April 19, 2012
LMU Ends Men's Tennis Season in SAC Tourney
ROCK HILL, SC – The Catawba men’s tennis team closed a successful season with a 5-0 loss to Lincoln Memorial University in the first round of the South Atlantic Conference Tournament Thursday afternoon at the Rock Hill Tennis Complex. The Indians finish their campaign at 17-9.
LMU jumped out to a 3-0 lead after doubles. Uri Yarkoni (Kelowna, BC, CANADA/Okanagan HS) and Thomas Mitchell (Nanaimo, BC, CANADA/Pendleton School) came close to a Catawba victory at #1 falling 9-8 to Philipp Hoffmann and Tom Goossens. At #2 doubles Alex MacDonald (Lowen Hutt, NEW ZEALAND/Hutt International HS) and Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi HS) also lost a tight match 9-8 to the Railsplitter’s Marcelo Alvim and Will Sparks.
In singles action MacDonald dropped a 6-1, 6-1 decision to Hoffman and Yarkoni was downed 6-0, 7-6 by LMU’s Alexey Minevskiy in the only matches that were completed after the Railsplitters had clinched the victory.
1. Philipp Hoffmann (LMU) def. Alex Macdonald (CATAWBA) 6-1, 6-1
2. Will Sparks (LMU) vs. Thomas Mitchell (CATAWBA) 6-3, 4-6, unfinished
3. Marcelo Alvim (LMU) vs. Jess Goodall (CATAWBA) 3-6, 4-3, unfinished
4. Alexey Minevskiy (LMU) vs. Matthew Nicholson (CATAWBA) 3-6, 4-3, unfinished
5. Tom Goossens (LMU) def. Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) 6-0, 7-6
6. Michael Koenen (LMU) vs. Kevin Budrawich (CATAWBA) 2-3, unfinished
1. Philipp Hoffmann/Tom Goossens (LMU) def. Thomas Mitchell/Uri Yarkoni (CATAWBA) 9-8
2. Marcelo Alvim/Will Sparks (LMU) def. Alex Macdonald/Matthew Nicholson (CATAWBA) 9-8
3. Michael Koenen/Alexey Minevskiy (LMU) def. Jess Goodall/Corey Eldridge (CATAWBA) 8-1
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate
Cross Country @ SAC Championships
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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