Men's Tennis

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March 21, 1998

No. 23 Notre Dame Defeats Harvard, 4-2

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The 23rd-ranked Notre Dame men's tennis team defeated Harvard 4-2 on Saturday afternoon at the Blue-Gray College Classic in Montgomery, Ala.

The Irish will compete for the tournament championship tomorrow against the winner of the Boise State-Kansas match.

Notre Dame improved to 12-2 overall by winning its ninth consecutive match. The Irish received straight-set singles victories from sophomore Ryan Sachire, junior Brian Patterson and sophomore Matt Horsley.

Notre Dame won two of three doubles matches to earn the doubles team point. Danny Rothschild and Vijay Freeman won 8-6 at number two doubles while Horsley and Sachire won 9-7 at number three doubles.

Singles:
No. 1 - Ryan Sachire (ND) def. Thomas Blake (H) 6-3, 7-6 (1)
No. 2 - James Blake (H) def. Jakub Pietrowski (ND) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2
No. 3 - John Doran (H) def. Brian Patterson (ND) 6-4, 7-5
No. 4 - Dan Rothschild (ND) vs. Kunj Majmudar (H) - Did Not Finish
No. 5 - Philip Tseng (H) def. Eric Enloe (ND) 6-1, 6-2
No. 6 - Matt Horsley (ND) def. Scott Clark (H) 6-2, 6-4

Doubles:
No. 1 - T. Blake/J. Blake (H) def. Pietrowski/Patterson (ND) 8-6
No. 2 - Rothschild/Vijay Freeman (ND) def. Tseng/Passarella (H) 8-6
No. 3 - Horsley/Sachire (ND) def. Majmudar/Clark (H) 9-7

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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