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Notre Dame Seeded Fourth In ACC Championship This Week
Senior Greg Andrews
 
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.

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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 5
L, 5-2
Illinois
Champaign, Illinois (Atkins Tennis Center)
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February 7
W, 5-2
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)
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February 7
W, 7-0
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
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Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)
April 22
All Day
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Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)
April 23
All Day
ACC Championships
Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)
April 24
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Cary, North Carolina (Cary Tennis Center)

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