October 3, 2013
Pfeiffer Sweeps Catawba 9-0 in Women's Tennis Action
MISENHEIMER, NC – Catawba College fell to host Pfeiffer University 9-0 in women’s tennis action on Wednesday afternoon at the Knapp Tennis Center. With the loss the Catawba Lady Indians fall to 2-1 on the season while Pfeiffer starts their season 1-0.
Pfeiffer controlled most of the action all day. In doubles play the closest match was at the #3 position as Catawba’s Rachel Rudisill (Gastonia, NC/Highland Tech) and Andrea Bell (Franklin, NC/Franklin) were able to for the match to 8-4 against Mylene Petitpas and Briana Oliver. In singles, Catawba was unable to handle the play of the Pfeiffer players.
Catawba returns to action on Friday and Saturdya as they travel to Barton for a three match tournament. The Indians will first face Mount Olive at noon on Friday.
WOMEN'S MATCH RESULTS
PFEIFFER 9, CATAWBA 0
1. Olivia Nelms (P) d. Liz Renteria 6-0, 6-1
2. Taylor Lindsay (P) d. Sloan Kessler 6-1, 6-1
3. Hannah Watson (P) d. Lauren Sledd 6-1, 6-2
4. Valeria Mendoza (P) d. Maddy Henderson 6-2, 6-2
5. Mylene Petitpas (P) d. Olivia Myers 6-4, 6-1
6. Briana Oliver (P) d. Rachel Rudisill 6-3, 6-2
1. Lindsay/Mendoza (P) d. Renteria/Kessler, 8-3
2. Nelms/Watson (P) d. Sledd/Henderson, 8-1
3. Petitpas/Oliver (P) d. Rudisill/Bell, 8-4
PFEIFFER 1-0, CATAWBA 2-1