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March 9, 1998

Notre Dame Blanks Pennsylvania, 7-0

LA JOLLA, Calif. - The Notre Dame men's tennis team, ranked 23rd nationally, improved its record to 9-2 on the season with a 7-0 win over Pennsylvania in a match played at the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club in La Jolla, Calif.

Ryan Sachire and Jakub Pietrowski, playing No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, were straight set winners. Sachire defeated Marc Fisicaro 6-2, 6-0, while Pietrowski earned a 6-0, 6-0 decision over Mike Klatsky. Eric Enloe, playing in the number five singles spot, won the first set 6-2 before Jordan Szekely retired with Enloe leading 5-0 in the second set.

Three of Notre Dame's singles players produced three-set victories. Brian Patterson, playing at No. 3, dropped the first set 6-4 to Joey Zupan, but came back to win the next two sets 6-1, 6-4. Dan Rochschild registered a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 win at the fourth singles position over Erik Sobotka and Andy Warford defeated David Schwartzman 7-6, 4-6, 6-1.

Notre Dame earned the doubles point as all three doubles teams were victorious.

Singles
No. 1   Ryan Sachire (ND) def. Marc Fisicaro (UP)                   6-2, 6-0
No. 2   Jakub Pietrowski (ND) def. Mike Klatsky (UP)                6-0, 6-0
No. 3   Brian Patterson (ND) def. Joey Zupan (UP)                   4-6, 6-1, 6-4
No. 4   Dan Rothschild (ND) def. Eric Sobotka (UP)                  6-3, 4-6, 6-4
No. 5   Eric Enloe (ND) def. Jordan Szekely (UP)                    6-2, 5-0 ret.
No. 6   Andy Warford (ND) def. David Schwartzman (UP)               7-6, 4-6, 6-1
Doubles
No. 1   Pietrowski/Patterson (ND) def. Baertsch/Fisicaro (UP)       8-1
No. 2   Rothschild/Vijay Freeman (ND) def. Schwartzman/Zupan (UP)   8-5
No. 3   Sachire/Matt Daly (ND) def. Szekely/Varban (UP)             8-5

Event Calendar

Delta

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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