Sept. 25, 2015
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Notre Dame men’s tennis team came together for the first time this season, completing the first day of competition at the Crimson Tide Four in the Fall at the University of Alabama Tennis Stadium.
In matches against Columbia, the Irish won three singles matches and two doubles contests, while the Lions claimed six singles and three doubles wins.
Senior standout and fifth-ranked Quentin Monaghan picked up his first singles win of the fall with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Shawn Hadavi, and was joined in the win column by Eric Schnurrenberger (7-6, 6-4 over Eric Rubin) and Drew Dawson (6-3, 3-6, 7-6(8) over Daniel Grunberger).
The Irish will return action for Day Two of the three-day tournament on Saturday.
Crimson Tide Four In The Fall
University of Alabama Tennis Stadium
Notre Dame vs. Columbia
No. 5 Quentin Monaghan (ND) def. Shawn Hadavi (COL) 6-4, 6-4
Eric Schnurrenberger (ND) def. Eric Rubin (COL) 7-6, 6-4
Drew Dawson (ND) def. Daniel Grunberger (ND) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(8)
Richard Pham (COL) def. Nathan Griffin (ND) 6-2, 6-2
Jack Turchetta (COL) def. Daniel Rayl (ND) 6-2, 7-6(3)
Victor Pham (COL) def. Grayson Broadus (ND) 6-5, 6-4
Michal Rolski (COL) def. Nicolas Montoya (ND) 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
No. 110 Mike Vermeer (COL) def. Kenneth Sabacinski (ND) 7-5, 6-2
Timothy Wang (COL) def. Brendon Kempin (ND) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Alex Lawson / Grayson Broadus (ND) def. Mike Vermeer / Victor Pham (COL) 6-4
Brendon Kempin / Nathan Griffin (ND) def. Michal Rolski / Jack Turchetta (COL) 6-5(2)
Daniel Grunberger / Timothy Wang (COL) def. Drew Dawson / Daniel Rayl (ND) 6-2
Richard Pham / Shawn Hadavi (COL) def. Quentin Monaghan / Eric Schnurrenberger (ND) 6-3
Eric Rubin / Miguel Alda (COL) def. Nicolas Montoya / Kenneth Sabacinski (ND) 6-5(4)
Joanne Norell, Athletics Communications Assistant