Men's Tennis

No. 29 Hoosiers Drop No. 28 Irish, 6-1

Sophomore Greg Andrews picked up the lone win for the Irish on Saturday.

Jan. 28, 2012

Box Score

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 28 Notre Dame men's tennis team fell to No. 29 Indiana, 6-1, on day one of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend hosted by No. 3 Ohio State at the Varsity Tennis Center.

Notre Dame (3-2) will meet No. 44 Cornell in the consolation match at 10 a.m. on Sunday.   

The lone win for the Irish came at No. 2 singles, as sophomore Greg Andrews continued his torrid pace to open the season, with a straight-set win over Josh MacTaggart, 6-1, 6-4. The reigning BIG EAST Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week is now 5-0 on the year in singles and has won all five matches in straight-sets.

The Irish opened up in a 1-0 hole after dropping the doubles point. No. 1 duo Niall Fitzgerald and Spencer Talmadge fell to Isade Juneau and Jeremy Langer, 8-5, while the No. 2 doubles team of Greg Andrews and Casey Watt lost to Alastair Barnes and Josh MacTaggart, 8-6.

In singles action, Watt won the first set, before falling at No. 1 singles to Juneau in three sets, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. At No. 3 singles, No. 74 Sam Keeton lost to Jeremy Langer in straight sets, 7-6, 6-0, and Fitzgerald lost in straight sets to Stephen Vogl, 7-6, 6-0, at No. 5 singles.

Both Billy Pecor (7-6, 4-6 (10-4)) at No. 4 and Blas Moros (4-6, 7-6 (10-3)) at No. 6 carried their matches into super sets, but fell to Dimitrtije Tasic and Will Kendall, respectively.

Complete Results




No. 1 Singles
Isade Juneau (IU) d. Casey Watt (ND), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

No. 2 Singles
Greg Andrews (ND) d. Josh MacTaggart (IU), 6-1, 6-4

No. 3 Singles
Jeremy Langer (IU) d. No. 74 Sam Keeton (ND), 6-4, 7-5

No. 4 Singles
Dimitrtrije Tasic (IU) d. Billy Pecor (ND), 7-6, 4-6 (10-4)

No. 5 Singles
Stephen Vogl (IU) d. Niall Fitzgerald (ND), 7-6, 6-0

No. 6 Singles
Will Kendall (IU) d. Blas Moros (ND), 4-6, 7-6 (10-3)

Order of Finish: 2, 5, 1, 3, 4, 6


No. 1 Doubles
Isade Juneau / Jeremy Langer (IU) d. Niall Fitzgerald / Spencer Talmadge (ND), 8-5

No. 2 Doubles
Alastair Barnes / Josh MacTaggart (IU) d. Greg Andrews / Casey Watt (ND), 8-6

No. 3 Doubles
Stephen Vogl / Will Kendall (IU) led Sam Keeton / Billy Pecor (ND), 6-5 (unfinished)

Order of Finish: 1, 2


Event Calendar


May 24
1:30 PM
NCAA Singles Championship First Round
Athens, Ga. (Dan Magill Complex)

Championship Central
May 25
NCAA Singles Championship Second Round
Athens, Ga. (Dan Magill Complex)

Championship Central

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