Senior Blas Moros was named BIG EAST Men's Tennis Player of the Week Tuesday.

Freshmen Pick Up First Collegiate Wins To Highlight Day One

Sept. 15, 2012

Complete Results

OFCC Invitational

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – Three singles wins highlighted a tough first day for the Notre Dame men’s tennis team at the elite OFCC Invitational in Olympia Fields, Ill., on Friday.

Earning wins in singles competition was senior Blas Moros, junior Billy Pecor and freshman Quentin Monaghan. Moros topped Texas’ Chris Camillone, 6-1, 6-2, while Pecor knocked off Pepperdine’s David Sofaer, 6-3, 6-4. Monaghan earned his first collegiate win against Illinois’ Julian Childers, 6-1, 6-0.

In close losses, sophomore Wyatt McCoy fell to No. 45 Tom Jomby of Kentucky, 7-6 (8), 7-5 and No. 24 Greg Andrews fell to California’s Campbell Johnson, 7-6 (6), 3-6, 7-6 (5). Freshman Alex Lawson lost to Texas’ Alex Hilliard, 5-7, 7-5, 6-2.

No. 45 Tom Jomby (UK) def. Wyatt McCoy (ND), 7-6(8), 7-5
Campbell Johnson (CAL) def. No. 24 Greg Andrews (ND), 7-6(6), 3-6, 7-6(5)
Kevin Lai (UK) def. Michael Moore (ND), 6-1, 6-2
Quentin Monaghan (ND) def. Julian Childers (ILL), 6-1, 6-0
Blas Moros (ND) def. Chris Camillone (UT), 6-1, 6-2
Alex Hilliard (UT) def. Alex Lawson (ND), 5-7, 7-5, 6-2
Billy Pecor (ND) def. David Sofaer (PEP), 6-3, 6-4
Beck Pennington (UK) def. Spencer Talmadge (ND), 6-4, 6-1

Round 1
No. 8 Camillone/Holiner (UT) def. Greg Andrews / Spencer Talmadge (ND), 8-5
Jomby/Lai (UT) def. Alex Lawson / Billy Pecor (ND), 8-5
Hovhannisyan/Gryzelko (PEP) def. Quentin Monaghan / Wyatt McCoy (ND), 9-7

Round 2
Jomby/Lai (UK) def. Greg Andrews / Spencer Talmadge (ND), 8-5
No. 8 Camillone/Holiner (UT) def. Alex Lawson / Billy Pecor (ND), 8-2
Johnson/Melton (CAL) def. Blas Moros / Michael Moore (ND), 8-3

Vredevelt Invitational

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Notre Dame men’s tennis team won three singles matches on day one of the Vredevelt Invitational in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Friday.

Picking up wins were freshmen Kenny Sabacinski and Nicolas Montoya and sophomore Michael Fredericka. Sabacinski topped Illinois State’s Muddappa Appanervanda, 6-1, 6-2, while Montoya defeated Freddy Abunku of Xavier by the same score. Fredericka also won by the same score over Xavier’s Patrick Bandy.

In doubles action Montoya teamed with Carman from Xavier to knock off Marks and Kuelker from Cleveland State, 8-5.

Vredevelt Invitational
1. Alex Pelaez (ISU) def. Ryan Bandy (ND) 6-3, 7-5
2. Erik Brunskog (ISU) def. Dougie Barnard (ND) 6-2, 6-4
3. Kenny Sabacinski (ND) def. Muddappa Appanervanda (ISU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Nicolas Montoya (ND) def. Freddy Abunku (XU – 7) 6-1, 6-2
5. Michael Fredericka (ND) def. Patrick Bandy (XU-8) 6-1, 6-2

1) Shabib/Jonsson (CSU) def. Ryan Bandy / Dougie Barnard (ND) 8-6
2) Ford/VanMeter (CSU) def. Michael Fredericka / Kenny Sabacinski (ND) 8-4
3) Nicolas Montoya (ND) / Carman (Xavier) def. Marks/Kuelker (CSU) 8-5