Tennis (W)

Prior's Third Set Tiebreak Win Lifts Catawba Over Newberry, 5-4

NEWBERRY, SC – The Catawba College men’s and women’s tennis teams split decisions with Newberry on Wednesday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action at the Cannon Tennis Courts.  The Catawba Indians fell 6-3 in men’s action.  A third set tiebreaker won by Catawba’s Ally Prior (Raleigh, NC/Wakefield HS) decided the women’s action at 5-4.  The Catawba men are now 11-10 overall and 2-5 in the SAC while the women improve to 13-8 and 3-4.  The Newberry men improve to 11-7 and the women fall to 11-8.  Both Newberry teams are 4-3 in the SAC.

The Lady Indians jumped out front early winning at the #2 and #3 doubles.  Newberry would respond in singles play by winning four matches.  Catawba’s Liz Renteria (Mirimar, FL/Archbishop McCarthy HS) and Andrea Bell (Franklin, NC/Franklin HS) each won their matches in third set tiebreakers.  Tied at four apiece Prior and Newberry’s Marina Ziehe battled at the #4 seed to determine the match.  Ziehe took the first set 6-1 before Prior would respond with 7-6 and 10-5 victories.

In men’s action, Catawba fell behind early after dropping two points in doubles action.  In singles play only Alex Macdonald (Lowen Hutt, NEW ZEALAND/Hutt International) and Matthew Nicholson (Chawara, ZIMBABWE/Lomabundi) won their games. Both Macdonald and Nicholson won in third set tiebreakers. 

The Indians return to action on Saturday to take on Brevard at the Johnson Tennis Center at 1pm. 

MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
NEWBERRY 6, CATAWBA 3
Singles
#1 Alex Macdonald (C) d. Michael Saunders 1-6, 7-5, 10-8
#2 Vinicius Botelho (N) d. Jess Goodall 6-4, 6-0
#3 Matthew Nicholson (C) d. Carlos Nicolopulos 2-6, 7-5, 10-7
#4 Fernando Espana (N) d. Mitchell McDonald 4-6, 6-4, 10-7
#5 Cal Loveridge (N) d. Jack Mordey 6-2, 6-2
#6 David Sons (N) d. Aaron Vanhorenbeck 6-1, 6-1
Doubles
#1 Saunders/Botelho (N) d. Macdonald/Nicholson 8-2
#2 McDonald/Mordey (C) d. Nicolopulos/Loveridge 8-4
#3 Espana/Sons (N) d. Goodall/Vanhorenbeck 8-3
RECORDS: Newberry 11-7, 4-3 SAC; Catawba 11-10, 2-5 SAC


WOMEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 5, NEWBERRY 4
Singles
#1 Liz Renteria (C) d. Susana Aguirre 7-6, 3-6, 10-8
#2 Romina Adum (N) d. Sloan Kessler 7-6, 6-0
#3 Ariel Strong (N) d. Lauren Sledd 6-2, 6-2
#4 Ally Prior (C) d. Marina Ziehe 1-6, 7-6, 10-5
#5 Tara Lamers (N) d. Olivia Myers 6-0, 6-0
#6 Andrea Bell (C) d. Shannon McManus 6-4, 0-6, 10-8
Doubles
#1 Aguirre/Adum (N) d. Renteria/Kessler 8-4
#2 Sledd/Prior (C) d. Strong/Lamers 8-2
#3 Bell/Rachel Rudisill (C) d. Ziehe/McManus 9-8 (8-6)
RECORDS: Catawba 13-8, 3-4 SAC; Newberry 11-8, 4-3 SAC

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October 1

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Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

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Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

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Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

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Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

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Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

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Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

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Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

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Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

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Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13

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Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

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Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

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Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

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Swimming @ Wingate

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Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

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Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

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