Men's Tennis

Irish Win 10 Matches On Day One Of Tom Fallon Invitational

Senior Spencer Talmadge won a close match on Friday, 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8), against Stuart Kenyon of Alabama.

Oct. 5, 2012

Complete Results |  Photo Gallery 

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Notre Dame men's tennis team earned 10 wins in 13 matches on day one of the Tom Fallon Invitational Friday at the Eck Tennis Pavilion. 

Playing against student-athletes from the University of Alabama, the Irish won seven of eight matches against the Crimson Tide, including a thrilling win from senior co-captain Blas Moros to close out the evening.

Moros took down Daniil Proskura, 7-5, 5-7, 1-0 (11-9) to end the night on a high note for the Irish. Fellow senior Spencer Talmadge defeated Stuart Kenyon, 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8) in another thriller, while junior Billy Pecor lost to Becker O'Shaughnessey in the only other third set super set match, 7-6 (2), 4-6, 1-0 (10-6).

Junior Ryan Bandy rolled past David Vieyra, 6-2, 6-0, and sophomore Wyatt McCoy topped Philippe Tsangarides 6-3, 6-2, while a trio of freshmen earned wins.

Quentin Monaghan defeated Jarryd Botha, 6-4, 6-0, Alex Lawson won a close match against Rens van der Vis, 7-5, 6-3, and Kenneth Sabacinski knocked off Harris Barnard, 6-2, 6-3.  

Earning wins in the morning session were freshman Nicolas Montoya and sophomores Dougie Barnard and Michael Fredericka. Montoya knocked off Northern Illinois' Jovan Zeljkovic, 6-3, 4-6, 1-0, Barnard rolled past NIU's Max Phillips, 6-3, 6-3 and Fredericka topped the Huskies' Simon Formont, 6-4, 6-2. 

Day two gets underway at 9 a.m. and will feature a morning and afternoon session at the Eck. 

Evening Session
Blas Moros (ND) d. Daniil Proskura (UA), 7-5, 5-7, 1-0 (11-9)
Becker O'Shaughnessey (UA) d. Billy Pecor (ND), 7-6 (2), 4-6, 1-0 (10-6)
Quentin Monaghan (ND) d. Jarryd Botha (UA), 6-4, 6-0
Wyatt McCoy (ND) d. Philippe Tsangarides (UA), 6-3, 6-2
Ryan Bandy (ND) d. David Vieyra (UA), 6-2, 6-0
Alex Lawson (ND) d. Rens van der Vis (UA), 7-5, 6-3
Spencer Talmadge (ND) d. Stuart Kenyon (UA), 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (10-8)
Kenneth Sabacinski (ND) d. Harris Barnard (UA), 6-2, 6-3 

Afternoon Session
Dor Amir (NIU) d. Kenneth Sabacinski (ND), 6-2, 6-1
Axel Lagerlof (NIU) d. Michael Moore (ND), 5-7, 6-4, 1-0
Nicolas Montoya (ND) d. Jovan Zeljkovic (NIU), 6-3, 4-6, 1-0
Dougie Barnard (ND) d. Max Phillips (NIU), 6-3, 6-3
Michael Fredericka (ND) d. Simon Formont (NIU), 6-4, 6-2 




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

Shop Now



Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

Gear Store

Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

Photo Galleries


NCAA Infractions Report

St. Joseph Health System Nissan Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka Vivid Seats