February 17, 2016
Indians Split With Barton
SALISBURY, N.C. -- The Catawba College men’s and women’s tennis teams split wins with Barton College Wednesday afternoon in non-conference action at the Johnson Tennis Center. The Catawba women swept the visiting Bulldogs 9-0 to improve to 8-2 on the season. Barton’s women remain winless at 0-5. On the men’s side, Catawba fell 4-5 to the Bulldogs and now stand at 4-5 on the year. The Barton men improve to 2-4 with the other win coming against Catawba in the fall.
Barton managed to play close at #1 doubles as Liz Renteria and Erisa Onchi defeated the Bulldogs’ Smiljana Kljajic and Vanessa Sanoja 8-6. Lauren Sledd and Kristen Rocko claimed an 8-1 win at the second seed while Rachel Rudisill and Maddie Henderson won at #3 by a score of 8-2.
In singles play, Renteria took the #1 win with a pair of 7-6 victories. Onchi defeated Sanoja at the second flight 6-1, 6-2. Barton’s Dana Kelly pushed Catawba’s #3 Henderson to a third set with scores of 7-5, 2-6 and 4-10. Catawba closed the match with strong scores by Rocko, Sledd and Rudisill, respectively. Rocko won 6-3, 6-1, Sledd recorded 6-0, 6-1 scores, and Rudisill claimed a pair of 6-0 victories.
Catawba’s Jack Mordey and Mitchell McDonald grabbed the first point of the day at #1 doubles with an 8-5 win. Barton rallied to take the other doubles matches with scores of 8-4 and 8-5.
Barton’s Jake McCartney defeated Mordey in the top singles matchup 6-2, 6-3. The Indians rallied to claim the next three points and take a 4-3 lead on the day. Catawba’s Lucas Miller won the second flight 7-5, 6-2 while Michael Patch needed a third set to claim his victory. Patch won the #3 position 3-6, 7-5, 10-5. Luca Picci took the final point for the Indians 6-1, 6-2. The final two points of the day went to third sets but Barton would ultimately prevail. At the #5 position, Yaxi Pintado defeated McDonald 6-4, 3-6, 10-7. Daniel Radu tallied the winning point over Iago Montero Nunez with a score of 7-5, 2-6, 10-8.
Catawba will return to the courts on Saturday when they host Newberry in South Atlantic Conference action at 1:00 p.m.
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Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st
Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3
Football @ West Georgia 3-34
Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0
Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1
Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0
Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2
Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3
Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0
Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3
Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7
Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2)
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1
Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC)
Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC)
Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9
Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1
Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3
Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.
Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill, ppd. 1 p.m.
Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.
Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd.
Volleyball @ Queens 3-2
Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0
Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8
Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 7 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Football @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3:30 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC)
Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.
Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
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