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No. 25 Irish Fall At No. 4 Ohio State, 7-0

Freshman Quentin Monaghan took No. 2 Peter Kobelt to a third set before falling 14-12 in the superset Saturday at Ohio State.

Feb. 23, 2013

Box Score

#4 OSU 7, #25 Notre Dame 0 Get Acrobat Reader

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 25 University of Notre Dame men's tennis team fell to No. 4 Ohio State, 7-0, in Saturday action at the Varsity Tennis Courts in Columbus, Ohio.

The Irish fall to 6-5, while the Buckeyes improve to 11-2. Notre Dame returns to action at 3 p.m. next Sunday when it travels to Madison, Wis., for a matchup with the No. 75 Wisconsin Badgers.

Ohio State took the doubles point to claim the 1-0 lead and then clinched the match with wins at five, one and three singles. The Buckeyes were coming off an impressive semifinal finish at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships.   

The Irish didn't have much luck in the doubles portion of the match, but performed well in a trio of singles contests. Freshman standout Quentin Monaghan turned in a sensational performance at two against No. 2 Peter Kobelt, falling in a third set superset, 14-12. The Chatham, N.J., native dropped the first set 6-3, before taking the second, 7-5. With the match already decided, the two individuals went into a third set superset to decide the winner. Kobelt came out on top, 14-12, after Monaghan battled the highly-ranked Buckeye to the very end.

At six, Michael Moore took Hunter Callahan to a third set, falling 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, and at four, Billy Pecor fell to No. 37 Chris Diaz in a close two-set match, 6-4, 6-4.

RESULTS

Singles
1. #62 Blaz Rola (OSU) def. #71 Greg Andrews (ND) 6-4, 6-1
2. #2 Peter Kobelt (OSU) def. Quentin Monaghan (ND) 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (14-12)
3. Devin McCarthy (OSU) def. Blas Moros (ND) 6-2, 6-2
4. #37 Chris Diaz (OSU) def. Billy Pecor (ND) 6-4, 6-4
5. #30 Connor Smith (OSU) def. Wyatt McCoy (ND) 6-0, 6-4
6. Hunter Callahan (OSU) def. Michael Moore (ND) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3

Doubles
1. #36 Peter Kobelt/Connor Smith (OSU) def. Greg Andrews/Spencer Talmadge (ND) 8-3
2. Devin McCarthy/Ille Van Engelen (OSU) def. #55 Billy Pecor/Alex Lawson (ND) 8-3
3. Blaz Rola/Kevin Metka (OSU) def. Matt Dooley/Quentin Monaghan (ND) 8-4

Match Notes:
Notre Dame 6-5; National ranking #25
Ohio State 11-2; National ranking #4
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (5,1,3,4,6,2)
T-3:00  A-336 

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3:30 PM
Ball State
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January 22
12:00 PM
Kentucky
Lexington, Ky. (Boone Tennis Center)
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1:30 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Complex)
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3:00 PM
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10:00 AM
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February 11
12:00 PM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 12
12:00 PM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 12
5:00 PM
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February 19
12:00 PM
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February 24
6:00 PM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
March 3
6:00 PM
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Columbus, Ohio (Varsity Tennis Center)
March 11
12:00 PM
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Louisville, Ky. (Bass-Rudd Tennis Center)
March 18
2:00 PM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
March 24
3:00 PM
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Blacksburg, Va. (Burrows-Burrleson Tennis Center)
March 31
3:30 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 2
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 7
3:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Speicher Tennis Center)
April 9
12:00 PM
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (Neil Schiff Tennis Center)
April 14
3:00 PM
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Ambler Tennis Center)
April 16
12:00 PM
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Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)
April 21
3:30 PM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 23
12:00 PM
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Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 26
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ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 27
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 28
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 29
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ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 30
TBA
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Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
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