Tennis (W)

Renteria Claims SAC Freshman of Year Honors in Women's Tennis

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ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba’s Liz Renteria (Miramar, FL/Archbishop McCarthy HS) headlined Catawba’s post-season conference women’s tennis awards as she was named co-Freshman of the Year in the South Atlantic Conference, which was announced Wednesday.  She was also named first team All-SAC in singles, while teammate Sloan Kessler (Onalaska, WI/La Crosse Aquinas HS) claimed second team honors in singles.   The duo was named as second team All-SAC in doubles.

Renteria played the top spot in both singles and double for Catawba.  She went 16-7 overall for Catawba and won four of her SAC matches in singles.  With Kessler at #1 doubles, the team posted a 10-12 mark with three league wins.  Kessler was 7-15 for Catawba at the #2 singles spot and won a pair of league matches.

Brevard’s Claire Dillman and Lincoln Memorial’s Leah Donoff were named co-SAC Women’s Tennis Players of the Year.  Dillman and Donoff both played at the No. 1 singles position for their teams this season.  Donoff went 12-3 overall and 8-1 in SAC matches, while Dillman finished the regular season 13-4 overall and 7-2 in the league. 

Wingate’s Michael Cabana was named the SAC Coach of the Year for the third-straight season after leading the Bulldogs to the regular-season conference title.  WU went 9-0 in league play and 17-5 overall.  Erin Mills, of Tusculum, shared the Freshman of the Year with Renteria. 

2013 SAC Women’s Tennis Awards
All-SAC First Team
Singles
Claire Dillman, BC ^+
Leah Donoff, LMU ^$@
Ali Evers, WU ^$
Susana Aguirre, NEW %
Becca Thomas, WU
Liz Renteria, CAT*
Stefy Stand, C-N*

Doubles
Susana Aguirre/Romina Adum, NEW
Claire Dillman/Michelle Prata, BC &
Ali Evers/Becca Thomas, WU #

All-SAC Second Team
Singles
Avery Owens, AU %
Morgan Winston, WU
Tatiana Dualiby, MHC ^+
Michelle Prata, BC
Sloan Kessler, CAT

Doubles
Leah Donoff/Aura Penalosa, LMU
Avery Owens/Karen Ching, AU
Sloan Kessler/Liz Renteria, CAT

* Tied for final first-team singles selection
^ 2012 All-SAC First Team Singles
# 2012 All-SAC First Team Doubles
% 2012 All-SAC Second Team Singles
& 2012 All-SAC Second Team Doubles
$ 2011 All-SAC First Team
+ 2011 All-SAC Second Team
@ 2010 All-SAC First Team

Co-SAC Players of the Year:  Claire Dillman, Brevard & Leah Donoff, Lincoln Memorial
Co-SAC Freshmen of the Year:  Liz Renteria, Catawba & Erin Mills, Tusculum
SAC Coach of the Year:  Michael Cabana, Wingate
SAC Scholar Athlete:  Kelli Ferguson, Wingate

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

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Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

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Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

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Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

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Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

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Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

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Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

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January 20

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne 

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

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Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

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Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

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