November 10, 1996

Simme Captures No. 3 Singles Title

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — University of Notre Dame senior RyanSimme won the No. 3 singles title Sunday at the Ice VolleysTennis Showcase as he defeated Adam Selkirk of Minnesota by a7-5, 6-2 score in the championship match. Sophomore teammateBrian Patterson won the No. 4 flight championship, while Irishfreshman Matt Horsley won the No. 7 singles title.

Patterson defeated Ryan Bauer of Clemson in the final by a 6-2,7-5 count, while Horsley defeated teammate Marco Magnano in hisfinal by a 6-4, 6-4 score.

In doubles, Simme and Danny Rothschild won the No. 2 titledefeating Luis Garcia and Ken Wasserman of Clemson by an 8-5count. Notre Dame’s Jakub Pietrowski and Patterson lost in theNo. 1 doubles final by an 8-6 score to Bruce Li and Rich Reyesof Clemson.