Tennis (W)

Onchi Still Perfect Despite Indians Loss to Newberry, 6-3


SALISBURY, N.C. -- The Catawba College men's and women's tennis teams each fell to Newberry College in South Atlantic Conference action Saturday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. The Catawba Lady Indians fell 6-3 while the men lost 7-2. Catawba's women fall to 8-3 on the year and the men stand at 4-6. Both Catawba teams are 0-1 in the conference. Newberry is having a strong tennis season as the women are 9-1 and the men 11-1 with both holding 4-0 records in the SAC.

Maddie Henderson and Rachel Rudisill earned the first point for the Lady Indians in doubles play at the #3 position. Rudisill would go on to claim a second point with a pair of 6-2 wins at #6 singles. Freshamn Erisa Onchi remains perfect in singles action with 7-6, 6-2 victories at the second flight. Onchi is 9-0 in singles action on the season.

In men's action, Catawba's Jack Mordey and Mitchell McDonald claimed an 8-4 victory to open doubles at the top spot. In singles play McDonald claimed a second 8-4 victory over Angel Pizarro to secure both Indian's points in the match.

Catawba will return to action on Sunday for an 11:00 a.m. match against Lincoln Memorial University.

Newberry 6, Catawba 3
Feb 20, 2016 at Salisbury,NC

Singles competition
1. Elizabeth Williamson (NBY) def. Liz Renteria (CATW) 6-1, 6-2
2. Erisa Onchi (CATW) def. Vanessa Ortiz (NBY) 7-6, 6-2
3. Amanda Carrillo (NBY) def. Maddie Henderson (CATW) 6-1, 6-1
4. Tara Lamers (NBY) def. Kristen Rocko (CATW) 6-2, 6-3
5. Rebeca Martinez (NBY) def. Lauren Sledd (CATW) 6-3, 6-4
6. Rachel Rudisill (CATW) def. Kelly McManus (NBY) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Vanessa Ortiz/Amanda Carrillo (NBY) def. Liz Renteria/Erisa Onchi (CATW) 8-1
2. Elizabeth Williamson/Tara Lamers (NBY) def. Kristen Rocko/Lauren Sledd (CATW) 8-2
3. Maddie Henderson/Rachel Rudisill (CATW) def. Rebeca Martinez/Kelly McManus (NBY) 8-3

Catawba 8-3, 0-1 SAC
Newberry 9-1, 4-0 SAC

Newberry 7, Catawba 2
Feb 20, 2016 at Salisbury,NC

Singles competition
1. Fernando Espana (NBY) def. Jack Mordey (CATM) 7-5, 6-3
2. Fernando Tous (NBY) def. Lucas Miller (CATM) 6-4, 6-2
3. Jordan Monosky (NBY) def. Michael Patch (CATM) 7-5, 6-0
4. Jacob Svantesson (NBY) def. Lucca Picca (CATM) 8-4
5. Mitchell McDonald (CATM) def. Angel Pizarro (NBY) 8-4
6. Richard Zeh (NBY) def. Iago Montero Nunez (CATM) 6-2, 3-6, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. Jack Mordey/Mitchell McDonald (CATM) def. Fernando Espana/Fernando Tous (NBY) 8-4
2. Jordan Monosky/Jacob Svantesson (NBY) def. Michael Patch/Lucca Picca (CATM) 8-6
3. Angel Pizarro/Richard Zeh (NBY) def. Lucas Miller/Iago Montero Nunez (CATM) 8-2

Catawba 4-6, 0-1 SAC
Newberry 11-1, 4-0 SAC

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