Tennis (M)

Nicholson Named SAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week

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ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba College freshman Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi) has been named the South Atlantic Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week for the week ending March 21.  It was announced by conference officials on Tuesday.

Nicholson helped Catawba to a 3-1 mark on the week as he won all four singles matches and went 3-1 in doubles action.  His singles wins included the clinching point in the 5-4 win over Tusculum.  As the last match remaining, Nicholson rallied for a three-set win at No. 6 singles against Tusculum's Drew Kiser for the winning point.

He was the lone singles winner in the loss to Wingate, defeating Wingate's Greg Machado, 3-6, 6-1, 10-7.  He also rallied to defeat Carson-Newman's Paul Birdsong, 6-4, 3-6, 10-2.  He won in straight sets over Lenoir-Rhyne's Nate Summer, 6-2, 6-0.  Nicholson improved his record this season to 16-2 in singles action, which includes a 5-1 mark in league matches.

In double play, Nicholson and Alex Macdonald defeated Wingate's Fernando Montemurro and Ryan Forbes, 8-5; Carson-Newman's Derek Holdway and Dalton Moore, 8-6; and Lenoir-Rhyne's Graydon Dunn and Nathan Helms, 8-4.  Nicholson is 13-5 in doubles play.

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Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

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