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Men's Tennis Pulls Out Tight Match With Bluefield State

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SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba pulled out a 5-4 decision over visiting Bluefield State in men's tennis action on Thursday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center.  The Catawba Indians up their record to 4-2.

 The men outlasted Bluefield State in an extremely tight match.  Bluefield State led 2-1 after doubles, winning a pair of 9-7 tiebreakers.  The Big Blues also took wins in the top two singles flights, but Catawba got wins at the lower four positions to eke out the win.  Tom McCormack (Winchester, ENGLAND/Symonds) won in both singles and double for Catawba, while Alex Macdonald (Lowen Hutt, NEW ZEALAND/Hutt Int’l) delivered a three-set win at #4 singles.


MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 5, BLUEFIELD ST. 4
Singles
#1 Shikhar Kapul (B) d. Jess Goodall 7-6, 2-6, 5-4 retired
#2 Marcin Majchrzak (B) d. Pierce Hoover  6-1, 6-1
#3 Thomas Mitchell (C) d. Dusan Zivkovic 6-3, 6-3 
#4 Alex Macdonald (C) d. Vlad Latlan 6-3, 1-6, 6-0
#5 Tom McCormack (C) d. Jesus Sanchez 7-5, 6-1
#6 Matthew Nicholson (C) d. Srecram Gantam 7-6, 6-3

Doubles
#1 Kapur/Zivkovic (B) d. Hoover/Mitchell  9-8
#2 McCormack/Uri Yarkoni (C) d. Majchrzak/Sanchez 8-1
#3 Latlam/Gantam (B) d. Nicholson/Kevin Budrawich 9-8 
RECORDS: Catawba 4-2

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