Tennis (M)

Nicholson's Three-Set Win Lifts Men's Tennis to 5-4 Win Over Tusculum

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SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba pulled out a 5-4 win over visiting Tusculum in South Atlantic Conference men’s tennis action on Saturday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center.  Freshman Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi) broke the tie with a three-set win at #6 singles as the Catawba Indians improve to 12-6 overall and 2-3 in the SAC.  The Pioneers fall to 5-7 and 1-2.

Nicholson rallied from a set down as the only match yet completed to earn the winning point for Catawba.  Freshman Pierce Hoover (Durham, NC/N. Durham HS) also rallied from a set down to earn a key point for the Indians at #4 singles.  Luis Zamora helped get the Pioneers even with a three-set win at #3 singles.

Hoover, Nicholson and Thomas Mitchell (Nanaimo, BC, CANADA/Pendleton School) each took wins for Catawba in both singles and doubles.  Catawba took two of three doubles for an early lead.

MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 5, TUSCULUM 4
Singles
#1 Tony Bujana (T) d. Jess Goodall  6-3, 6-2
#2 Thomas Mitchell (C) d. Oliver Smith  6-1, 6-1
#3 Luis Zamora (T) d. Alex Macdonald  1-6, 6-4, 6-4
#4 Pierce Hoover (C) d. Steven Lin  3-6, 6-1, 6-1
#5 Gui Carvalho (T) d. Tom McCormack  6-2, 7-5
#6 Matthew Nicholson (C) d. Drew Kiser  4-6, 6-3, 6-1

Doubles
#1 Mitchell/Hoover (C) d. Bujana/Zamora  8-1
#2 Smith/Lin (T) d. McCormack/Uri Yarkoni  8-4
#3 Macdonald/Nicholson (C) d. Carvalho/Kiser  8-2
RECORDS: Catawba 12-6, 2-3 SAC; Tusculum 5-7, 1-2 SAC

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April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 8-1

Softball @ Newberry 3-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 11-9

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April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC) 10th of 16

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Baseball vs. North Greenville (Flour Field) 5-6

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April 6

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 18-12

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 11-12

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April 8

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Softball @ Anderson 1-2

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

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April 9

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

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April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC) 10th of 11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

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April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Coker 4-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 9-14

Softball vs WINGATE 2-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 11-20

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April 12

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

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April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

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April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 10-18

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 10-16

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

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April 15

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 4 p.m.

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April 16

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

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April 17

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

Softball @ Coker 2-3

Softball @ Coker 1-4

Baseball vs. BARTON 16-10

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April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

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April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

Baseball @ Wingate 2-8

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April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 0-5

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3-2

Baseball @ Wingate 9-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 13-11

Baseball @ Wingate 7-3

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 14-10

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April 24

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLM MEMORIAL (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

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April 27

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Baseball TBA @ SAC Tournament noon

Softball vs. Coker (SAC Tournament) 3 p.m.

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April 28

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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