Tennis (M)

Indians Fall to SAC Foe Anderson


SALISBURY, N.C. -- The Catawba College men's and women's tennis team fell to Anderson University in South Atlantic Conference action Saturday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. The loss drops the Catawba men to 5-7 on the year while the women stand at 9-4. Both teams are 0-2 in the conference. Anderson's men improve to 5-1 overall with the women advancing to 6-1. Both Anderson Trojans teams are now 2-0 in the SAC.

The Catawba Indians' men dropped the first two doubles matches of the day before picking up a point at the #3 position. The duo of Lucas Miller and Iago Montero Nunez managed to battle out an 8-6 victory.

In men's singles, Anderson took the first two matches before Michael Patch kept the Indians alive with a win at the third seed with scores of 6-4 and 6-3. Catawba's Lucca Picca brought the match to 4-3 with a third set victory at the #4 spot. Picca lost the first set 6-7 before rallying to win 6-4 and 10-6. The Trojans responded to close out the game with wins at the #5 and #6 positions.

The Catawba Lady Indians mirror the men in doubles play after dropping the first two matches before claiming a win at the third flight. Maddie Henderson and Rachel Rudisill won 8-3 for Catawba.

Anderson controlled singles play, but not without some resistance. Catawba freshman, Erisa Onchi, force a third set before recording her first loss of the season.  Onchi entered the day with a 10-0 singles record but fell 3-6, 6-4, 0-6. Rudisill also went to a third set with a similar score of 4-6, 6-3, 0-6.

Catawba will hope to get their first conference win of the year as both teams travel to Wingate on Monday. The match is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m.

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«January 2018»
January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 8 p.m.

January 20

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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