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Limestone Forces Catawba Third Straight Loss, 5-3

WILSON, NC -- The Catawba College tennis teams fell to Limestone on Friday evening in the Conference Carolina vs. South Atlantic Conference Challenge.  Barton College hosted the two day tournament that continues on Saturday.  The Catawba men dropped the match 6-2 while the women fell 5-3.  The lost is the second straight in the tournament for both teams. Catawba men fall to 1-4 on the season.  The Lady Indians are now 2-3 overall.  The Saints men's team are now 2-0 this season while the women are now 1-1.

In men’s action, the Indians jumped out to a 2-1 advantage in doubles play by claiming the #1 and #3 wins.  In singles play Limestone claimed five of the six matches.  Iago Montero Nunez for Catawba held off the sweep by forcing a tiebreak set that was left unfinished. 

The Catawba women were able to pick up a win in doubles play by default at the #3 flight.  Maddy Henderson and the Lady Indians picked up a second default point in singles play.  Rachel Rudisill would grab the final Catawba point at #3 singles winning 6-2, 6-2 against Hannah Hopkins.  Caroline Cozart split sets with Ariel Svantesson at the #5 position but was left unfinished once Limestone claimed the team victory

Catawba returns to action on Saturday to take on host, Barton College.  Match time is set for 3:00 pm.

MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
LIMESTONE 6, CATAWBA 2
Singles
1. Antoine Le Dore (L) d. Pierce Hoover   7-5, 6-3
2. Lucas Guinski (L) d. Matthew Nicholson   6-4, 6-4
3. Giacomo Campus (L) d. Jack Mordey  7-6, 6-2
4. Benji Lascari Diaz (L) d. Michael Patch  6-3, 6-2
5. George Green (L) vs. Iago Montero Nunez  6-1, 5-7, unfinished
6. Daniel Lopez (L) d. Aaron Vanhorenbeck  6-0, 6-0

Doubles
1. Hoover/Patch (C) d. Guinski/Lopez  8-1
2. Campus/Diaz (L) d. Nicholson/Vanhorenbeck  8-4
3. Mordey/Nunez (C) d. Le Dore/Alex Poda  8-6
RECORDS: LIMESTONE 2-0, CATAWBA 1-4


WOMEN’S MATCH RESULTS
LIMESTONE 5, CATAWBA 3
Singles
1. Manon Janin (L) d. Sloan Kessler   6-0, 6-2
2. Marian Pinate (L) d. Lauren Sledd  0-6, 6-0, 6-3
3. Rachel Rudisill (C) d. Hannah Hopkins 6-2, 6-2
4. Julia Moreira (L) d. Andrea Bell  6-0, 6-0
5. Ariel Svantesson (L) vs. Caroline Cozart  4-6, 6-0, unfinished
6. Maddy Henderson (C) d. No Player, default

Doubles
1. Janin/Pinate (M) d. Kessler/Sledd 9-7
2. Moreira/Svantesson (M) d. Rudisill/Bell 8-4
3. Cozart/Henderson (C) d. No Player/No Player, default
RECORDS: LIMESTONE 1-1, CATAWBA 2-3

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