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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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March 24
W, 4-3
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Burrows-Burrleson Tennis Center)
RECAP
March 31
3:30 PM
North Carolina State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

Live Stats
April 2
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

Live Stats
April 2
5:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

Live Stats
April 7
5:30 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Speicher Tennis Center)

ACC Network Extra
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)

Live Stats
April 23
12:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

Live Stats
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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