Close matches have defined recent series with Wildcats
Notre Dame will look to talented core to provide leadership
The Irish topped No. 47 Michigan State and Toledo to improve to 3-0 on the season.
Irish claim ninth BIG EAST crown in school history.
The Irish topped No. 4 seed Marquette, 4-1, Saturday morning.
The men's tennis team was victorious over Louisville on April 21st at the Big East Championship in the Eck Center.
Notre Dame Men's Tennis vs Duke on 02-03-2013.
Notre Dame lost to Northwestern on Tuesday, January 22nd in the Eck Tennis Pavilion.
Notre Dame beat Marquette 7 to 0 on Saturday, January 19th in the Eck Tennis Pavilion
Images of the Irish during another successful campaign.
AS A SENIOR: Stepped up as a senior to serve as a leader at the top of the lineup ... went 5-6 at No. 2 and 6-3 at No. 3 in singles ... named third-team All-ACC in addition to the 2014 All-ACC academic team ... defeated Ralf Steinbach of No. 1 Ohio State, 6-3, 6-3 ... won three consecutive matches in the second half of a tough ACC schedule ... knocked off Jordan Angus in straight sets to help the Irish upset No. 9 Mississippi State ... defeated Justin Shane of No. 10 Virginia, 6-2, 6-3, after falling to him in three sets earlier in the season ... won six consecutive matches to open up the fall season ... granted the Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Won four consecutive matches in straight sets to starts the spring season ... went 8-4 at No. 6 singles and 11-7 in doubles during the spring ... knocked off No. 90 Jonny Wang of Southern California (1-6, 6-3, 6-3) ... turned in marks of 7-4 in singles and 4-4 in doubles during the fall season ... notched a four match winning streak and a three match winning streak in singles ... won four of first five matches, including going 3-1 at the Tom Fallon Invitational ... won all seven singles matches in straight sets ... ended fall with a 2-1 mark at the Tribe Invitational ... won two straight doubles contests at the Tribe Invitational to end the fall season ... a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic team ... made Dean's List in the fall semester ... earned a Monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Won a pair of dual matches in the spring, going 10-2 on the year ... also went 7-5 in doubles on the year, including 2-0 during the spring season ... defeated IUPUI's Deon Shafer (6-2, 6-4) and Saint Bonaventure's Javier Oritz (6-1, 6-1) in straight sets in spring Irish wins ... won seven fall singles matches in straight sets ... teamed with Billy Pecor (two doubles) and Matt Dooley (three doubles), respectively, to win doubles contests against opponents from Toledo (8-6) and IUPUI (8-5) ... went 2-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles at Illini Invitational, 3-1 in singles and 2-2 in doubles at Tom Fallon Invitational and 2-0 in singles at Gopher Invitational ... won eight of last 10 singles contests, including a five-match winning streak to end the year ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a Monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN:Pieced together a record of 7-3 during singles play on the year, while going 9-2 in doubles contests ... named member of BIG EAST Academic All-Star team ... all singles contests came during the fall docket, going 1-1 at the Midwest Regional, 3-1 at the Crimson Tide Fall Championship and 3-1 at the Purdue Invitational ... in doubles, teamed with Michael Moore, Sean Tan, Daniel Stahl and Matt Johnson at points throughout the season, posting records of 1-1, 6-0, 0-1 and 2-0 with those respective players ... competed in four dual matches, posting a mark of 3-1 in those contests ... ended the year with three-straight dual victories, defeating Toledo's Mircea Dimofte and Bryant Dudzik (8-4) and IUPUI's Armando Diaz and Ivan Mojsejev (8-1) at No. 3 and Dayton's Alex Crum and Robert Salcedo (8-1) at No. 2 ... earned a Monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL & PERSONAL DATA:Four-time letter winner at St. Xavier (Ohio) ... dubbed conference and regional championships earned state champion title during freshman, sophomore and junior years ... named team MVP at the conclusion of junior and senior seasons ... No. 3 ranked prospect in Ohio and was consistently in the nation's top 100 according to tennisrecruiting.net ... reached as high as No. 67 nationally ... finished third in the state championships ... carried a 2009 junior circuit record of 26-16 ... member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ... born in Cincinnati, Ohio ... son of Steve and Sheila Bandy ... has two brothers, Patrick, who played tennis at Xavier, and twin Sean, who played the 2010-11 season at Dayton ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in management consulting.