Men's Tennis

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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

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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