Tennis (W)

Women Fall 8-1 Against Anderson to Open SAC Play


ANDERSON, S.C. - The Catawba College tennis teams each fell to Anderson University Saturday afternoon to open South Atlantic Conference play at the Max Grubbs Memorial Courts.  The Catawba men suffered a 7-2 loss while the Lady Indians were downed 8-1.  With the pair of losses both Catawba teams fall to 4-3 on the season and 0-1 in the SAC.  Anderson's women improve to 5-1 on the year and the men advance to 4-1.  Both Trojan teams are now 2-0 in conference play.

In women's action Catawba's lone point came in singles at the #5 position.  Catawba's Lauren Sledd fell in the first set 3-6 but rallied in the second set to win 6-2.  In a third set tiebreaker, Sledd swept Lindsay Gregory 10-0 to claim the overall win.

On the men's side, the duo of Michael Patch and Iago Montero Nunez claimed a 9-8 doubles win at the #3 flight over Paul Michael Calhoun and Inaki Iriberry. Pierce Hoover claimed Catawba's second point at the #1 position.  Hoover downed Nicolas Ascarrunz 6-3, 7-5 in the win.

Catawba will continue conference play on Wednesday as the Indians travel to Brevard for a 2:00 p.m. match

Tennis Match Results
Catawba vs Anderson
Feb 14, 2015 at Anderson, S.C.

Anderson 8, Catawba 1

Singles competition:
1. Ivey Welborn (A) d. Liz Renteria 8-5
2. Rebecca Bruning (A) d. Kristen Rocko 8-1
3. Mairead Cleary (A) d. Sloan Kessler 6-1, 6-2
4. Alexandra Ebner (A) d. Maddy Henderson 6-2, 6-3
5. Lauren Sledd (C) d. Lindsay Gregory 3-6, 6-2, 10-0
6. Abigail Gregory (A) d. Rachel Rudisill 6-4, 3-6, 10-2

Doubles competition:
1. Welborn/Bruning (A) d. Renteria/Rocko 8-3
2. Cleary/Gregory (A) d. Henderson/Sledd 8-1
3. Ebner/Gregory (A) d. Kessler/Rudisill 8-0

Anderson 5-1 (2-0 SAC)
Catawba 4-3 (0-1 SAC)

Anderson 7, Catawba 2

Singles competition:
1. Pierce Hoover (C) d. Nicolas Ascarrunz 6-3, 7-5
2. Juan Carracedo (A) d. Jack Mordey 6-4, 6-4
3. Mateo Rivas (A) d. Lucas Miller 6-2, 7-5
4. Paul Michael Calhoun (A) d. Michael Patch 6-1, 6-2
5. Inaki Iriberry (A) d. Mitchell McDonald 7-5, 6-0
6. Harrison Kansol (A) d. Iago Montero Nunez 8-2

Doubles competition:
1. Ascarrunz/Carracedo (A) d. Hoover/Mordey 8-3
2. Rivas/Kansol (A) d. Miller/McDonald 8-5
3. Patch/Nunez (C) d. Calhoun/Iriberry 9-8

Anderson 4-1 (2-0 SAC)
Catawba 4-3 (0-1 SAC)

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