Tennis (M)

Men's Tennis Blanks Coker To Open Sping Season

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SALISBURY, NC -- The Catawba men’s tennis team opened its spring season with a 9-0 win over Coker on Thursday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center.  The Catawba Indians improve to 4-1, while the Cobras fall to 0-3.

The Indians jumped to a 3-0 lead after doubles and won all six singles matches.  Sean Soltan (Vetlanda, SWEDEN/Njudungsgynbasiet), Matt King (Concord, NSW, AUSTRALIA/Sydney Boys), Uri Yarkoni (Kelowna, BC, CANADA/Okanagan HS) and Corey Eldridge (Sewell, NJ/Washington Township HS) each won in singles and doubles.  Thomas Mitchell (Nanaimo, BC, CANADA/Pendleton School) and Cyle Petersen (Campbell River, BC, CANADA/Timberline HS) won their singles matches in third-set super tie-breakers. 


MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 9, COKER 0
Singles
#1 Sean Soltan (C) d. Juan Vallejo-Gonzalez  7-5, 6-1
#2 Matt King (C) d. Jeremiah Dye  6-2, 6-3
#3 Thomas Mitchell (C) d. Evan Schreiner  3-6, 6-3, 10-5 ST
#4 Cyle Petersen (C) d. Esteban Teran  6-7, 7-5, 14-12 ST
#5 Uri Yarkoni (C) d. Andrew Chinnes 6-0, 6-2
#6 Corey Eldridge (C) d. Tyler Edwards  6-0, 6-0

Doubles
#1 Soltan/Yarkoni (C) d. Vallejo-Gonzalez/Teran  8-4
#2 King/Tom McCormack (C) d. Schreiner/Chinnes  8-0
#3 Eldridge/Jan Roguska (C) d. Dye/Edwards 8-4
RECORDS: Catawba 4-1, Coker 0-3

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