No. 14 Texas A&M Set for Top-15 Showdown against No. 13 Notre Dame
The No. 14 Texas A&M men's tennis team opposes No. 13 Notre Dame Sunday at 11 a.m. (CT) on Sunday at the Eck Tennis Pavilion. The Aggies are 3-2 this spring while the Fighting Irish enter Sunday’s match at 4-0.
The Aggies suffered their second straight 4-3 setback Friday evening, falling to Texas Tech in Dallas at the SMU Tennis Complex. Despite the setback the Aggies were buoyed by wins from sophomore Carlos Aguilar, sophomore Barnaby Smith and freshman Austin Abbrat. Aguilar, ranked No. 89 nationally, topped Tech’s Tommy Mylnikov in three sets on court one. Smith, ranked No. 50 defeated Red Raider Ilgiz Valiev on court three while Abbrat outlasted Tech’s Artem Kapshuk on court five.
A season ago, the Aggies and Fighting Irish faced off in College Station as the Maroon & White claimed a 5-2 win at the Mitchell Tennis Center. After earning the doubles point, Texas A&M picked up singles wins from No. 10 Arthur Rinderknech, No. 37 Jordi Arconada, Aguilar and No. 109 AJ Catanzariti.
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