Tennis (M)

Tennis Splits with Brevard

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BREVARD, NC -- Catawba College men’s tennis team downed Brevard College 5-4 and the women were defeated 6-3 by the Tornados Monday afternoon at the McCoy Tennis Complex. The men improve to 16-8 overall and 4-5 in the South Atlantic Conference while the Lady Indians complete their season at 9-14 and 1-8.

In men’s doubles, the #2 team of Alex MacDonald (Lowen Hutt, NEW ZEALAND/Hutt International HS) and Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi HS) were the lone winners 8-3 over Rory Northam and Jonathon Lavelle.

In singles action Thomas Mitchell (Nanaimo, BC, CANADA/Pendleton School) won a lengthy match at #2 against Brevard’s Beau Wills 6-7, 7-5 and 7-5. Catawba also picked up victories from Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi HS), Uri Yarkoni (Kelowna, BC, CANADA/Okanagan HS) and Kevin Budrawich (New Canaan, CT/New Canaan HS) to steal the win from the Tornados.

For the women, freshman Sloan Kessler (Onalaska, WI/La Crosse Aquinas HS) captured a win at #1 singles 7-6, 6-7 and 10-7 over Lindsay Hostetter. Steffi Cook (Alpharetta, GA/Milton HS) won 6-4, 6-1 at #4 while Olivia Myers (Lexington, NC/W. Davidson HS) grabbed a victory at #6 6-2, 6-2.

The Lady Indians were swept in doubles play but Candace Hall (Denver, NC/E. Lincoln HS) and Hannah Kovach (Salisbury, NC/E. Rowan HS) put up a fight at #3 losing 8-5 to Elise Labus and Ana Drummond.

The Catawba men round out their season when they take on Barton College at home on Apr. 10 at 3 p.m.

Singles
1. Sam MacNeil (BCM) def. Alex Macdonald (CATAWBA) 7-5, 6-2
2. Thomas Mitchell (CATAWBA) def. Beau Wills (BCM) 6-7, 7-5, 7-5
3. Rory Northam (BCM) def. Jess Goodall (CATAWBA) 7-6, 6-2
4. Matthew Nicholson (CATAWBA) def. Stefano Giovanolli (BCM) 6-4, 6-3
5. Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) def. George Finch (BCM) 6-1, 6-4
6. Kevin Budrawich (CATAWBA) def. Rob Havens (BCM) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles
1. Sam MacNeil/Beau Wills (BCM) def. Thomas Mitchell/Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) 8-4
2. Alex Macdonald/Matthew Nicholson (CATAWBA) def. Rory Northam/Jonathon Lavelle (BCM) 8-3
3. George Finch/Stefano Giovanolli (BCM) def. Corey Eldridge/Jess Goodall (CATAWBA) 8-6

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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 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 8 p.m.

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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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