Tennis (M)

Men's Tennis Drops Two Tight 5-4 Matches Over Weekend

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Catawba’s men dropped a pair of matches over the weekend against Mars Hill and Lincoln Memorial in South Atlantic Conference action.  The Catawba Indians fell 5-4 to both opponents, dropping to 13-9 overall and 3-6 in the SAC. 

The men jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead after doubles action against Mars Hill on Friday.  Mars Hill rallied to win five of the singles matches to take the victory.  Senior Tom McCormack (Winchester, ENGLAND/Peter Symonds HS) was the only Tribe member to pick up a win.

On Saturday, Catawba went into singles play behind 2-1 against the Railsplitters.  Alex Macdonald (Lowen Hutt, NEW ZEALAND/Hutt International HS) and Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomagundi HS) paired up at the second flight for the lone doubles win.  In singles action, both teams split 3-3 with Catawba winning at the second, fourth, and sixth seeds behind Thomas Mitchell (Nanaimo, BC, CANADA/Pendleton HS), Pierce Hoover (Durham, NC/N. Durham HS), and Nicholson, respectively.

MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
MARS HILL 5, CATAWBA 4
Singles
1. Lucas Simm (M) d. Jess Goodall      6-2, 6-3
2. Enrico Patriarca (M) d. Thomas Mitchell     7-5, 1-6, 6-3
3. Guilherme Lima (M) d. Pierce Hoover     6-4, 6-3
4. Carlos Oyaga (M) d. Alex Macdonald     6-3, 6-4
5. Tom McCormack (C) d. Stevan Stankovic    6-3, 6-4
6. Brad Bassinger (M) d. Matthew Nicholson    6-4, 6-4

Doubles
1. Mitchell/Hoover (C) d. Simm/Patriarca     8-5
2. Macdonald/Nicholson (C) d. Lima/Stankovic    8-6
3. McCormack/Uri Yarkoni (C) d. Oyaga/Bassinger   8-5


LINCOLN MEMORIAL 5, CATAWBA 4
Singles
1. Philipp Hoffmann (L) d. Jess Goodall  6-2, 6-2
2. Thomas Mitchell (C) d. Alexey Minevskiy 6-4, 6-4
3. Marcelo Alvim (L) d. Alex Macdonald  6-2, 6-2
4. Pierce Hoover (C) d. Michael Koenen  6-2, 6-2
5. Tom Goossens (L) d. Tom McCormack 2-6, 6-2, 6-2
6. Matthew Nicholson (C) d. Stefan Hall  3-6, 6-3, 11-9

Doubles
1. Hoffmann/Goossens (L) d. Mitchell/Hoover  8-3
2. Macdonald/Nicholson (C) d. Minevskiy/Alvim  8-4
3. Koenen/Hall (L) d. McCormack/Uri Yarkoni  8-1

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

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January 20

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2) 

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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