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Irish Squads Lose in BIG EAST Finals.

April 26, 1998

MIAMI -- The University of Notre Dame men's and women's tennis teams both lost in the championship match of the BIG EAST Tournament on Sunday. The men's team lost to Miami by a 4-1 score while the women lost to the Hurricanes by a 4-2 count.

In the men's match, Miami went out in front by picking up the doubles point and then won singles matches at the No. 1, 4 and 5 positions to clinch the league championship. Notre Dame's Eric Enloe was the only Irish player to score a point in the match with a win at No. 6 singles.

Notre Dame head coach Bobby Bayliss was named the BIG EAST coach of the year.

In the women's final, Miami again won the doubles point and picked up victories at No. 1, 4 and 6 singles. Notre Dame's Michelle Dasso won at No. 2 singles while Marisa Velasco won at No. 3.

Women's Final
Miami 4, Notre Dame 2

Singles
Lioudmilla Skavronskaia (M) def. Jennifer Hall, 6-2, 6-0; Michelle Dasso (N) def. Elisabeth Habeler, 6-2, 6-3; Marisa Velasco (N) def. Victoria Hunt, 7-5, 6-2; Katia Bogomolova (M) def. Tiffany Gates, 6-2, 6-4; Kelly Zalinski (N0 vs. Meredith Laughlin, susp.; Alanna Broderick (M) def. Kelley Olson, 6-3, 7-6.

Doubles (most doubles wins are worth one match point)
Gates and Hall (N) vs. Habeler and Skavronskaia, susp.; Bogomolova and Hunt (M) def. Dasso and Velasco, 8-3; Broderick and Selin Nassi (M) def. Olson and Zalinski, 8-4.

Men's Final
Miami 4, Notre Dame 1

Singles
Rudy Rake (M) def. Ryan Sachire, 7-5, 6-1; Jakub Pietrowski (N) vs. Diego Ayala, susp.; Brian Patterson (N) vs. Arturo Zizold, susp.; Johan Lindqvist (M) def. Dan Rothschild, 6-3, 6-2; Fernando Borja (M) def. Matt Horsley, 7-5, 7-5; Eric Enloe (N) def. Mark Arrowsmith, 6-3, 6-2.

Doubles (most doubles wins are worth one match point)
Pietrowski and Patterson (N) def. Odry and Zizold, 8-3; Ayala and Arrowsmith (M) def. Rothschild and Vijay Freeman, 8-6; Rake and Lindqvist (M) def. Horsley and Enloe, 8-4.


 

 

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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
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