March 26, 2013
Women's Tennis falls to UNC Pembroke 7-2
SALISBURY, NC -- The Catawba women’s tennis team fell to UNC Pembroke in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. The women’s 7-2 loss to the Braves dropped their record to 12-8 on the season. Pembroke improved to 9-8.
Catawba jumped off to a 2-1 start with wins at the #1 and #3 double postions. The Lady Braves responded with a sweep in singles action. Sloan Kessler (Onalaska, WI/La Crosse Aquinas HS) and Olivia Myers (Lexington, NC/W. Davidson HS) forced a third set in each of their matches, both claiming first set wins.
Catawba returns to action on Monday as they take on South Atlantic Conference opponent, Newberry. Scheduled start is set for 2pm.
WOMEN’S MATCH RESULTS
UNC PEMBROKE 7, CATAWBA 2
#1 Mia Winterbottom (P) d. Liz Renteria 6-0, 7-5
#2 Leigh-Anne McAfee (P) d. Sloan Kessler 5-7, 6-1, 6-2
#3 Shelby Bickel (P) d. Lauren Sledd 6-3, 6-3
#4 Hannah Herlocker (P) d. Ally Prior 7-6, 6-4
#5 Madeline DiNunzio (P) d. Olivia Myers 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
#6 Monica Espitia (P) d. Andrea Bell 6-2, 7-6
#1 Renteria/Kessler (C) d. Winterbottom/Herlocker 8-5
#2 McAfee/Bickel (P) d. Sledd/Prior 8-5
#3 Bell/Rachel Rudisill (C) d. DiNunzio/Allison Johnson 9-7
RECORDS: UNC Pembroke 9-8, Catawba 12-8
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