As the sign and the fingers say, Notre Dame head tennis coach Al South won his 250th match when his Green Knights squad beat Sheehan on Tuesday, April 17.
Head coach Al South wins his 250th match as head tennis coach, track takes road trip to Maryland, baseball has crazy two-game stretch, golf wins two of three and lacrosse beats crosstown rival West Haven .
Tennis — Tennis team swept the week to run their record to 6-0 with wins over Sheehan (6-1), Lyman Hall (5-2), and sweep of Cross (7-0). The win over Sheehan gave head coach Al South his 250th of his ND tenure. The tennis team did not lose a singles match in the three matches.
Track — ND track ran and jumped its way to a 5-1 record winning two of three in a quad-meet at Lyman Hall on April 18. The 4×400 relay team won its event in a time of 3:37 to help the Notre Dame track team to wins over Foran 113-50 and East Haven 56.5-49.5 while Lyman Hall beat Notre Dame 98-52. The 4×400 relay team was comprised of Andrew Marinelli, Daniel Range, Neel Agir, and Christian Panagrossi. The team then took its talents to Maryland to compete against fellow Brothers of Holy Cross High School Bishop McNamara on Saturday, April 21.
Baseball — It was a wild week for the Notre Dame nine. They had everything from a classic pitcher’s duel to almost being no hit to pounding out 20 hits in first meeting with crosstown rival West Haven. They started the week with a 1-0 win over Lyman Hall where Mike Sansone allowed three hits striking out eight on the mound. Two days later they didn’t record a hit until the seventh inning as Hamden came to Quigley Stadium and left with a comfortable 7-2 win. Less than 24 hours later, Notre Dame scored 18 runs on 20 hits in a win over West Haven (18-3).
Lacrosse — The lacrosse team beat West Haven, 16-1, sandwiched between a pair of close defeats at Guilford (12-10) and Weston (13-10) as they ended the week with a 3-4 record. Zach Hochman had a big week tallying four goals against both West Haven and Weston. Alex Hird also had four, including a first-half hat trick, against West Haven while Cam Ellis added a hat trick against Weston.
Golf — The golf team had a winning week as it beat Cheshire and Hamden in close matches while falling to SCC favorite Xavier in a three-match week. In its second match of the season, Jake Ivan-Pal holed out for eagle on the first hole which helped ND beat Cheshire by three strokes on April 17. On Friday, Joe D’Agostino carded a 43 in the last group to rally Notre Dame to a six-shot win over Hamden on April 20. The Green Knights trailed by a shot. Ivan Pal’s 42 was the low score for Notre Dame in a loss at Xavier on April 18.
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