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.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate
Cross Country @ SAC Championships
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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