Tennis (M)

Men's Tennis Drops Pair Of 5-4 Matches

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NEWBERRY, SC -- The Catawba men dropped a tight 5-4 match to host Newberry in South Atlantic Conference tennis action on Thursday afternoon at Cannon Courts.  It marked the second straight 5-4 loss for the Catawba Indians, who lost at Bluefield State by the same count on Wednesday.  The Indians now stand at 10-5 overall and 0-2 in the SAC.  Newberry improves to 2-8 and 1-1.

Against Newberry, the Indians picked up two wins in double to take a 2-1 lead.  The Wolves battled back in singles and got three-set wins at both the #2 and #3 positions to win the match.  Pierce Hoover (Durham, NC/N. Durham HS) and Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi) had wins for Catawba in both singles and doubles.

The Indians lost two of three tight doubles matches at Bluefield State, including #3 in a tie-breaker.  Hoover again won in singles and doubles action.


MATCH RESULTS
Newberry 5, Catawba 4
SINGLES
1. Michael Saunders (N) d. Jess Goodall 6-1, 6-1
2. Vinicius Botelho (N) d. Thomas Mitchell 6-1, 1-6, 6-3
3. Mohammed Chakir (N) d. Alex Macdonald 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
4. Pierce Hoover (C) d. Michael Woolard 6-3, 6-1
5. David Sons (N) d. Tom McCormack 6-2, 6-2
6. Matthew Nicholson (C) d. Joel Hicks 6-3, 6-0

DOUBLES
1. Mitchell/Hoover (C) d. Botelho/Sons 8-4
2. Saunders/Chakir (N) d. McCormack/Uri Yarkoni 8-4
3. Macdonald/Nicholson (C) d. Jeffery Kiser/James Bethea 8-0
RECORDS: Newberry 2-8, 1-1 SAC; Catawba 10-5, 0-2 SAC

Bluefield State 5, Catawba 4
SINGLES
1. Shikhar Kapur (B) d. Jess Goodall 6-1, 6-3
2. Marcin Majchrzak (B) d. Alex Macdonald 6-4, 6-3
3. Pierce Hoover (C) d. Jesus Sanchez 6-4, 6-2
4. Tom McCormack (C) d. Vlad Latlan 6-3, 6-7, 10-4
5. Matthew Nicholson (C) d. Dusan Zivkovic 7-5, 6-3
6. Srecram Gantam (B) d. Kevin Budrawich 6-4, 7-6

DOUBLES
1. Hoover/Thomas Mitchell (C) d. Kapur/Zivkovic 9-7
2. Majchrzak/Sanchez (B) d. McCormack/Uri Yarkoni 9-7
3. Latlan/Gantam (B) d. Macdonald/Nicholson 9-8

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