No. 65 Mustangs Drop Match At No. 31 Notre Dame, 6-1

Go smu! Mischa Nowicki
Go smu!
Mischa Nowicki
Go smu!

April 5, 2013

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (SMU) - The No. 65 SMU Mustangs won two matches as they dropped a tough match to No. 31 Notre Dame, 6-1, on Friday afternoon.

Mischa Nowicki won his singles match against Billy Pecor, 6-4, 4-6, 10-2, giving the Mustangs (8-8) their lone point of the match. Nowicki also won his doubles match alongside Arturs Kazijevs. The duo, ranked 75th nationally, defeated Pecor and Alex Lawson, 8-5.

Notre Dame (13-7) showed its strength throughout the match, however, including handing Arturs Kazijevs his first singles loss in his last six decisions. No. 109 Greg Andrews defeated Kazijevs 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 10-5.

Gaston Cuadranti and Alex Sanders held an early lead in their doubles match against Spencer Talmadge and Ryan Bandy, but ultimately fell 9-8 (7-5).

SMU will play at USF on Sunday to finish off its three-game road trip.

Tennis Match Results
SMU vs Notre Dame
Apr 05, 2013 at Notre Dame, Ind.

#31 Notre Dame 6, #65 SMU 1

Singles competition
1. #109 Greg Andrews (ND) def. #124 Arturs Kazijevs (SMU) 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 10-5
2. Quentin Monaghan (ND) def. Pablo Perez-Esnaola (SMU) 6-0, 6-2
3. Blas Moros (ND) def. Gaston Cuadranti (SMU) 6-1, 6-3
4. Mischa Nowicki (SMU) def. Billy Pecor (ND) 6-4, 4-6, 10-2
5. Wyatt McCoy (ND) def. Eduardo Razzeto (SMU) 6-3, 6-2
6. Ryan Bandy (ND) def. Nate Lammons (SMU) 6-3, 6-3

 

 

Doubles competition
1. #75 Arturs Kazijevs/Mischa Nowicki (SMU) def. Billy Pecor/Alex Lawson (ND) 8-5
2. Spencer Talmadge/Ryan Bandy (ND) def. Alex Sanders/Gaston Cuadranti (SMU) 9-8 (7-5)
3. Greg Andrews/Matt Dooley (ND) def. Pablo Perez-Esnaola/Nate Lammons (SMU) 8-6

Match Notes:
SMU 8-8; National ranking #65
Notre Dame 13-7; National ranking #31
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (3,2,6,5,4,1)
T-3:45 A-110