Men's Tennis


Feb. 21, 1998

Notre Dame Defeats Purdue, 6-1

NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Notre Dame's men's tennis team improved to 6-2 on the season with a 6-1 win over Purdue on Saturday at the Eck Tennis Pavilion. The Irish swept the doubles for one point and won five of the six singles matches for the win.

The Irish No. 2 doubles team of Dan Rothschild and Vijay Freeman saved five match points at 7-8 and another at 5-6 in the tiebreaker before winning in a tiebreaker on their first match point to help Notre Dame to the sweep. In singles, Rothschild improved to 8-0 in dual matches in 1998 with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Jason Marshall. Other winners for Notre Dame were Ryan Sachire at No. 1 singles, Brian Patterson at No. 3, Eric Enloe at No. 5 and Matt Horsley at No. 6. Purdue's Cris James beat Jakub Pietrowski 7-6, 6-7, 6-3 at No. 2 singles.

# 23 Notre Dame 6, Purdue 1
No. 1:  Jakub Pietrowski/Brian Patterson (ND) def. Cris James/Derek Myers (PU) 8-4
No. 2:  Vijay Freeman/Dan Rothschild (ND) def. Jamie Gordon/Jason Marshall (PU) 9-8
No. 3:  Matt Horsley/Ryan Sachire (ND) def. G.T. Cozen/Dan Swan (PU) 8-3
No. 1:  Sachire (ND) def. Gordon (PU) 6-4, 6-3
No. 2:  James (PU) def. Pietrowski (ND) 7-6, 6-7, 6-3
No. 3:  Brian Patterson (ND) def. Myers (PU) 6-7, 6-0, 6-2
No. 4:  Rothschild (ND) def. Marshall (PU) 6-4, 6-4
No. 5:  Eric Enloe (ND) def. Tushan Gantam (PU) 5-7, 6-4, 6-3
No. 6:  Horsley (ND) def. Swam (PU) 6-2, 6-4

Event Calendar


April 21
W, 6-1
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 23
L, 5-2
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 27
1:00 PM
Louisville ACC Championship Second Round
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 28
10:00 AM
ACC Championship Quarterfinals
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 29
10:00 AM
ACC Championship Semifinals
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
April 30
10:00 AM
ACC Championships
Rome, Ga. (Rome Tennis Center)
May 12
All Day
NCAA Championships

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