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Feb. 6, 1998

Irish Tennis Finds Sucess at Rolex Invitational

Hall pulls off upset for women, men make consolation rounds

DALLAS - Notre Dame junior women's tennis player Jennifer Hall pulled off an upset early Friday before falling in the afternoon quarterfinals at the 1998 Rolex National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship in Dallas, Texas. Hall dropped her quarterfinal match 6-2, 4-6, 6-0 to Zuzana Lesenarova from San Diego in the 32-player draw which features the top collegiate tennis players in the country.

She had advanced to the quarterfinals by rallying for a 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 upset of second-seeded Agnes Muzamel of Mississippi in the second round before falling to Lesenarova. Freshman Michelle Dasso, eliminated from singles on Thursday, won her consolation match with a 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 win over Fresno States Dora Djilianova.

The fourth-seeded Irish men's doubles team of Brian Patterson and Jakub Pietrowski lost their opening match 6-7, 7-6, 6-3 to Kelly Gullet and Robert Lindstedt of Pepperdine. The duo then rallied to advance to the consolation finals, beating Frank Potthoff and Laio Teixeira of Lander and Alexander Waske and Frank Morgan of San Diego State in consolation matches.

Sophomore Ryan Sachire, eliminated from singles on Thursday, won two consolation matches with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Tulsas Nenad Toroman and Lee Pearson of Auburn 6-2, 6-3 to advance to the consolation finals.

Event Calendar

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February 12
3:30 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 14
1:00 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich. (Varsity Tennis Center)
February 17
TBA
Purdue
West Lafayette, Ind. (Schwartz Tennis Center)
February 20
11:00 AM
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 21
2:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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February 26
TBA
Boston College
Boston, Mass. (TBA)
February 28
TBA
Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (Drumlins Tennis Center)
March 6
TBA
Miami
Coral Gables, Fla. (Neil Schiff Tennis Center)
March 8
9:00 AM
East Carolina
Puerto Rico (TBA)
March 8
3:00 PM
LIU Brooklyn
Puerto Rico (TBA)
March 18
3:30 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

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March 24
TBA
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (J.W. Isenhour Tennis Center)
March 26
11:00 AM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)
April 1
3:30 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion or Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 3
TBA
Duke
Durham, N.C. (Ambler Tennis Center)
April 8
3:30 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion or Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 10
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion or Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 15
3:30 PM
Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion or Courtney Tennis Center)

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April 17
TBA
Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia (Snyder Tennis Complex)
April 20
All Day
ACC Championship
Cary, N.C. (Cary Tennis Center)
April 21
All Day
ACC Championship
Cary, N.C. (Cary Tennis Center)
April 22
All Day
ACC Championship
Cary, N.C. (Cary Tennis Center)
April 23
All Day
ACC Championship
Cary, N.C. (Cary Tennis Center)
April 24
All Day
ACC Championship
Cary, N.C. (Cary Tennis Center)

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