enrolled in the College of Science majoring in science-business.