Tennis (W)

Women's Tennis Sweeps Johnson C. Smith 9-0


SALISBURY, N.C. -- The Catawba College tennis teams each claimed a pair of 9-0 victories over Johnson C. Smith Saturday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center in non-conference play. The play marked the first spring match of the year for Catawba as the women improved to 7-1 on the season and the men advanced to 4-3. The Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls each fell to 0-3 on the year.

In women's doubles, the duo of Liz Renteria and Erisa Onchi swept their counterparts 8-0. At #2 and #3 doubles, Catawba won 8-4 for the sweep.

In singles play, Catawba's Onchi (No.2), Lauren Sledd (No.5), and Rachel Rudisill (No.6) won their matches 6-0, 6-0. Renteria won the top singles match over the Bull's Khadijah Battle 6-0, 6-1. Maddie Henderson mirror Renteria at the third flight 6-1, 6-0. Kristen Rocko had the toughest time of the day but still easily won 6-3, 6-1.

The Catawba men won even more easily than the women. In doubles action, the #1 pairing of Lucas Miller and Iago Montero Nunez recorded an 8-0 shutout. Catawba surrendered just one point at the #2 position with an 8-1 win. The final doubles pair for Catawba won 8-3 at the #3 position.

In singles play Catawba did not surrender a single point all afternoon. Jack Mordey, the only exception to the sweep won the #1 position by default. Catawba's remaining matchups won the remain five points with 6-0, 6-0 scores.

Catawba will look to continue the success as they host Pfeiffer during the week. The men will take on the Falcons on Wednesday while the women face-off Thursday. Both matches are set for 2:00 p.m.

Catawba College 9, Johnson C. Smith 0
Feb 06, 2016 at Salisbury, NC

Singles competition
1. Liz Renteria (CATW) def. BATTLE, Khadijah (JCSU-W) 6-0, 6-1
2. Erisa Onchi (CATW) def. RIDDICK, Jasmine (JCSU-W) 6-0, 6-0
3. Maddie Henderson (CATW) def. OGUNDIPE, Victoria (JCSU-W) 6-1, 6-0
4. Kristen Rocko (CATW) def. COLVIN, Michaela (JCSU-W) 6-3, 6-1
5. Lauren Sledd (CATW) def. ROMAN, Kaylin (JCSU-W) 6-0, 6-0
6. Rachel Rudisill (CATW) def. BARBER, Alex (JCSU-W) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Liz Renteria/Erisa Onchi (CATW) def. COLVIN, Michaela/ROMAN, Kaylin (JCSU-W) 8-0
2. Emily Corcoran/Laura Isenhour (CATW) def. BATTLE, Khadijah/RIDDICK, Jasmine (JCSU-W) 8-4
3. Sarah Glasco/Faith McLean (CATW) def. OGUNDIPE, Victoria/BARBER, Alex (JCSU-W) 8-4

Catawba College 7-1
Johnson C. Smith 0-3

Catawba College 9, Johnson C. Smith 0
Feb 06, 2016 at Salisbury, NC

Singles competition
1. Jack Mordey (CATM) def. AXAM, Sharif (JCSU-M), by default
2. Lucas Miller (CATM) def. MILLER, Tarick (JCSU-M) 6-0, 6-0
3. Lucca Picca (CATM) def. GIRGORIO, Bradley (JCSU-M) 6-0, 6-0
4. Michael Patch (CATM) def. MILLER, Gerald (JCSU-M) 6-0, 6-0
5. Mitchell McDonald (CATM) def. LOPEZ-ARAUJO, Eric (JCSU-M) 6-0, 6-0
6. Iago Montero Nunez (CATM) def. VAZQUEZ, Hazel (JCSU-M) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles competition
1. Lucas Miller/Iago Montero Nunez (CATM) def. MILLER, Tarick/VAZQUEZ, Hazel (JCSU-M) 8-0
2. Brad Smethurst/Aaron Vanhorenbeck (CATM) def. GIRGORIO, Bradley/MILLER, Gerald (JCSU-M) 8-1
3. Chrstopher Derrick/Kyle Mechling (CATM) def. LOPEZ-ARAUJO, Eric/JEFFERSON, Anthony (JCSU-M) 8-3

Catawba College 4-3
Johnson C. Smith 0-3

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