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Fall Schedule Closes With Irish Victories At Gopher Invitational

Nov. 7, 2016

Complete Results


By Joanne Norell

MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Notre Dame men’s tennis program wrapped up fall play Sunday with another successful day at the Gopher Invitational at the University of Minnesota.

The Irish went 4-2 in doubles matches and 5-7 in singles, including 4-4 in the higher Gold Flight. Sophomore Alex Lebedev and freshman Matt Gamble defeated Boise State’s Harvey Shackleton and Ryland McDermott in doubles, then Lebedev defeated Shackleton 6-4, 6-4 in singles and Gamble defeated McDermott by retirement.

Freshman Johnathan Small also won in singles and doubles, defeating Dartmouth Diego Pedraza 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 in singles and combining with Guillermo Cabrera to upend Pedraza and Max Schmidt 6-3. Sophomore Daniel Rayl was likewise victories in both formats, defeating Minnesota’s Eli Ogilvy 6-1, 6-4 and teaming up with junior Brendon Kempin to down Ogilvy and Marino Alpeza 7-5.

In the Maroon Flight, Drew Dawson and Conor Somers beat Minnesota’s Josip Krstanovic and George Lovitt 7-6(6) and Somers defeated Boise State’s Greg Wischer 5-7, 7-4, 10-3.

The Irish will return to action in January when they commence their spring dual schedule. The Irish will welcome Ball State to the Eck Tennis Pavilion at 3:30 p.m. ET on January 20.

Gopher Invitational
Baseline Tennis Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
November 4-6, 2016

Sunday
Gold Flight
Doubles
Alex Lebedev / Matt Gamble (ND) def. Harvey Shackleton / Ryland McDermott (BSU) 7-5
Guillermo Cabrera / Johnathan Small (ND) def. Diego Pedraza / Max Schmidt (Dartmouth) 6-3
Brendon Kempin / Daniel Rayl (ND) def. Marino Alpeza / Eli Ogilvy (MINN) 7-5
Stefan Milicevic / Justyn Levin (MINN) def. Grayson Broadus / Nathan Griffin (ND) 6-3
Singles
Johnathan Small (ND) def. Diego Pedraza (Dartmouth) 7-5, 5-7, 7-5
Alex Lebedev (ND) def. Harvey Shackleton (BSU) 6-4, 6-4
Matt Gamble (ND) def. Ryland McDermott (BSU) 4-0, ret.
Daniel Rayl (ND) def. Eli Ogilvy (MINN) 6-1, 6-4
Marino Alpeza (MINN) def. Brendon Kempin (ND) 1-6, 7-6(3), 6-3
Stefan Milicevic (MINN) def. Grayson Broadus (ND) 6-2, 6-3
Justyn Levin (MINN) def. Nathan Griffin (ND) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
Max Schmidt (Dartmouth) def. Guillermo Cabrera (ND) 6-2, 6-3
Maroon Flight
Doubles
Drew Dawson / Conor Somers (ND) def. Josip Krstanovic / George Lovitt (MINN) 7-6(6)
Morgan Stone / Greg Wischer (BSU) def. Drew Dawson / Conor Somers (ND) 7-5
Singles
Conor Somers (ND) def. Greg Wischer (BSU) 5-7, 6-4, 10-3
Josip Krstanovic (MINN) def. Drew Dawson (ND) 6-2, 6-4
George Lovitt (MINN) def. Conor Somers (ND) 6-2, 6-3
Morgan Stone (BSU) def. Drew Dawson, wo
Saturday
Gold Flight
Doubles
Grayson Broadus
/ Nathan Griffin (ND) def. Calum MacGeogh / Ben Wood (Drake) 6-0
Brendon Kempin / Daniel Rayl (ND) def. Miroslav Herzan / Haru Inoue (WSU) 6-3
Alex Lebedev / Matt Gamble (ND) def. Josh Pompan / Thomas Spratt (Penn) 7-5
Crocker / Knight (UM) def. Guillermo Cabrera / Johnathan Small (ND) 6-2
Singles
Grayson Broadus (ND) def. Josh Pompan (Penn) 1-6, 6-1, 6-3
Grayson Broadus (ND) def. Calum MacGeogh (Drake) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
Nathan Griffin (ND) def. Thomas Spratt (Penn) 7-6(2), 6-2
Nathan Griffin (ND) def. Ben Wood (Drake) 5-7, 6-3, 6-4
Matt Gamble (ND) def. Miroslav Herzan (WSU) 1-6, 7-6(3), 7-6(6)
Matt Gamble (ND) def. Thomas Spratt (Penn) 6-3, 7-6(4)
Brendon Kempin (ND) def. Harvey Shackleton (BSU) 6-0, 6-4
Daniel Rayl (ND) def. Miroslav Herzan (WSU) 2-6, 6-2, 6-2
Daniel Rayl
(ND) def. Ryland McDermitt (BSU) 6-2, 6-2
Johnathan Small (ND) def. Eli Ogilvy (MINN) 7-5, 6-1
Alex Lebedev
(ND) def. Josh Pompan (Penn) 2-0, ret. inj.
Marino Alpeza (MINN) def. Guillermo Cabrera (ND) 1-6, 6-4, 6-1
Haru Inoue (WSU) def. Alex Lebedev (ND) 6-7, 6-2, 6-0
Crocker (UM) def. Johnathan Small (ND) 6-3, 6-2
Knight (UM) def. Guillermo Cabrera (ND) 3-6, 7-5, 6-4
Haru Inoue (WSU) def.
Brendon Kempin (ND) 6-1, 6-2
Maroon Flight
Doubles
Drew Dawson
/ Conor Somers (ND) def. Westergaard / Rapapport (Penn) 6-3
Stoica / Mendes (WSU) def. Drew Dawson / Conor Somers (ND) 6-4
Singles
Westergaard (Penn) def. Drew Dawson (ND) 7-5, 6-2
Rapapport (Penn) def. Conor Somers (ND) 6-3, 5-7, 10-8
Stoica (WSU) def. Drew Dawson (ND) 6-3, 6-2
Mendes (WSU) def. Conor Somers (ND) 7-5, 6-1

