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.


Event Calendar

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January 20
3:30 PM
Ball State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
January 22
12:00 PM
Kentucky
Lexington, Ky. (Boone Tennis Center)
January 27
1:30 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Complex)
January 28
3:00 PM
TBA
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Complex)
February 4
10:00 AM
Monmouth N.J.
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 4
3:00 PM
William & Mary
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 11
12:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 12
12:00 PM
Illinois
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 12
5:00 PM
Detroit
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 19
12:00 PM
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
February 24
6:00 PM
Northwestern
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
March 3
6:00 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, Ohio (Varsity Tennis Center)
March 11
12:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Bass-Rudd Tennis Center)
March 18
2:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
March 24
3:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Burrows-Burrleson Tennis Center)
March 31
3:30 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 2
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 7
3:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Speicher Tennis Center)
April 9
12:00 PM
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (Neil Schiff Tennis Center)
April 14
3:00 PM
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Ambler Tennis Center)
April 16
12:00 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)
April 21
3:30 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 23
12:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)
April 26
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 27
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 28
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 29
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 30
TBA
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
May 12
All Day
NCAA Championships
TBD

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