Niall Fitzgerald and the Irish earn six wins at the Chowder Fest Tournament.

Men's Tennis Conclude Day One Of The Chowder Fest

Oct. 1, 2010

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The University of Notre Dame men’s tennis team concluded the first day of the Chowder Fest Tournament at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. by claiming six of nine victories against Minnesota. Seniors Stephen Havens (Cincinnati Ohio, Hill Christian) and Tyler Davis (Nashville, Tenn./Nashville) each earned a win, defeating Sebastian Gallego, 6-4, 6-2 and Julian Dehn, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, respectively. Sophomore Spencer Talmadge (Hillsborough, Calif./Junipero Serra) defeated John Thornton, 6-1, 6-2 and Michael Moore (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South) defeated Eddie Svenda, 6-4, 6-2. Rounding out the wins for Notre Dame was junior Niall Fitzgerald (Wicklow Ireland/Blackrock College) and freshman Billy Pecor (Scottsdale, Ariz./Chaparral). Fitzgerald earned a win against Derek Peterson, 6-4, 6-2 and Pecor defeated Michael Sicora, 7-6, 7-5. The three-day tournament continues tomorrow at the Beren Tennis Center in Cambridge, Mass. Check back to for complete results and a recap following Saturday’s results.

Friday Singles Results

Stephen Havens defeated Sebastian Gallego, 6-4, 6-2

Rok Bonin defeated Greg Andrews, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

Philip Ruddock defeated Sam Keeton, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2

Brendan Ruddock defeated David Anderson, 6-4, 6-2

Tyler Davis defeated Julian Dehn, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3

Billy Pecor defeated Michael Sicora, 7-6, 7-5

Niall Fitzgerald defeated Derek Peterson, 6-4, 6-2

Michael Moore defeated Eddie Svenda, 6-4, 6-2

Spencer Talmadge defeated John Thornton, 6-1, 6-2