Men's Tennis

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Sept. 26, 1997

Notre Dame Posts 10 Wins in First Day of Fallon Invitational

NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The University of Notre Dame men's tennis team won 10 of its 14 matches Friday in first-day action of the 1997 Tom Fallon Invitational, held at the Courtney Tennis Center.

The Irish posted an 8-3 combined record in the four singles flights while going 2-1 in the doubles action. The invitational resumes Saturday at 9:00 a.m. and is scheduled to conclude on Sunday. Consolation brackets will be contested for the four singles divisions.

In the A flight singles, Notre Dame's Eric Enloe defeated Marquette's Richard Harrison (6-4, 2-6, 6-2) while two other Irish players lost in the A flight. Western Michigan's Ondrej Holik came back to beat Matt Horsley (4-6, 7-6, 6-4) and Wisconsin's Jeff Malik downed Danny Rothschild (6-3, 6-4). Notre Dame won all three of its matches in the B flight singles, with Vijay Freeman downing Miami of Ohio's Amin Nabli (6-1, 6-1), Trent Miller beating DePaul's Rory McKinney (6-1, 6-1) and Mark Overdevest using a first-set tiebreaker to defeat Nebraska's Jorge Abossanchoz (7-6, 6-0).

The Irish split in the C flight singles, with Matt Daly advancing after a 6-4, 7-5 win over Indiana State's Richard Mayers and Andy Warford withdrawing from his match with Bowling Green's Brandon Gabel. Notre Dame also posted three wins in the D flight singles: Dennis Carroll over Indiana State's Verde Contente (6-4, 3-6, 6-4), Luke Warford over Miami of Ohio's Joe Meno (6-7, 7-6) and Rob Warn over Indiana State's Christian Muddle (6-1, 6-4).

In A flight doubles, Overdevest and Freeman posted an 8-2 win over Drake's Rene Novotny and Steve Killian. Warford and Warn lost in the B flight doubles to Jenban and Riviera of Marquette (8-1) while Carroll and Enloe posted an 8-6 win over Purdue's Tushaar Gautman and Bob Darby.


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L, 5-2
Illinois
Champaign, Illinois (Atkins Tennis Center)
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February 7
W, 5-2
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
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February 7
W, 7-0
Ball State
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February 13
4:00 PM
Michigan
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February 21
10:00 AM
Kentucky
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 21
6:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 28
12:00 PM
Ohio State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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March 3
TBA
Boston College
Boston, Massachusetts (TBA)
March 6
12:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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March 11
11:00 AM
Clemson
Clemson, South Carolina (Hoke Sloan Tennis Center)
March 13
1:00 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, North Carolina (Wake Forest Tennis Complex)
March 18
3:30 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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March 20
12:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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March 25
3:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia (Snyder Tennis Complex)
March 27
2:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Georgia (Byers Tennis Complex)
April 1
3:30 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 3
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 8
3:30 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 17
1:00 PM
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Raleigh, North Carolina (J.W. Isenhour Tennis Center)
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Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)
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Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)
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All Day
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Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)
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