February 19, 2014
Pfeiffer Proves To Be Too Much For Catawba in 8-1 Loss
SALISBURY, NC -- The Catawba College women’s tennis team fell to Pfeiffer University on Wednesday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. With the loss the Lady Indians fall to 6-6 on the season while Pfeiffer improves to 3-0.
The Lady Falcons jumped out to an early lead in doubles play by sweeping all three positions. In singles action Pfeiffer continued to roll taking the top five flights. Catawba’s Sloan Kessler was able to force a third set tie breaker before falling to Taylor Lindsay.
At the sixth seed, Alli Prior was able to pick up the lone point against Brianna Oliver winning 6-2, 6-1.
The Lady Indians will look for redemption on Friday they host South Atlantic Conference opponent Mars Hill. The start time is currently set for 2pm.
PFEIFFER 8, CATAWBA 1
FEBRUARY 19, 2014 at Salisbury, NC
1. Olivia Nelms (P) d. Liz Renteria 6-4, 6-1
2. Taylor Lindsay (P) d. Sloan Kessler 6-4, 6-7, 10-6
3. Val Mendoza (P) d. Lauren Sledd 6-2, 6-2
4. Hannah Watson (P) d. Maddy Henderson 6-1, 6-4
5. Myline Petitpas (P) d. Olivia Myers 6-3, 6-2
6. Alli Prior (C) d. Briana Oliver 6-2, 6-1
1. Lindsay/Mendoza (P) d. Renteria/Kessler 8-4
2. Nelms/Watson (P) d. Sledd/Prior 8-1
3. Petitpas/Amanda Long (P) d. Andrea Bell/Rachel Rudisill 8-4