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Top-Seeded Irish March On To BIG EAST Semis With Sweep Of St. John's

Freshman Quentin Monaghan won 6-2, 6-2 at two singles as the Irish swept St. John's Friday afternoon.

April 19, 2013

Box Score

#28 Notre Dame 4, St. John's 0 Get Acrobat Reader

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The No. 1 seeded University of Notre Dame men's tennis team captured its first victory of the 2013 BIG EAST Men's Tennis Championship with a 4-0 sweep of No. 9 seeded St. John's Friday morning inside the Eck Tennis Pavilion.

With the win the Irish (17-7) advance to the semifinal round where they will play No. 4 Marquette, who swept No. 5 Georgetown, 4-0, Friday afternoon. The match will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday.

The Irish will carry a seven-match winning streak into Saturday's contest.

After claiming the doubles portion of the match and taking a 1-0 lead, the Irish looked to continue their success as they headed into the singles competition.

Playing at the No. 5 singles spot, Wyatt McCoy captured the first singles victory for the Irish with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Mark Mozer. Quentin Monaghan extended the Irish lead to 3-0 after his 6-2, 6-2 victory on court number two. The contest was concluded after Blas Moros closed out a 6-0, 6-4 win on court three over Hugo Morth.

The Irish claimed the doubles point of the dual match with wins on courts one and three.  The number three pairing of Michael Moore and Monaghan secured the first doubles win with a decisive 8-2 victory over Every and Mozer.

Notre Dame's number one doubles pairing of Billy Pecor and Alex Lawson took advantage of an initial 4-1 lead to hold off the Red Storm's number one pairing of Lampa and Mihai with a final score of 8-5. With the doubles point secured, the number two doubles match was abandoned with Talmadge and Andrews trailing 4-6 to Mladenov and Morth.

No. 1 Notre Dame 4, No. 9 St. John's 0

Singles:

1.  Greg Andrews vs. Vasko Mladenov, 6-3, 4-6, 2-0, unfinished

2.  Quentin Monaghan def. Valentin Mihai, 6-2, 6-2

3.  Blas Moros def. Hugo Morth, 6-0, 6-4

4.  Billy Pecor vs. Mike Lampa, 6-4, 6-1, unfinished

5.  Wyatt McCoy def. Mark Mozer, 6-4, 6-1

6.  Michael Moore vs. Michael-John Every, 6-4, 4-2, unfinished

Doubles:

1.  Billy Pecor / Alex Lawson def. Mike Lampa / Valentin Mihai, 8-5

2.  Vasko Mladenov / Hugo Morth vs. Spencer Talmadge / Greg Andrews, 6-4, unfinished

3.  Michael Moore / Quentin Monaghan def. Michael-John Every / Mark Mozer, 8-2

Match Notes:

Notre Dame: 17-7; National ranking #28

St. John's: 3-15

Order of finish:  Doubles (3, 1); Singles (5, 2, 3)

T-2:24

--ND--


 

 

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January 20
3:30 PM
Ball State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
January 22
12:00 PM
Kentucky
Lexington, Ky. (Boone Tennis Center)
January 27
1:30 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Complex)
January 28
3:00 PM
TBA
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Complex)
February 4
10:00 AM
Monmouth N.J.
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 4
3:00 PM
William & Mary
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 11
12:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 12
12:00 PM
Illinois
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 12
5:00 PM
Detroit
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 19
12:00 PM
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 24
6:00 PM
Northwestern
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
March 3
6:00 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, Ohio (Varsity Tennis Center)
March 11
12:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Bass-Rudd Tennis Center)
March 18
2:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
March 24
3:00 PM
Virginia Tech
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
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)
April 21
3:30 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 23
12:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 26
TBA
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
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 30
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
May 12
All Day
NCAA Championships
TBD

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