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Jakub Pietrowski wins for Notre Dame. (file photo)

Jan. 18, 1998

Irish Open Season with Tough 4-3 Win at Minnesota

BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- In a match that finished late Saturday night, Notre Dame's 23rd-ranked men's tennis team rallied for a 4-3 opening-season win at regional rival Minnesota. After the Gophers swept the doubles to open the match, the Irish won four of the six singles matches to claim the win. Ryan Sachire, Jakub Pietrowski, Brian Patterson and Danny Rothschild won at Nos. 1-4 singles to give Notre Dame the win.

Patterson and Rothschild won in tight three set matches. Patterson rallied to beat Martin Michalowski 3-6, 6-2, 6-3. Rothschild overcame vomiting, a sprained ankle and two injury timeouts for a gutsy 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 win over Jorge Duenas to clinch the match for the Irish

Notre Dame returns to the court with home-opening matches on Sat., Jan. 24, against Miami (Ohio) and DePaul.

NOTRE DAME 4, MINNESOTA 3

Doubles:
1. Martin Michalowski/Tyson Parry (MN) def. Brian Patterson/Jakub Pietrowski (ND) 8-5
2. Tom Chicoine/ Jorge Duenas (MN) def. Matt Daly/Danny Rothschild (ND) 9-7
3. Adam Selkirk/Jon Svensson (MN) def. Ryan Sachire/Andy Warford (ND) 8-6

Singles:
1. Sachire (ND) def. Chicoine (MN) 6-0, 6-3
2. Pietrowski (ND) def. Selkirk (MN) 6-1, 6-1
3. Patterson (ND) def. Michalowski (MN) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3
4. Rothschild (ND) def. Duenas (MN) 6-4, 5-7, 6-4
5. Parry (MN) def. Eric Enloe (ND) 6-7, 6-0, 6-2
6. Svensson (MN) def. Warford (ND) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1

Event Calendar

Delta

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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