Men's Tennis

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March 19, 1998

No. 23 Notre Dame Defeats Tulane

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The 23rd-ranked Notre Dame men's tennis team defeated Tulane 4-1 on Thursday afternoon at the Blue-Gray College Classic in Montgomery, Ala.

The Irish won three of four singles matches before clinching the match by securing the doubles point. Senior Jakub Pietrowski, junior Brian Patterson and sophomore Matt Horsley recorded victories in singles play for Notre Dame.

Danny Rothschild and Vijay Freeman paired up to win at number two doubles while Horsley and Ryan Sachire were victorious at number three doubles for the Irish.

The Irish, which have won seven consecutive matches and are 10-2 overall, play New Mexico tomorrow in day two of the Blue-Gray College Classic.

Singles:
No. 1 - Robert Samuelsson (TU) def. Ryan Sachire (ND) 6-1, 3-6, 6-1
No. 2 - Jakub Pietrowski (ND) def. Mikko Viljanen (TU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1
No. 3 - Brian Patterson (ND) def. Yannick Violette (TU) 6-3, 6-1
No. 4 - Dan Rothschild (ND) vs. Ronald Kloppert (TU) - DNF
No. 5 - Eric Enloe (ND) vs. Pekka Rinne (TU) - DNF
No. 6 - Matt Horsley (ND) def. James Moeckel (TU) 6-3, 6-3

Doubles:
No. 1 - Pietrowski/Patterson (ND) vs. Kloppert/Samuelsson (TU) - DNF
No. 2 - Rothschild/Vijay Freeman (ND) def. Violette/Kelly (TU) 8-3
No. 3 - Horsley/Sachire (ND) def. Viljanen/Rinne (TU) 8-5

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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