Tennis (M)

Tennis Takes Pair Over Lenoir-Rhyne

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SALISBURY, NC -- The Catawba women blanked Lenoir-Rhyne 9-0 and the men brushed aside the Bears 8-1 Tuesday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. The men improved to 13-5 overall and 2-2 in the South Atlantic Conference while the women boosted their record to 8-9 and 1-3.

Sloan Kessler (Onalaska, WI/La Crosse Aquinas HS) battled through a three set match with Kelsey Love and came out on top 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 at #1 singles. In other singles play, all of the Lady Indians won in straight sets with no one giving up more than four games total.

In doubles action the #1 team of Maggie McKee (Mt. Airy, NC/Mt. Airy HS) and Kessler edged the Bears’ Ivey Tant and Kelsey Love 8-6.

On the men’s side, Uri Yarkoni (Kelowna, BC, CANADA/Okanagan HS) and Thomas Mitchell (Nanaimo, BC, CANADA/Pendleton School) teamed up at #1 doubles to dispatch Aroon Khatter and Robby Blackburn of Lenoir-Rhyne 8-6.

Corey Eldridge (Sewell, NJ/Washington Township HS) had a strong performance at #6 singles to outlast Jarod Styres 6-0, 5-7, 10-2.

Catawba travels to Carson-Newman for a SAC contest on Saturday, Mar. 23 at 2 p.m.

Singles
1. Alex Macdonald (CATAWBA) def. Aroon Khatter (L-R) 7-6, 6-4
2. Thomas Mitchell (CATAWBA) def. Robby Blackburn (L-R) 6-1, 6-1
3. Jess Goodall (CATAWBA) def. Michael Owens (L-R) 6-2, 6-1
4. Matthew Nicholson (CATAWBA) def. Graydon Dunn (L-R), by default
5. David Richardson (L-R) def. Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) 7-5, 7-5
6. Corey Eldridge (CATAWBA) def. Jarod Styres (L-R) 6-0, 5-7, 10-2

Doubles
1. Thomas Mitchell/Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) def. Aroon Khatter/Robby Blackburn (L-R) 8-6
2. Alex Macdonald/Matthew Nicholson (CATAWBA) def. David Richardson/Michael Owens (L-R) 8-0
3. Corey Eldridge/Jess Goodall (CATAWBA) def. Jarod Styres/Graydon Dunn (L-R) 8-2

 


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Today's Events

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1),
Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne,
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 2:00AudioVideoStats
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 4:00AudioVideoStats

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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

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne 

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

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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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