Tennis (W)

Women's Tennis takes 5-4 win over Carson-Newman

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College defeated visiting Carson-Newman 5-4 in South Atlantic Conference women’s tennis action on Friday afternoon at Johnson Tennis Center. Carson-Newman won two of the three doubles, but Catawba rallied back, taking four singles wins. The Lady Indians improve to 6-12 overall and 2-3 in the SAC, while Carson-Newman falls to 7-8 and 1-3. The team of Danielle Wilson and Natalie Tatum used a late break of Catawba’s serve to record a 9-7 win at #1 doubles to take the 2-1 edge. Catawba picked up wins from Shelley Gordon, Cleary Packard and Taryn Gordon to pull ahead 4-3. The Lady Eagles had earned a win at #1 singles, then picked up a point at #6 singels to even the match. The deciding match came at #4 singles where Catawba’s Rachel Morgan earned the point over Millicent Dunn. After winning the opening set, Morgan fell down 4-1 in the second set before reeling off four straight games for a 5-4 lead. Each player would hold serve before Morgan broke Dunn again for the win. WOMEN’S MATCH RESULTS CATAWBA 5, CARSON-NEWMAN 4 Singles #1 Erika Bellettini (CN) d. Amy Behrman 6-4, 6-2 #2 Cleary Packard (C) d. Danielle Wilson 6-1, 6-3 #3 Taryn Gordon (C) d. Natalie Tatum 6-2, 6-4 #4 Rachel Morgan (C) d. Millicent Dunn 6-2, 7-5 #5 Shelley Gordon (C) d. Kristi Kirkland 6-0, 6-1 #6 Courtney Christian (CN) d. Rebekah Rowell 6-2, 4-1 ret. Doubles #1 Wilson/Tatum (CN) d. Behrman/Morgan 9-7 #2 S. Gordon/T. Gordon (C) d. Bellettini/Olga Petrovic 8-5 #3 Dunn/Kirkland (CN) d. Packard/Kelley Rimmer 8-5 RECORDS: Catawba 6-12, 2-3 SAC; Carson-Newman 7-8, 1-3 SAC #######

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«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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