October 6, 1996

Sachire Wins Championship

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – University of Notre Dame freshman tennis playerRyan Sachire won the championship match of the White draw at the CarolinaClassic on Sunday. NotreDame junior Jakub Pietrowski lost in the finals of the Blue draw, made upof the higher-ranked players, to Tripp Phillips of North Carolina, 4-6,6-1, 6-4.

In doubles action, the Notre Dame duo of Brian Patterson andPietrowski won the Blue draw by defeating the team from Harvard by a 8-4count. Sachire and fellow freshman Matt Horsly won the White draw finalwith an 8-4 win over the team from Michigan.