March 28, 2012
Tennis Teams Fall to Newberry
SALISBURY, NC -- Newberry College defeated the Catawba women 7-2 and the men 6-3 at The Johnson Tennis Center on Tuesday afternoon. The men drop to 14-7 overall and 3-4 in the South Atlantic Conference, while the Lady Indians fall to 8-12 and 1-6.
In women’s action, the Wolves were able to grab two of the three doubles matches to gain early momentum. Catawba was able to win at #2 with a 9-7 victory by sophomores Ally Prior (Raleigh, NC/Wakefield) and Olivia Myers (Lexington, NC/W. Davidson) over Newberry’s Romina Adum and Emily Helsel.
Newberry took five of the six singles contests. Olivia Myers won at the #5 position for Catawba with a 6-1, 6-3 defeat over Marina Ziehe.
In doubles play for the men, Alex MacDonald (Lowen Hutt, NEW ZEALAND/Hutt International HS) and Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi HS) at #2 were the only winners as they defeated Mohammed Chakir/David Sons 8-3.
Jess Goodall (Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA/Northcliff HS) won 6-4, 6-0 over Chakir at #3 singles and Nicholson at #4 was victorious against Cal Loveridge in a three-setter 1-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Catawba travels to Wingate on Wednesday for a SAC match with the Bulldogs. First serve is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
1. Ariel Strong (NEWW) def. Sloan Kessler (CATAWBA) 6-1, 7-5
2. Susana Aguirre (NEWW) def. Ally Prior (CATAWBA) 6-1, 6-3
3. Romina Adum (NEWW) def. Maggie McKee (CATAWBA) 6-1, 6-2
4. Emily Helsel (NEWW) def. Candace Hall (CATAWBA) 6-3, 6-2
5. Olivia Myers (CATAWBA) def. Marina Ziehe (NEWW) 6-1, 6-3
6. Shannon McManus (NEWW) def. Hannah Kovach (CATAWBA) 6-0, 6-4
1. Susana Aguirre/Ariel Strong (NEWW) def. Sloan Kessler/Maggie McKee (CATAWBA) 8-1
2. Ally Prior/Olivia Myers (CATAWBA) def. Romina Adum/Emily Helsel (NEWW) 9-7
3. Shannon McManus/Marina Ziehe (NEWW) def. Hannah Kovach/Candace Hall (CATAWBA) 8-5
|No events are scheduled today|