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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 29
L, 6-1
Northwestern
Evanston, Illinois (Combe Tennis Center)
RECAP
February 5
L, 5-2
Illinois
Champaign, Illinois (Atkins Tennis Center)
RECAP
February 7
12:00 PM
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 7
5:30 PM
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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