Tennis (M)

Pfeiffer Rallies for 6-3 Win Over Catawba


SALISBURY, N.C. -- The Catawba College men's tennis team fell to Pfeiffer University 6-3 in non-conference action Wednesday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. The loss drops Catawba to 4-4 on the season while the Pfeiffer Falcons advance to 3-0. The loss ended a three match win streak for Catawba.

Catawba took the early lead in doubles with wins at the top two flights. The pair of Jack Mordey and Mitchell McDonald won by default at the top spot. Luca Picci and Michael Patch took the second positon with a 8-6 victory over Nils Hoffacker and Thomas Hubble. Pfeiffer responded in the third match with an 8-3 win over the Catawba Indians' Lucas Miller and Iago Montero Nunez.

In singles play Pfeiffer took the top four wins to secure victory. McDonald claimed Catawba's lone singles point at the #5 position with 6-4 and 6-2 wins aginst Jimmy Molina. The Falcons' Anthony Brennan defeated Nunez for the final point at the sixth seed.

Catawba hopes to bounce back on Tuesday and they continue their six game home stretch against Barton. The match is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.

Pfeiffer 6, Catawba College 3
Feb 10, 2016 at Salisbury,NC

Singles competition
1. Nils Hoffacker (PFEM) def. Jack Mordey (CATM) 6-2, 6-3
2. Oscar Van Kock (PFEM) def. Lucas Miller (CATM) 6-1, 7-6
3. Axel Woerner (PFEM) def. Lucca Picca (CATM) 6-4, 6-2
4. Thomas Hubble (PFEM) def. Michael Patch (CATM) 7-6, 7-5
5. Mitchell McDonald (CATM) def. Jimmy Molina (PFEM) 6-4, 6-2
6. Anthony Brennan (PFEM) def. Iago Montero Nunez (CATM) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Jack Mordey/Mitchell McDonald (CATM) def. Oscar Van Kock/Bjorn Barwinski (PFEM), by default
2. Lucca Picca/Michael Patch (CATM) def. Nils Hoffacker/Thomas Hubble (PFEM) 8-6
3. Axel Woerner/Anthony Brennan (PFEM) def. Lucas Miller/Iago Montero Nunez (CATM) 8-3

Catawba College 4-4
Pfeiffer 3-0

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