April 4, 2009
Women's Tennis Falls 5-4 at Mars Hill
MARS HILL, NC -- Mars Hill pulled out a 5-4 win over visiting Catawba in South Atlantic Conference women's tennis action on Saturday afternoon. The Lions improve to 4-6 overall and 2-3 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 8-8 and 0-4.
The Lions won two doubles matches to take a lead. Kim Blythe, who also won in doubles, claimed a tight two-set win at #5 singles to secure the match for the Loins. Steffi Cook (Alpharetta, GA/Milton HS) and Nikiah Knox (Stratham, NH/Exeter HS) won in singles for Catawba.
WOMEN’S MATCH RESULTS
MARS HILL 5, CATAWBA 4
#1 Erika Pinate (MH) d. Kasia Zielinski 6-0,6-0
#2 Patty La Rovere (MH) d. Jen Denyes 6-2,6-1
#3 Steffi Cook (C) d. Jordan Dockery 6-0,6-0
#4 Nikiah Knox (C) d. Paola Aybar 7-5,7-5
#5 Kim Blythe (MH) d. Candace Hall 6-3,7-5
#6 Jennifer Dameron (C) won by defualt
#1 La Rovere/Blythe (MH) d. Zielinski/Denyes 8-4
#2 Pinate/Aybar (MH) d. Cook/Knox 8-4
#3 Hall/Dameron (C) won by default
RECORDS: Mars Hill 4-6, 2-3 SAC; Catawba 8-8, 0-4 SAC.
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