Nov. 3, 1997
Duo Takes Doubles Title at Rolex Championship
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Notre Dame men's tennis duo of Brian Patterson and Jakub Pietrowski won the doubles titles at the Midwest Regional Rolex Championship on Monday afternoon with a 6-0, 1-6, 6-2 win over Chris James and Derek Myers of Purdue. Earlier in the day, Patterson and Pietrowski won their semifinal match over Alex Witt and Martin Bengtsson of Northwestern by a 9-8 score.
Pietrowski and Patterson were the No. 1 seed in the event and now advanced to the Rolex National Tournament, which will be held in Dallas in January. Notre Dame's top singles performance in the event was a trip to the quarterfinals in the field of 128 by sophomore Ryan Sachire.