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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
Doubles
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
Singles
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

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February 5
L, 5-2
Illinois
Champaign, Illinois (Atkins Tennis Center)
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February 7
W, 5-2
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
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February 7
W, 7-0
Ball State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 13
4:00 PM
Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 21
10:00 AM
Kentucky
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 21
6:00 PM
Western Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 28
12:00 PM
Ohio State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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March 3
TBA
Boston College
Boston, Massachusetts (TBA)
March 6
12:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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March 11
11:00 AM
Clemson
Clemson, South Carolina (Hoke Sloan Tennis Center)
March 13
1:00 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, North Carolina (Wake Forest Tennis Complex)
March 18
3:30 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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March 20
12:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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March 25
3:00 PM
Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia (Snyder Tennis Complex)
March 27
2:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Georgia (Byers Tennis Complex)
April 1
3:30 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 3
12:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 8
3:30 PM
North Carolina
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 17
1:00 PM
North Carolina State
Raleigh, North Carolina (J.W. Isenhour Tennis Center)
April 21
All Day
ACC Championships
Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)
April 22
All Day
ACC Championships
Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)
April 23
All Day
ACC Championships
Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)
April 24
All Day
ACC Championships
Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)

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