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Notre Dame Seeded Fourth In ACC Championship This Week

Senior Greg Andrews

April 22, 2014

NOTRE DAME, Ind. --- The University of Notre Dame men’s tennis team, currently ranked 13th in the country, has secured the No. 4 seed for this weekend’s Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Championship. Five of the 12 teams in the tournament are ranked among the top 20 in the country, and head coach Ryan Sachire knows this weekend will be yet another opportunity for this team to show what it is made of.

The Last Meeting
St. John's (BIG EAST Quarterfinals)0
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April 19, 2013
Notre Dame, Ind.
Top-Seeded Irish March On To BIG EAST Semis With Sweep Of St. John's
The No. 1 seeded University of Notre Dame men's tennis team captured its first victory of the 2013 BIG EAST Men's Tennis Championship with a 4-0 sweep of No. 9 seeded St. John's Friday morning inside the Eck Tennis Pavilion.

“Our coaches and players are really excited about the ACC Championships this weekend, as it’s always fun to play in events with other elite teams,” Sachires says. “However, we are also treating it with the proper perspective. We’ve played in a lot of big matches on a lot of big stages already this year, so we it see as another opportunity to play great tennis and compete against other great teams, but we will be consistent with how we have prepared all season long.”

The tournament begins Thursday, April 24 at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C., but Notre Dame’s seed grants them a first-round bye. The Irish will play either Clemson or Boston College in the quarterfinals on Friday at noon.

“It’s nice having an opening round bye because it is a reflection of the season that our players have had to this point,” Sachire adds. “But we are really healthy and feeling great about where we are as a team at this stage in the season, so I don’t think it will make a huge deal for us physically. We will be excited and ready to play on Friday.”

In addition to Notre Dame, teams that received first-round byes include No. 1 Virginia (20-2, 11-0 ACC), No. 2 Duke (18-5, 10-1) and No. 3 North Carolina (22-4, 9-2). 

--Lauren Chval, Media Relations Assistant


 

 

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February 19
W, 7-0
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
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February 24
W, 4-1
Northwestern
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
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March 3
6:00 PM
Ohio State
Columbus, Ohio (Varsity Tennis Center)
March 11
2:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, Ky. (Bass-Rudd Tennis Center)
March 18
2:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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March 18
6:00 PM
Aquinas
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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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)

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April 2
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 2
5:00 PM
IUPUI
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 7
5:30 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Speicher Tennis Center)

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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)

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April 23
12:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Courtney Tennis Center)

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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
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