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Irish Strong On Day 2 At Harvard's Chowdah Fest

Sept. 17, 2016

By Joanne Norell

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The University of Notre Dame men’s tennis team wrapped up another excellent day of competition Saturday on the second day of Chowdah Fest at the Beren Tennis Center at Harvard University.

The Irish boasted a 9-2 record in singles against players from Illinois, Texas A&M and Harvard, while going 5-5 in doubles matches on the day.

Junior Drew Dawson, sophomore Alex Lebedev and freshmen Johnathan Small and Guillermo Cabrera improved to 2-0 in singles matches on the weekend, while sophomore Nathan Griffin has gone 3-0 in doubles splitting time between two partners. Lebedev, Dawson and senior Josh Hagar are all 2-1 in doubles matches.

The Irish will wrap up their opening weekend on Sunday with matches beginning at 9 a.m. ET.

Chowdah Fest
Cambridge, Mass.
Sept. 16-18, 2016
Saturday
Singles
Flight 1
Gui Gomes (ILL) def. No. 70 Josh Hagar (ND), 6-3, 2-6, 7-6
Flight 2
Alex Lebedev (ND) def. Alex Jesse (ILL), 7-5, 6-0
Flight 3
Eddy Covalschi (ND) def. Vuk Budic (ILL), 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(7)
Flight 4
Johnathan Small (ND) def. Pablo Landa (ILL), 7-6, 6-7, 6-4
Flight 5
Guillermo Cabrera (ND) def. Frankie Colunga (TAMU), 5-7, 6-3, 6-1
Flight 6
Matt Gamble (ND) def. Galen Lee (HU), 6-3, 6-1
Flight 7
Brendon Kempin (ND) def. Logan Weber (HU), 6-2, 6-2
Flight 8
Daniel Rayl (ND) def. Samuel Beren (HU), 6-0, 6-3
Nathan Griffin (ND) def. Xavier Gonzalez (HU), 7-5, 6-2
Flight 9
Samuel Beren (HU) def. Conor Somers (ND) 6-7, 6-4, 10-5
Flight 10
Drew Dawson (ND) def. Michael Peters (HU), 6-4, 3-6, 1-0
Doubles
Flight 1
Josh Hagar / Alex Lebedev (ND) def. Brian Yeung / Michael Peters (HU), 7-5
AJ Catanzariti / Aleksandre Bakshi (TAMU) def. Josh Hagar / Alex Lebedev (ND), 6-4
Flight 2
Eddy Covalschi / Matt Gamble (ND) def. Jean Thirouin / Sebastian Beltrame (HU), 7-6
Hady Habib / Frankie Colunga (TAMU) def. Eddy Covalschi / Matt Gamble (ND), 6-4
Flight 3
Kenny Tao / Logan Weber (HU) def. Johnathan Small / Guillermo Cabrera (ND), 6-3
Kevin Lam / James Martell (TAMU) def. Guillermo Cabrera / Conor Somers (ND), 6-4
Brendon Kempin / Nathan Griffin (ND) def. Hady Habib / Kevin Lam (TAMU), 7-6
Brendon Kempin / Nathan Griffin (ND) def. Logan Weber / Kenny Tao (TAMU), 7-5
Flight 4
Daniel Rayl / Drew Dawson (ND) def. Grant Solomon / Galen Lee (HU), 6-4
Samuel Beren / Andy Zhou (HU) def. Daniel Rayl / Drew Dawson (ND), 6-3
Friday
Singles
Flight 1
No. 70 Josh Hagar (ND) def. AJ Catanzariti (TAMU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Flight 2
Alex Lebedev (ND) def. Aleksandre Bakshi (TAMU), 6-4, 6-1
Flight 3
Hady Habib (TAMU) def. Brendon Kempin (ND), 7-5, 6-7, 6-0
Flight 4
Max Lunkin (TAMU) def. Matt Gamble (ND) 6-3, 7-5
Flight 5
Guillermo Cabrera (ND) def. James Martell (TAMU), 6-2, 6-3
Flight 6
Johnathan Small (ND) def. Frankie Colunga (TAMU), 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
Flight 7
Kevin Lam (TAMU) def. Daniel Rayl (ND), 7-6, 6-2
Flight 8
Logan Weber (HU) def. Nathan Griffin (ND) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Flight 9
Drew Dawson (ND) def. Samuel Beren (HU), 6-2, 6-3
Flight 10
Conor Somors (ND) def. Xavier Gonzalez (HU), 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
Doubles
Flight 1
Alex Lebedev / Josh Hagar (ND) def. AJ Catanzariti / Max Lunkin (TAMU), 6-2
Flight 2
Hady Habib / Aleksandre Bakshi (TAMU) def. Eddy Covalschi / Johnathan Small (ND), 6-3
Flight 3
Eddy Covalschi / Nathan Griffin (ND) def. Logan Weber / Kenny Tao (HU), 6-2
Frankie Colunga / James Martell (TAMU) def. Brendon Kempin / Matt Gamble (ND), 6-3
Flight 4
Drew Dawson / Conor Somers (ND) def. Grant Solomon / Andy Zhou (HU), 6-1

 

 

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Joanne Norell, athletics communications assistant director at the University of Notre Dame, has been part of the Fighting Irish athletics communications team since 2014 and coordinates communications efforts for the Notre Dame women's soccer, men's tennis, women's tennis and fencing programs. Norell is a 2011 graduate of Purdue University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in mass communication, and earned her master's degree in sports industry management from Georgetown University in 2013.

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