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Tennis Teams Tame Bobcats

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SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba picked up wins over visiting Lees-McRae in men’s and women’s tennis action on Wednesday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center.  The Catawba men claimed a 9-0 victory, while the women were 8-1 winners.  The Catawba Indians improve to 10-9 on the men’s side with the women upping their mark to 11-7.  The Bobcat men fall to 1-7 and the women to 3-5.

Catawba lost only one set in singles with Lucas Miller (Wellington, New Zealand) rallying at the top flight after dropping the first set in a tiebreaker to win in three sets.  Miller, Adam Rocko (Johns Creek, Ga./Pinecrest Academy), Iago Nunez (Lugo, Spain) and Brad Smethurst (Oakville, Ont., Canada) won in both doubles and singles for the Indians.

The Catawba women won despite being without its top two singles players.  Kristen Rocko (Johns Creek, Ga./Pinecrest Academy) took over the top spot and claimed a win in three sets.  Winning in both doubles and singles for Catawba was Marina Geremias (Girona, Spain), Maddy Henderson (Mequon, Wis./Divine Savior Holy Angels), Emily Corcoran (Milton, Ga./St. Francis) and Kristin Saltus (Warwick, Bermuda).

Catawba will be in action at home on Thursday, hosting Coker at 2 pm.

MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 9, LEES-McRAE 0
Singles
1. Lucas Miller (C) d. Gabriel Muniz 6-7, 6-2, 10-7
2. Ryen Reid (C) d. Garrett Lakey 6-0, 6-4
3. Cason Hiers (C) d. Sebastian Zuhr 6-4, 6-1
4. Adam Rocko (C) d. Brandon Caldwell 6-1, 6-2
5. Iago Nunez (C) d. Cole Douglas-Fields 6-3, 7-5
6. Brad Smethurst (C) d. Thomas Deeley 6-4, 7-5

Doubles
1. Michael Patch/Luca Picci (C) d. Muniz/Lakey 8-5
2. Miller/Rocko (C) d. Zuhr/Douglas-Fields 8-5
3. Nunez/Smethurst (C) d. Caldwell/Deeley 8-4
RECORDS: Catawba 10-9, Lees-McRae 1-7

WOMEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 8, LEES-McRAE 1
Singles
1. Kristen Rocko (C) d. Caroline Green 6-2, 4-6, 10-6
2. Olivia Wooldridge (C) d. Mackenzie Langmade 6-0, 6-0
3. Marina Geremias (C) d. Jaden Acklin 6-0, 6-0
4. Maddy Henderson (C) d. Rebecca Pierce 6-3, 6-0
5. Emily Corcoran (C) d. Dakota Tittle 6-1, 6-2
6. Kirstin Saltus (C) d. Amanda Chapman 6-0, 6-1

Doubles
1. Green/Langmade (LM) d. Rocko/Wooldridge 8-4
2. Geremias/Henderson (C) d. Acklin/Pierce 8-1
3. Corcoran/Saltus (C) d. Tittle/Chapman 8-2
RECORDS: Catawba 11-7, Lees-McRae 3-5

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