April 24, 1998

MIAMI, Fla. — The University of Notre Dame men’s and women’s tennis teams each posted 4-0 second rounds wins in the BIG EAST Championship on Friday. The men defeated Georgetown by a 4-0 score and the women’s team also topped Georgetown by a 4-0 score. Both teams were the top seed in each tournament and received first round byes. The teams now play in Saturday’s semifinals and will attempt to advance to Sunday’s final.

The Notre Dame women’s team has won the event the past two years and the men’s team was the runner-up last year.

Notre Dame Men’s Tennis
Notre Dame 4, Georgetown 0

SinglesRyan Sachire (N) vs. Justin Berman, susp.;Jakub Pietrowski (N) def. Kevin Levy, 6-0, 6-3;Brian Patterson (N) def. Dave Boyer, 6-2, 6-0;Matt Horsley (N) vs. Justin Hom, susp.;Eric Enloe (N) def. Beau Brewer, 6-0, 6-0;Andy Warford (N) vs. Jeff Breay, susp.
Doubles (most doubles wins is worth one match point)Pietrowski and Patterson (N) def. Berman and Levy, 8-2;Rothschild and Vijay Freeman (N) vs. Breay and Josh Piuma, susp.;Horsley and Sachire (N) def. Hom and Chris Thompson, 8-3.

Notre Dame Women’s Tennis
Notre Dame 4, Georgetown 0

SinglesJennifer Hall (N) def. Laura Schoellkopf, 6-1, 6-0;Michelle Dasso (N) vs. Kim Spotswood, susp.;Marisa Velasco (N) vs. Erin Kamemoto, susp.;Tiffany Gates vs. Megan Crotty, susp.;Kelly Zalinski (N) def. Lauren Mendes, 6-0, 6-1;Kim Guy (N) def. Susan Vernon, 6-1, 6-1.
DoublesGates and Hall (N) def. Schoellkopf and Crotty, 8-0;Dasso and Velasco (N) def. Spotswood and Kamemoto, 8-3;Roberts and Julie Hom (G) def. Kelley Olson and Darcie Sweet, 8-6.