Men's Tennis


Feb. 15, 1998

Notre Dame Defeats Miami, 4-2

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The University of Notre Dame men's tennis team, ranked No. 23 in the country, defeated Miami (Fla.) on Sunday afternoon to improve its record to 5-2 on the season.

Notre Dame got off to a quick start in the match by winning two of three doubles sets to win the doubles point and then clinched the event by winning three of the five singles matches completed. Danny Rothschild was a winner at both singles and doubles for the Irish.

Notre Dame 4, Miami (Fla.) 2

Rudy Rake (M) def. Ryan Sachire, 7-5, 6-4;
Jakub Pietrowski (N) def. Diego Ayala, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3;
Brian Patterson (ND) def. Arturo Zizold, 6-2, 6-2;
Dan Rothschild (ND) def. Arpad Oday, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4;
Eric Enloe (ND) vs. Fernando Borja, susp.;
Johan Lindquist (M) def. Andy Warford, 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles (most doubles points is worth one match point)
Patterson and Pietrowski (ND) vs. Zizold and Oday, susp.;
Rothschild and Vijay Freeman (ND) def. Ayala and Rake, 8-5;
Sachire and Matt Horsley (ND) def. Borja and Mark Arrowsmith, 8-3.

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