March 24, 2012
Tennis Splits with Carson-Newman
JEFFERSON CITY, TN -- The Catawba men defeated Carson-Newman 5-4 and the women fell 6-3 to the Eagles Saturday afternoon at the C-N Tennis Complex. The match was moved to Knoxville racquet club after doubles due to inclement weather. The men improved to 14-5 overall and 3-2 in the South Atlantic Conference while the women drop to 8-10, 1-4.
The #1 doubles team of Uri Yarkoni (Kelowna, BC, CANADA/Okanagan HS) and Thomas Mitchell (Nanaimo, BC, CANADA/Pendleton School) were down 6-2, but battled back and won 9-8 over Dusty Davis and Eric Mueller.
At #4 singles Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi HS) was up 5-0 in the third set before Paul Birdsong came back and forced a tiebreaker. Nicholson ended up winning the match 6-2, 7-6, 7-6.
On the women’s side #5 singles Olivia Myers (Lexington, NC/W. Davidson HS) defeated Megan Wilson 6-3, 3-6, 10-4 while #2 Ally Prior (Raleigh, NC/Wakefield HS) won over Erin Green 7-5, 6-4.
Sloan Kessler and Maggie McKee defeated Jen Ott and Erin Green 9-8 at #1 doubles.
1. Jen Ott (CNW) def. Sloan Kessler (CATAWBA) 6-4, 6-3
2. Ally Prior (CATAWBA) def. Erin Green (CNW) 7-5, 6-4
3. Katie Brown (CNW) def. Maggie McKee (CATAWBA) 6-4, 6-2
4. Stefy Stand (CNW) def. Candace Hall (CATAWBA) 6-2, 6-1
5. Olivia Myers (CATAWBA) def. Megan Wilson (CNW) 6-3, 3-6, 10-4
6. Tiffany Delias (CNW) def. Hannah Kovach (CATAWBA) 6-0, 6-0
1. Sloan Kessler/Maggie McKee (CATAWBA) def. Jen Ott/Erin Green (CNW) 9-8
2. Katie Brown/Devon Jennings (CNW) def. Steffi Cook/Ally Prior (CATAWBA) retired
3. Megan Wilson/Stefy Stand (CNW) def. Hannah Kovach/Candace Hall (CATAWBA) 8-2
|No events scheduled until August 24|