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Women's Tennis Takes 5-4 Win at Mars Hill, Men Fall 5-4

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MARS HILL, NC -- The Catawba women's tennis team pulled out a tight 5-4 win at Mars Hill, while the men fell in a 5-4 match against the host Lions in South Atlantic Conference action on Sunday afternoon at the Hart Tennis Center.  The Catawba Indian women improve to 15-8 overall and 5-4 in the SAC, while Mars Hill is 1-10 and 1-5.  Catawba's men fell to 12-11 overall and  3-6 in the SAC, while the Lions are now 3-8 and 2-4.

The women's match came down to #4 singles with the match tied at 4-4.  Olivia Myers (Lexington, NC/W. Davidson HS) won in straight sets without dropping a game to secure the winning point for the Lady Indians.  The men's match was decided at #6 singles.  Mars Hill's Zach High rallied from a set down, winning a second-set tiebreaker then the third set tiebreaker to get the win for the Lions.  Jack Mordey (Leighton Buzzard, ENLAND/Tring School) and Mitchell McDonald (Wellington, NEW ZEALAND/Paraparamumu) won in both singles and double for Catawba.

Catawba has completed the regular season and will prepare for the conference tournament which begins on April 18 in Rock Hill, SC.

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