April 18, 2005
Men's Tennis advances to SAC semifinals with 5-2 win over WingateSALISBURY, NC -- Catawba rallied from a 2-1 deficit following doubles to defeat visiting Wingate 5-2 in an opening round match of the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Menís Tennis Tournament on Monday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. With the win, the Indians improve to 16-6 overall and advance to meet top-seeded Tusculum on Friday at Tusculum in a semifinal match. Wingate ends its season at 4-16. Alvin Owusu (Powder Springs, GA) provided the winning point for the Tribe at #3 singles with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Kotaro Noguchi. Wingate posted wins at #1 and #2 doubles with Catawba salvaging a point at #3. The Indians tied the match with a default at #1 singles. Andrew Sufficool (Brooksville, FL) and Geoff Fouad (Missouri City, TX) also won singles points for Catawba at the #5 and #4 flights, respectively. MENíS MATCH RESULTS CATAWBA 5, WINGATE 2 Singles #1 Jose Valezquez (C) d. Joe Kanekar 1-0, ret. #2 Eric Noll (C) vs. Jacobo Uribe (W) DNF #3 Alvin Owusu (C) d. Kotaro Noguchi 6-2, 6-4 #4 Geoff Fouad (C) d. Chase Carman 6-3, 6-1 #5 Andrew Sufficool (C) d. Mark Stern 6-2, 6-1 #6 Drew Ramsey (C) vs. Spencer Delbridge (W) DNF Doubles #1 Kanekar/Uribe (W) d. Valezquez/Fouad 8-4 #2 Noguchi/Carman (W) d. Noll/Owusu 8-3 #3 Sufficool/Ramsey (C) d. Stern/Delbridge 8-4 RECORDS: Catawba 16-6; Wingate 4-16. #######
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