In doubles, Wisconsin picked up wins at the No. 1 and 3 spots, with brothers senior Alex Kasarov and sophomore Lachezar Kasarov defeating Brent D'Amico and Ryan Keckley 9-8 (6). Juniors Jordan Raemisch and Mark Weinig defeated Notre Dame's Barry King and Stephen Bass 8-6.
"Winning the doubles point was very import for our team. It made us feel like we had a good chance to win the match," head coach Pat Klingelhoets said. "If you don't win the doubles point against a team like Notre Dame, then realistically it's really tough to win the match. I give Notre Dame credit because they got on a roll and played extremely well in the singles."
Even with the doubles point in hand competing with Notre Dame proved to be a daunting challenge.
Alex Kasarov and freshman Jeremy Sonkin, playing at the No. 1 and 2 spots, respectively, came closest to winning in singles. Kasarov lost to Bass 7-5, 6-2 and Sonkin fell 7-5, 6-2 to King.