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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.


Event Calendar

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May 25
All Day
NCAA Singles Championship
Tulsa, Okla. (Case Tennis Center)
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May 26
All Day
NCAA Singles & Doubles Championships
Tulsa, Okla. (Case Tennis Center)
RECAP
May 27
All Day
NCAA Doubles Championship
Tulsa, Okla. (Case Tennis Center)
RECAP
May 28
All Day
NCAA Doubles Championship
Tulsa, Okla. (Case Tennis Center)
RECAP
May 29
All Day
NCAA Doubles Championship Semifinal
Tulsa, Okla. (Case Tennis Center)
RECAP
May 30
All Day
NCAA Doubles Championship Final
Tulsa, Okla. (Case Tennis Center)

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