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Feb. 13, 1998

Notre Dame Men's Tennis Team Defeats Ohio State 6-1

Notre Dame, Ind. - The 23rd-ranked Notre Dame men's tennis team improved its record to 4-2 today as the Irish beat visiting Ohio State 6-1.

All of Notre Dame's five singles victories were in straight sets. Ryan Sachire earned a 6-2, 6-4 win over Scott Wiles at No. 1 singles. Brian Patterson was a 6-3, 6-4 winner over Pari Laxminarayan at the third singles position. Dan Rothschild was impressive at No. 4 singles as he was a 6-2, 6-1 victor over Ben Basil. Eric Enloe, playing in the number five position, beat Vo Chu 6-4, 6-2, while Andy Warford earned a 6-2, 7-5 win at No. 6 singles.

The only Irish player to lose his match was Jakub Pietrowski. After winning the first set 6-3, Pietrowski went on the lose the next two sets to Chris Porter, 6-0, 6-3 at No. 2 singles.

Notre Dame won the doubles point with wins by all three teams. The number one doubles team of Pietrowski and Patterson beat Wiles and Basil 8-5. Rothschild and Vijay Freeman defeated Porter and Laxminarayan 8-6 at the number two spot, while Sachire and Matt Horsley were 8-2 winners over Bob Wellstein and Derek DeFalco at third doubles.

The Irish return to action on Sunday, February 15 when they host Miami at 1:00 p.m.

Singles: No. 1 Ryan Sachire (ND) def. Scott Wiles (OSU) 6-2, 6-4
No. 2 Chris Porter (OSU) def. Jakub Pietrowski (ND) 3-6, 6-0, 6-3
No. 3 Brian Patterson (ND) def. Pari Laxminarayan (OSU) 6-3, 6-4
No. 4 Dan Rothschild (ND) def. Ben Basil (OSU) 6-1, 6-2
No. 5 Eric Enloe (ND) def. Vo Chu (OSU) 6-4, 6-2
No. 6 Andy Warford (ND) def. Bob Wellstein (OSU) 6-2, 7-5
Doubles: No. 1 Pietrowski/Patterson (ND) def. Wiles/Basil (OSU) 8-5
No. 2 Rothschild/Vijay Freeman (ND) def. Porter/Laxminarayan (OSU) 8-6
No. 3 Sachire/Matt Horsley (ND) def. Bob Wellstein/Derek DeFalco (OSU) 8-2

Event Calendar

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May 25
All Day
NCAA Singles Championship
Tulsa, Okla. (Case Tennis Center)
RECAP
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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