Friday
Gold Flight
Doubles
Guillermo Cabrera
/ Johnathan Small (ND) def. Calum MacGeogh / Ben Wood (Drake) 6-4
Brendon Kempin / Daniel Rayl (ND) def. Harvey Shackleton / Ryland McDermitt (BSU) 6-1
Felix Corwin / Matic Spec (MINN) def. Grayson Broadus / Nathan Griffin (ND) 6-3
Justyn Levin / Stefan Millicevic (MINN) def. Matt Gamble / Alex Lebedev (ND) 6-4
Charlie Broom / Max Schmidt (DU) def. Brendon Kempin / Daniel Rayl (ND) 6-3
Josh Pompan / Thomas Spratt (Penn) def. Grayson Broadus / Nathan Griffin (ND) 6-3
Marino Alpeza / Eli Ogilvy (MINN) def. Guillermo Cabrera / Johnathan Small (ND) 6-2
Miroslav Herzan / Haru Inoue (WSU) def. Alex Lebedev / Matt Gamble (ND) 6-4
Singles
Matt Gamble (ND) def. Justyn Levin (MINN) 6-4, 0-6, 6-2
Guillermo Cabrera (ND) def. Calum MacGeough (Drake) 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-2
Johnathan Small (ND) def. Ben Wood (Drake) 6-4, 7-5
Charlie Broom (DU) def. Brendon Kempin (ND) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
Max Schmidt (DU) def. Daniel Rayl (ND) 6-2, 7-6(8)
Matic Spec (MINN) def. Grayson Broadus (ND) 6-3, 6-3
Felix Corwin (MINN) def. Nathan Griffin (ND) 6-1, 6-1
Stefan Millicevic (MINN) def. Alex Lebedev (ND) 2-6, 6-4, 6-1
Maroon Flight
Doubles
Jeremy Lynn / Jesse Sprinkel (MINN) def. Drew Dawson / Conor Somers (ND) 2-1
Singles
Drew Dawson (ND) def. Jeremy Lynn (MINN) 6-1, 6-1
Jesse Sprinkel (MINN) def. Conor Somers (ND) 6-2, 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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