September 17, 2008
Men's Tennis Opens With Win at JC Smith
CHARLOTTE, NC – The Catawba College men's tennis team opened with an 8-1 win over host Johnson C. Smith on Wednesday afternoon. The Catawba men swept the doubles and won five singles matches. The Goldne Bulls fell to 1-1.
Freshman Matt King (Concord,NSW,AUSTRALIA/Sydney Boys) along with sophomore Tom McCormack (Winchester, ENGLAND/Symonds) and senior Sean Soltan (Vetlanda, SWEDEN/Njudungsgymnasiet) each won in both doubles and singles. Freshman Thomas Mitchell (Nanaimo, BC, CANADA/Pendleton School) and Corey Eldridge (Sewell, NJ/Washington Township HS) also picked up singles wins. Freshmen Uri Yarkoni (Kelowna, BC, CANADA/Okanagan HS), Jan Roguska (Derby, ENGLAND/Chellaston) and Alex Kalmbach (Mason, OH/Mason HS) picked up doubles wins.
Men’s Match Results
#1 Matt King (C) d. Jason Stuckey 6-0, 3-6, 6-2
#2 Shahin Soltan (C) d. Aaron Hutchenson 6-3, 6-1
#3 Robert Butts (JC) d. Cyle Petersen 6-7, 7-5, 10-7
#4 Thomas Mitchell (C) d. Jamil Jones 6-2, 4-6, 10-2
#5 Tom McCormack (C) d. George Dixon 6-1, 6-0
#6 Corey Eldridge (C) d. Andrew Anglin 6-1, 6-0
#1 King/McCormack (C) d. Stuckey/Hutchenson 8-6
#2 Soltan/Uri Yarkoni (C) d. Butts/Jones 8-2
#3 Jan Roguska/Alex Kalmbach (C) d. Dixon/Anglin 8-6
RECORDS: Catawba 1-0, JC Smith 1-1
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