April 11, 2016
Lady Indians End Season With 6-3 Win Over Belmont Abbey
BELMONT, N.C. -- The Catawba College tennis teams ended their season Monday afternoon with a pair of wins over Belmont Abbey in non-conference action at the Michael Reidy Tennis Center. The Catawba Lady Indians won 6-3 to finish the year 13-11 while Belmont Abbey falls to 6-15. On the men's side Catawba tallied an 8-1 victory to finish 11-11 overall. The Crusader's men move to 6-18.
The Catawba women took two out of three in doubles play. Liz Renteria and Erisa Onchi claimed an 8-5 win at #1 doubles while the duo of Maddy Henderson and Rachel Rudisill took the third flight 9-8.
In singles action, Renteria and Onchi took the top two matches to extend the lead to 4-1. Renteria won 6-1, 6-3 at the #1 position to defeat Darian DeFrench. Onchi recorded a pair of 6-1 victories at #2 over Alex Weber. The Crusaders took the next two sets including a three set win by Erika Norblett over Catawba's Kristen Rocko at the #4 seed. Norbelett took the match with scores of 4-6, 7-5, 10-8. Lauren Sledd secured the win for Catawba after claiming the fifth seed with scores of 6-0, 6-1 over Ali Bates. Rachel Rudisill won the final pairing 6-3, 6-0.
The Catawba men surrendered their only point of the match at #2 doubles in a tightly contested 9-8 match. Belmont Abbey's Tomas Pardo and Michael Rapsik outlasted the combination of Michael Patch and Lucca Picca. Jack Mordey and Mitchell McDonald took an 8-4 win at #1 doubles while Lucas Miller and Aaron Vanhorenbeck won #3 doubles 8-3. The Indians swept singles play with the closest match coming at the second flight between Miller and Grant Goldin. Miller tallied the win 3-6, 6-1, 10-8.
CATAWBA 6, BELMONT ABBEY 3
1. Liz Renteria (C) def. Darian DeFrench (BAC) 6-1, 6-3
2. Erisa Onchi (C) def. Alex Weber (BAC) 6-1, 6-1
3. Brylee Seitz (BAC) def. Maddy Henderson (C) 6-1, 6-4
4. Erika Norblett (BAC)def. Kristen Rocko (C) 4-6, 7-5, 10-8
5 Lauren Sledd (C) def. Ali Bates (BAC) 6-0, 6-1
6. Rachel Rudisill (C) def. Lillie Mehan (BAC) 6-3, 6-0
1. Liz Renteria/Erisa Onchi (C) def. Alex Weber /Darian DeFrench (BAC) 8-5
2. Kiersten Cox /Rachele Subik (BAC) def. Maddy Henderson / Kristen Rocko (C) 8-6
3. Maddy Henderson/Rachel Rudisill (C) def. Brylee Seitz / Erika Norblett (BAC)9-8 (3)
CATAWBA 8, BELMONT ABBEY 1
1. Jack Mordey (C) def. Juan Baez (BAC), 6-1, 6-1
2. Lucas Miller (C) def. Grant Goldin (BAC) 3-6, 6-1, 10-8
3. Michael Patch (C) def. Edwardo Escobar (BAC), 6-3, 6-3
4. Lucca Picca (C) def. Tomas Pardo (BAC) 6-2, 6-2
5. Mitchell McDonald (C)def. Edwardo Escobar (BAC) 6-3, 6-2
6. Iago Montero Nunez (C) def. Chase Eldridge (BAC) 6-1, 6-3
1. Jack Mordey/Mitchell McDonald (C) def. Laine Harrett /Grant Goldin (BAC) 8-4
2. Tomas Pardo / Michael Rapsik (BAC) def Michael Patch/Lucca Picca (C) 9-8 (6)
3. Lucas Miller/Aaron Vanhorenbeck (C) def. Juan Baez / Chase Eldridge (BAC) 8-3
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