Notre Dame men's tennis: NCAA sweep for Irish

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Notre Dame opened 2014 NCAA Championship play Saturday with a 4-0 sweep of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

The Irish won the doubles point, only losing a combined four games to the Phoenix. Senior Greg Andrews and sophomore Alex Lawson were together at No. 1, and the 18th-ranked duo beat Michael Tenzer and Howard Scott, 8-1. Senior Matt Dooley and sophomore Quentin Monaghan sealed the doubles point for Notre Dame with an 8-2 victory over Rowan Isaaks and Leo Gomez Islinger. Freshman Josh Hagar and senior Billy Pecor’s match against Michael Tebon and Joey Leto was abandoned at No. 2 (7-1).

Andrews dominated at No. 1 singles, beating Tenzer 6-0, 6-0. Monaghan was only minutes behind him, beating Scott at No. 3, 6-1, 6-2.

The match was clinched at No. 4 singles by Hagar, who beat Joey Leto, 6-2, 6-1.

Notre Dame faces No. 38 Ole Miss, which upset Northwestern, Sunday at 1 p.m.


SINGLES: Greg Andrews beat Michael Tenzer, 6-0, 6-0; Ryan Bandy led Leo Gomez Islinger, 6-2, 3-0, unfinished; Quentin Monaghan beat Howard Scott, 6-1, 6-2; Josh Hagar beat Joey Leto, 6-2, 6-1; Eddy Covalschi led Rowan Isaaks, 6-3, 2-2, unfinished; Eric Schnurrenberger led Jorge Gonzalez Soler, 6-1, 3-2, unfinished.

DOUBLES: Greg Andrews-Alex Lawson beat Michael Tenzer-Howard Scott, 8-1; Josh Hagar-Billy Pecor led Michael Tebon-Joey Leto, 7-1; Matt Dooley-Quentin Monaghan beat Roward Isaaks/Leo Gomez Islinger, 8-2.