Tennis (M)

Men Score Two Wins, Women Lose Close One at Hilton Head


HILTON HEAD, SC -- The Catawba men claimed victories over Chestnut Hill 8-1 and USC Lancaster 5-1 on Tuesday afternoon at Hilton Head. The Lady Indians lost a hard-fought match to Chestnut Hill 5-4. The men are 11-5 and the women 6-8.

Jess Goodall (Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA/Northcliff HS), Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi HS), Uri Yarkoni (Kelowna, BC, CANADA/Okanagan HS) and Corey Eldridge (Sewell, NJ/Washington Township HS) each won two singles matches on the day for the men. Catawba’s #2 and #3 doubles teams also won twice.

Candace Hall (Denver, NC/E. Lincoln HS) and Olivia Myers (Lexington, NC/W. Davidson HS) picked up the Lady Indians first victory at #3 doubles 8-1 over Lexis Puhl and Olivia Stevenson. In singles action for Catawba, #4 Steffi Cook (Alpharetta, GA/Milton HS), #5 Hall and #6 Hannah Kovach (Salisbury, NC/E. Rowan HS) all won in straight sets against their respective competition.

On Wednesday, both Catawba teams take on Trine University from Indiana.

Catawba vs. Chestnut Hill

1. Alex Macdonald (CATAWBA) def. HUMES, Mike (CHCM) 7-5, 1-6, 10-4
2. Thomas Mitchell (CATAWBA) def. CENICEROS, Manuel (CHCM) 6-3, 7-5
3. Jess Goodall (CATAWBA) def. TWYMAN, Julius (CHCM) 6-0, 6-0
4. Matthew Nicholson (CATAWBA) def. ATRI, Sammy (CHCM) 6-1, 6-2
5. Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) def. SOLEMA, Jeramy (CHCM) 6-2, 6-3
6. Corey Eldridge (CATAWBA) def. PECORARO, Mike (CHCM) 6-1, 6-1

1. HUMES, Mike/CENICEROS, Manuel (CHCM) def. Thomas Mitchell/Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) 8-4
2. Alex Macdonald/Matthew Nicholson (CATAWBA) def. TWYMAN, Julius/PECORARO, Mike (CHCM) 8-3
3. Corey Eldridge/Jess Goodall (CATAWBA) def. ATRI, Sammy/SOLEMA, Jeramy (CHCM) 8-1

Catawba vs. USC Lancaster

Singles competition
1. Alex Macdonald (CATAWBA) vs. Pedro Rodriguez (USCL) unfinished
2. Thomas Mitchell (CATAWBA) vs. Wilson Mathewes (USCL) unfinished
3. Jess Goodall (CATAWBA) def. Dave Fosnacht (USCL) 6-2, 6-3
4. Matthew Nicholson (CATAWBA) def. Justin Lewis (USCL) 6-2, 6-0
5. Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) vs. Matt Canelon (USCL) unfinished
6. Corey Eldridge (CATAWBA) def. Tyler Horton (USCL) 6-0, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Dave Fosnacht/Wilson Mathewes (USCL) def. Thomas Mitchell/Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) 8-4
2. Matthew Nicholson/Alex Macdonald (CATAWBA) def. Pedro Rodriguez/Justin Lewis (USCL) 8-4
3. Corey Eldridge/Jess Goodall (CATAWBA) def. Joey Nyland/Matt Canelon (USCL) 8-1

Box Score

Today's Events

Swimming vs. QUEENS, noon


«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

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

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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