March 8, 2012
Tennis Teams Close out Hilton Head Trip with Pair of Wins
HILTON HEAD, SC -- The Catawba tennis teams wrapped up competition Wednesday afternoon with victories over Trine University at Hilton Head. The Lady Indians won 7-2 and better their record to 7-8 while the men triumphed 9-0 and stand at 12-5.
Ally Prior (Raleigh, NC/Wakefield HS) and Steffi Cook (Alpharetta, GA/Milton HS) shutout Trine’s Samantha Willmann and Chrissy Uphaus in #2 doubles 8-0 while the #3 team of Olivia Myers (Lexington, NC/W. Davidson HS) and Candace Hall (Denver, NC/E. Lincoln HS) eked out an 8-6 victory over Erin Kwaske and Kaylynne Goeglein.
In singles play #3 Maggie McKee (Mt. Airy, NC/Mt. Airy HS) defeated Erin Kwaske 6-1, 6-4 and #6 Hannah Kovach (Salisbury, NC/E. Rowan HS) got by Kaylynne Goeglein 6-3, 6-2.
The men produced their third shutout in four days as singles and doubles swept through competition. Alex Macdonald (Lowen Hutt, NEW ZEALAND/Hutt International HS) fought off Joe Dunbar of Trine 4-6, 6-1, 10-6 in #1 singles, the only match to go thee sets. Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi HS) defeated Joey Clark 6-2, 6-3 in the #4 slot.
Thomas Mitchell (Nanaimo, BC, CANADA/Pendleton School) and Uri Yarkoni (Kelowna, BC, CANADA/Okanagan HS) had their hands full in the #1 doubles match but slid by Dan Desper and Joe Dunbar 8-6.
The Catawba tennis teams will travel to Belmont Abbey on Mar. 16 at 3 p.m. for their next match.
1. Alex Macdonald (CATAWBA) def. Joe Dunbar (TRINEM) 4-6, 6-1, 10-6
2. Thomas Mitchell (CATAWBA) def. Dan Desper (TRINEM) 6-2, 6-4
3. Jess Goodall (CATAWBA) def. David Murray (TRINEM) 6-3, 6-2
4. Matthew Nicholson (CATAWBA) def. Joey Clark (TRINEM) 6-2, 6-3
5. Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) def. Nick Ihrie (TRINEM) 6-1, 6-3
6. Corey Eldridge (CATAWBA) def. Zach Richardson (TRINEM) 6-2, 6-2
1. Thomas Mitchell/Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) def. Dan Desper/Joe Dunbar (TRINEM) 8-6
2. Matthew Nicholson/Alex Macdonald (CATAWBA) def. Zach Richardson/Joey Clark (TRINEM) 8-3
3. Jess Goodall/Corey Eldridge (CATAWBA) def. Nick Ihrie/David Murray (TRINEM) 8-2
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