Men's Tennis

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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

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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