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Men's Tennis Grabs Win Over Pfeiffer

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MISENHEIMER, NC -- Catawba picked up a 7-2 win over Pfeiffer in men’s tennis action on Monday afternoon at the Knapp Tennis Center.  The Catawba Indians improve to 6-2, while the Falcons fall to 2-4.

The Indians opened with wins at the top two doubles slots to take an early 2-1 lead.  Thomas Mitchell (Nanaimo, BC, CANADA/Pendleton School) and Pierce Hoover (Durham, NC/N. Durham HS), who also went on to singles wins, claimed an 8-5 victory at #1 doubles, while Alex Macdonald (Lowen Hutt, NEW ZEALAND/Hutt International) and Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi) took an 8-6 win at #2 doubles.

Macdonald added a singles win at #1 in straight sets, while Mitchell rallied from a set down to win at #2.  Hoover, at #4, and Nicholson, at #5, won in straight sets as did Uri Yarkoni (Kelowna, BC, CANADA/Okanagan) at #6. 


MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 7, PFEIFFER 2
Singles competition
Singles
#1 Alex Macdonald (C) d. Ben Hunter  6-4, 6-3
#2 Thomas Mitchell (C) d. Sebastian Wernecke  0-6, 6-3, 10-8 ST
#3 Luis Villalta (P) d. Jess Goodall 6-4, 6-7, 11-9 ST
#4 Pierce Hoover (C) d. Diego Oliveira  6-2, 6-1
#5 Matthew Nicholson (C) d. Orlando Castillo 6-1, 6-4
#6 Uri Yarkoni (C) d. Stephen Miller  6-3, 6-4

Doubles
#1 Mitchell/Hoover (C) d. Hunter/Wernecke  8-5
#2 Macdonald/Nicholson (C) d. Villalata/Castillo 8-6
#3 Oliveira/Ethon Lyon (P) d. Yarkoni/Corey Eldridge  8-3
RECORDS: Catawba 6-2; Pfeiffer 2-4

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