Nov. 5, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Notre Dame men's tennis team continued to impress at the Gopher Invitational on Saturday, winning six-of-nine singles matches and a doubles match.
In Group A, Andrews took down Denver's Enej Bonin, 7-6, 6-1, in the morning session, before falling to Leandro Toledo, 6-1, 6-4, in the afternoon session. Senior Casey Watt had a tough battle with Minnesota's Phillip Arndt, taking the match to three sets before losing, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.
Group B saw Fitzgerald take Minnesota's Julian Dehn to three sets but couldn't close out the second set after winning the first, 6-4, falling 4-6, 7-5, 6-2. Keeton took down Brendan Ruddock of Minnesota in three sets, 6-2, 6-7, 6-3.
Notre Dame swept a pair of Golden Gopher opponents in Group C as McCoy and Pecor topped opponents by scores of 6-2, 6-2 and 7-5, 7-5, respectively.
Moros topped Minnesota's Juan Pablo Ramirez 6-3, 6-2, and Bandy defeated the Golden Gophers' Eric Frueh, 7-6, 7-6, in a tight match in Group D.
In doubles action, Keeton and Pecor picked up Notre Dame's lone doubles victory, as they beat Nebraska's duo of Tom Blackwell and Drew Freeman, 8-5.
The final day of the invitational begins at 9 a.m. on Sunday.
Group A (Morning Session)