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Tennis Teams Fall in BIG EAST Finals

 

April 26, 1998

MIAMI -- The University of Notre Dame men's and women's tennis teams both lost in the championship match of the BIG EAST Tournament on Sunday. The men's team lost to Miami by a 4-1 score while the women lost to the Hurricanes by a 4-2 count.

In the men's match, Miami went out in front by picking up the doubles point and then won singles matches at the No. 1, 4 and 5 positions to clinch the league championship. Notre Dame's Eric Enloe was the only Irish player to score a point in the match with a win at No. 6 singles.

Notre Dame head coach Bobby Bayliss was named the BIG EAST coach of the year.

In the women's final, Miami again won the doubles point and picked up victories at No. 1, 4 and 6 singles. Notre Dame's Michelle Dasso won at No. 2 singles while Marisa Velasco won at No. 3.

Women's Final
Miami 4, Notre Dame 2

Singles
Lioudmilla Skavronskaia (M) def. Jennifer Hall, 6-2, 6-0; Michelle Dasso (N) def. Elisabeth Habeler, 6-2, 6-3; Marisa Velasco (N) def. Victoria Hunt, 7-5, 6-2; Katia Bogomolova (M) def. Tiffany Gates, 6-2, 6-4; Kelly Zalinski (N0 vs. Meredith Laughlin, susp.; Alanna Broderick (M) def. Kelley Olson, 6-3, 7-6.

Doubles (most doubles wins are worth one match point)
Gates and Hall (N) vs. Habeler and Skavronskaia, susp.; Bogomolova and Hunt (M) def. Dasso and Velasco, 8-3; Broderick and Selin Nassi (M) def. Olson and Zalinski, 8-4.

Men's Final
Miami 4, Notre Dame 1

Singles
Rudy Rake (M) def. Ryan Sachire, 7-5, 6-1; Jakub Pietrowski (N) vs. Diego Ayala, susp.; Brian Patterson (N) vs. Arturo Zizold, susp.; Johan Lindqvist (M) def. Dan Rothschild, 6-3, 6-2; Fernando Borja (M) def. Matt Horsley, 7-5, 7-5; Eric Enloe (N) def. Mark Arrowsmith, 6-3, 6-2.

Doubles (most doubles wins are worth one match point)
Pietrowski and Patterson (N) def. Odry and Zizold, 8-3; Ayala and Arrowsmith (M) def. Rothschild and Vijay Freeman, 8-6; Rake and Lindqvist (M) def. Horsley and Enloe, 8-4.


 

 

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