Tennis (W)

Queens Sweep Lady Indians in Tennis Action, 9-0


SALISBURY, NC -- The Catawba College tennis teams each fell to Queens University in South Atlantic Conference action Thursday afternoon at Catawba's Johnson Tennis Center. The Catawba Lady Indians were swept 9-0 to drop to 11-11 on the season and 2-8 in the SAC. Queens' women improve to 9-2 overall and 7-1 in conference. On the men's side, Catawba fell 8-1 to drop to 9-11 on the year and 4-6 in the South Atlantic Conference. Queens also advances to 9-2 and 7-1, respectively.

The Lady Indians were swept in doubles action to fall behind 0-3. Catawba's top pairing of Liz Renteria and Erisa Onchi forced the score to 8-6 before falling while the other two doubles fell 8-1. In singles play Onchi took the first set at #2 singles 6-7 before dropping the next two sets 6-0 and 10-7. Lauren Sledd came close in a pro-set match before losing to Claire Hamilton 9-7 at the fifth flight.

On the men's side Queens swept Catawba with three 8-2 doubles matches. Lucca Picca recorded the lone point for Catawba at the #4 position with an 8-3 victory over Giovanni Setti. Lucas Miller and Iago Montero Nunez took their matches to three sets but neither were able to clinch a win. Jules Anthalis took down Miller at the second position by scores of 6-1, 6-7, 6-4. Zachary Williams defeated Nunez at #6 4-6, 6-1, 7-5.

Catawba will return to action on Saturday as the Indians host Mars Hill at 1:00 p.m.

Queens University 9, Catawba 0

Singles competition:
1. Carlotta Nassi (QUW16) def. Liz Renteria (CATW) 6-2, 6-1
2. Marta Gonzalez (QUW16) def. Erisa Onchi (CATW) 6-7, 6-0, 10-7
3. Melissa Laing (QUW16) def. Maddy Henderson (CATW) 8-1
4. Caroline Nielsen (QUW16) def. Kristen Rocko (CATW) 6-1, 6-0
5. Claire Hamilton (QUW16) def. Lauren Sledd (CATW) 9-7
6. Hannah Lehfeldt (QUW16) def. Rachel Rudisill (CATW) 6-1, 6-0

Doubles competition:
1. Marta Gonzalez/Melissa Laing (QUW16) def. Liz Renteria/Erisa Onchi (CATW) 8-6
2. Carlotta Nassi/Caroline Nielsen (QUW16) def. Kristen Rocko/Lauren Sledd (CATW) 8-1
3. Claire Hamilton/Hannah Lehfeldt (QUW16) def. Maddie Henderson/Rachel Rudisill (CATW) 8-1

Catawba 11-11, 2-8 SAC
Queens University 9-2, 7-1 SAC

Queens University 8, Catawba 1

Singles competition:
1. Per-Erik Soler (QUM16) def. Jack Mordey (CATM) 6-1, 6-2
2. Jules Athalis (QUM16) def. Lucas Miller (CATM) 6-1, 6-7, 6-4
3. Andor Vas (QUM16) def. Michael Patch (CATM) 6-3, 6-4
4. Lucca Picca (CATM) def. Giovanni Setti (QUM16) 8-3
5. Jordan Owens (QUM16) def. Mitchell McDonald (CATM) 8-2
6. Zachary Williams (QUM16) def. Iago Montero Nunez (CATM) 4-6, 6-1, 7-5

Doubles competition:
1. Per-Erik Soler/Andor Vas (QUM16) def. Jack Mordey/Mitchell McDonald (CATM) 8-2
2. Jules Athalis/Giovanni Setti (QUM16) def. Michael Patch/Lucca Picca (CATM) 8-2
3. Jordan Owens/Will Roberson (QUM16) def. Lucas Miller/Iago Montero Nunez (CATM) 8-2

Catawba 9-11, 4-6 SAC
Queens University 9-2, 7-1 SAC

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