Irish pick up a handful of victories on the final day of fall tournament action
Monaghan, Lawson fall in doubles semifinals
Lawson and Monaghan defeat No. 23 Hidalgo and Watson of Florida on Friday
Irish claim regional doubles title for second straight year
Monaghan also advances to singles semifinals, scheduled for Monday
Notre Dame beat Western Illinois 7 to 0 at the Eck Tennis Pavilion at 5pm on Saturday, January 19th.
AS A JUNIOR: Contributed mostly through singles play in which he amassed a 9-10 record over the course of the year . . . began the dual season with three straight singles wins, including against No. 47 Michigan’s Davis Crocker, 6-4, 6-4 ... defeated IPFW’s Carlos do Val at No. 3 singles in two sets (6-3, 6-0) to close out the year . . . amassed a 3-4 doubles record . . . earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Went 8-6 in singles and 6-4 in doubles during his second season with the Irish ... logged a 6-3, 6-3 dual match victory at No. 6 singles against Brian Hickey of Valparaiso University ... paired up with Kenny Sabacinski to record a 2-0 at No. 3 doubles ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Went 1-0 in doubles with Kenneth Sabacinski as his partner ... Went 9-3 in singles and 4-2 in doubles during fall season ... won eight consecutive singles matches during middle of fall season, including records of 3-1 at the Vredevelt Invitational, 3-0 at the Tom Fallon Invitational and 3-2 at the USTA/ITA Midwest Singles Championship ... named to the all-tournament team at the Vredevelt Invitational to open the campaign after going 3-1 in singles and 2-0 in doubles ... won eight of nine singles contests in straight sets ... teamed with Kenneth Sabacinski to go 2-1 at the USTA/ITA Midwest Doubles Championship ... competed with four separate doubles partners to open fall before settling with Sabacinski for final three matches ... along with teammate Greg Andrews, won the doubles bracket of the ITA Summer Circuit event ... a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team ... made the Dean's List in the spring semester ... earned a Monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA:Graduated from Horizon High School in the spring of 2012 ... was team MVP all four years ... helped Horizon win state as a freshman ... born in Bogota, Colombia to Luis Alberto Montoya and Luz Stella Allred ... has an older brother, Santiago, who graduated from Notre Dame in 2009 and played on the tennis team, a younger brother, Danny, and an older sister, Melissa ... sister, Melissa, played lacrosse for the University of Arizona ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and pursuing a degree in Finance.