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Tennis Teams Claim Tight Wins Over Carson-Newman

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SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba claimed a pair of tight South Atlantic Conference tennis matches with visiting Carson-Newman on Friday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center.  The Catawba Indian men pulled out a 5-4 victory, while the women took a 6-3 decision. 

Catawba's men improved to 10-5 overall and 1-1 in the SAC with the narrow win.  The Indians took a 2-1 lead after doubles, but Carson-Newman (2-4, 0-2) rallied back to even the match at 4-4.  Freshman Aaron Vanhorenbeck (Oldsmar, FL/East Lake HS) won the final match 6-2, 6-2 at #6 singles to give Catawba the win. 

Vanhorenbeck had teamed with Jess Goodall (Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA/Northcliff) in a 9-7 win at #3 singles, while Mitchell McDonald (Wellington, NEW ZEALAND/Paraparaumu) and Jack Mordey (Leighton Buzzard, ENGLAND/Trinity) claimed an 8-6 win at #2 doubles.

Juan Sebastian Perez along with Austin Mackay had posted a win at #1 doubles then Perez won at #1 singles for the Eagles.  Paul Birdsong at #2 and Jonathan Allen at #5 got Carson-Newman to four points.  McDonald evened the match and set the stage for Vanhorenbeck.

In an equally tight women's match, the Lady Indians, now 11-4 overall and 1-1 in the SAC, rallied from a 2-1 deficit after doubles.  Catawba won singles at the top three spots all in third-set, 10-point tiebreakers.  Liz Renteria (Miramar, FL/Archbishop McCarthy HS) came back from a set down for a 12-10 win in the third set and Sloan Kessler (Onalaska, WI/La Crosse Aquinas HS) earned her third set win by a 22-20 count in the tiebreaker.


MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 5, CARSON-NEWMAN 4
Singles
#1 Juan Sebastian Perez (CN) d. Alex Macdonald 4-6, 6-3, 12-10
#2 Paul Birdsong (CN) d. Jess Goodall 6-4, 6-3
#3 Matthew Nicholson (C) d. Austin Mackay 6-4, 6-4
#4 Mitchell McDonald (C) d. Derek Holdway 7-6, 6-0
#5 Jonathan Allen (CN) d. Jack Mordey 6-0, 6-2
#6 Aaron Vanhorenbeck (C) d. Dalton Moore 6-2, 6-2

Doubles
#1 Perez/Mackay (CN) d. Macdonald/Nicholson 8-2
#2 McDonald/Mordey (C) d. Birdsong/Holdway 8-6
#3 Goodall/Vanhorenbeck (C) d. Allen/Moore 9-7
RECORDS: Catawba 10-5, 1-1 SAC; Carson-Newman 2-4, 0-2 SAC


WOMEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 6, CARSON-NEWMAN 3
Singles
#1 Liz Renteria (C) d. Stefy Stand  3-6, 6-0, 12-10
#2 Sloan Kessler (C) d. Patricia Guerreiro 6-3, 2-6, 22-20
#3 Lauren Sledd (C) d. Haleigh Chastain  6-7, 6-3, 10-5
#4 Ally Prior (C) d. Jennifer Ott 6-0, 6-4
#5 Brooke Sanderson (CN) d. Olivia Myers   6-4, 6-7, 10-7
#6 Andrea Bell (C) d. Tiffany Delias 6-1, 6-2

Doubles
#1 Renteria/Kessler (C) d. Stand/Guerreiro 8-3
#2 Chastain/Ott (CN) d. Sledd/Prior 8-5
#3 Sanderson/Megan Wilson (C) d. Bell/Rachel Rudisill 8-4
RECORDS: Catawba 11-4, 1-1 SAC; Carson-Newman 2-5, 0-2 SAC

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1
February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

4
February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

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February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

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February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

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February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

13
February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

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February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

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February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC) 

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February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 

Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

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February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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February 24

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

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February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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