April 23, 2004
Men's Tennis falls to Presbyterian in SAC semifinalsROCK HILL, SC -- Top-seeded and #19th-ranked Presbyterian rolled into the finals of the 2004 Food Lion/South Atlantic Conference Men's Tennis Tournament with a 5-1 semifinal win over fifth-seeded Catawba on Friday afternoon at the Memorial Courts on the campus of Winthrop University. In doubles, PC took a 2-1 advantage after senior Graeme Lauriston (Mission Beach, Australia) and freshman Paul Ratchford (Delta, BC, CANADA) defeated CC's freshmen duo of Jose Valezquez (Santo Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC) and David Argente (Tlalnepantla, MEXICO) 8-4 at #1 doubles and sophomores K%@!#$&ij Dwivedi (New Delhi, INDIA) and Nick Osborne (Hutton Rudby, ENGLAND) defeated CC's juniors Eric Noll (Monmouth Junction, NJ) and Alvin Owusu (Power Springs, GA) 8-2 at #2 doubles. Catawba earned their point at #3 doubles as sophomore Geoff Fouad (Missouri City, TX) and freshman Drew Ramsey (Raleigh, NC) defeated PC's junior Alistair Morgan (Cheltenham, ENGLAND) and sophomore Hector Rincon (London, ENGLAND) 8-3. PC opened singles with Ratchford winning 6-0, 6-1 at #2 singles over CC's Argente and PC's Dwivedi defeated Noll at #3 singles 6-0, 6-1 to pull ahead 4-1. The Blue Hose got the deciding fifth point at #4 singles as Lauriston defeated Owusu 6-2, 6-0. Presbyterian (15-3) advances to the finals tomorrow where they will face either No. 2 seed Tusculum College or #3 seed Carson-Newman College at 10:00 am. Catawba falls to 10-14 on the season. MATCH SUMMARY PRESBYTERIAN 5, CATAWBA 1 SINGLES #1 Hector Rincon (P) vs. Jose Valezquez (C) DNF #2 Paul Ratchford (P) d. David Argente 6-0, 6-1 #3 K%@!#$&ij Dwivedi (P) d. Eric Noll 6-0, 6-1 #4 Graeme Lauriston (P) d. Alvin Owusu 6-2, 6-0 #5 Nick Osborne (P) vs. Geoff Fouad (C) DNF #6 Taylor Calcote (P) vs. Andrew Sufficool (C) DNF DOUBLES #1 Ratchford/Lauriston (P) d. Valezquez/Argente 8-4 #2 Dwivedi/Osborne (P) d. Noll/Owusu 8-2 #3 Fouad/Drew Ramsey (C) d. Rincon/Morgan 8-3 RECORDS: Presbyterian 15-3; Catawba 10-14. #####
|Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC),|
|Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC),|
|Tennis (W) vs. Newberry, 1:30|
|Tennis (M) vs. Newberry, 1:30|
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC)
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate
Cross Country @ SAC Championships
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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