Tennis (W)

Tennis Teams Drop Tight Matches With LR

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SALISBURY, N.C. -- Lenoir-Rhyne held on to win both South Atlantic Conference tennis matches against host Catawba on Wednesday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. The Bears won 5-4 on the men’s side and 6-3 in the women’s match.  The LR men go to 12-6 overall and 3-4 in the SAC with the women standing at 9-7 and 2-5. The Catawba men are 5-9 and 2-6 with the women 4-11 and 0-8.

Lenoir-Rhyne’s men took a 3-0 lead after doubles and were just able to hang on, winning two singles. Three of the six singles matches went to three sets with the other three having a tiebreaker decide one of the sets. Ryen Reid and Samuel Schwarz were winners in three sets for Catawba. Luca Picci earned a win with a second-set tiebreaker and Cason Hiers won, taking his first set in a tiebreaker. Tales Miranda won the big match for LR as he rallied for a three-set win, taking the final set in a tiebreaker.

Catawba’s women also battled in tight matches. LR won two of three doubles, including #1 in a tiebreaker. Sophie Hirsch combined with Kristen Rocko for a win at #2 doubles then won her singles match at #2. Erisa Onchi claimed a win at #1 for Catawba, but the Bears won the lower four flights, including two in three sets.

The tennis teams will be in action on Friday, hosting Mars Hill at 1 pm in matches originally scheduled for Saturday.

MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
LENOIR-RHYNE 5, CATAWBA 4
Singles
1. Luca Picci (C) d. Hamed Gandouz 6-4, 7-6 (7-2)
2. Tales Miranda (LR) d. Lucas Miller 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7-2)
3. Ryen Reid (C) d. Shane O'Dea 6-3, 5-7, 6-2
4. Cason Hiers (C) d. Tomas Hons 7-6 (7-4), 6-1
5. Samuel Schwarz (C) d. Alex Ayguavives 7-5, 3-6, 6-3
6. Paul Lenz (LR) d. Adam Rocko 7-6 (7-1), 6-4

Doubles
1. Gandouz/O'Dea (LR) d. Picci/Miller 8-3
2. Hons/Lenz (LR) d. Reid/Hiers 8-6
3. Miranda/Alex Sanchez (LR) d. Schwarz/Rocko 8-5
RECORDS: Lenoir-Rhyne 12-6, 3-4 SAC; Catawba 5-9, 2-6 SAC.


WOMEN’S MATCH RESULTS
LENOIR-RHYNE 6, CATAWBA 3
Singles
1. Erisa Onchi (C) d. Iulia Ponomareva 6-0, 6-1
2. Sophie Hirsch (C) d. Marta Escanero Funes 7-5, 6-4
3. Sara Kalkenova (LR) d. Olivia Wooldridge 7-5, 6-2
4. Emily Murchland (LR) d. Kristen Rocko 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
5. Sanne Janssen (LR) d. Emily Corcoran 6-3, 6-0
6. Taylor Fredrickson (LR) d. Kirsten Saltus 2-6, 6-3, 10-5

Doubles
1. Murchland/Janssen (LR) d. Onchi/Wooldridge 8-7 (7-5)
2. Hirsch/Rocko (C) d. Funes/Fredrickson 8-6
3. Ponomareva/Kalkenova (LR) d. Corcoran/Saltus 8-6
RECORDS: Lenoir-Rhyne 9-7, 2-5 SAC, Catawba 4-11, 0-8 SAC.

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«February 2019»
1
February 1

Track/Field @ Camel City Invite (Day 1)

Baseball vs, Lynn 6-5

2
February 2

Track/Field @ Camel City Invite (Day 2)

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-10

Softball @ Augusta 2-1

Softball @ Augusta 5-2

3
February 3

Esports League of Legends Show Match 2-1

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 8-2

4
February 4

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 3-1

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February 6

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 1)

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 5-6

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 9-7

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 0-2

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 41-56

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 84-75

7
February 7

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 2)

8
February 8

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 3)

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 1)

Baseball vs. WEST VIRGINIA ST. 10-3

Baseball vs. WEST VIRGINIA ST. 10-3

9
February 9

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-5th

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 2)

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7-0

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 13-17

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 7-4

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 82-61

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 9-0

Basketball (M) @ Mars HIll 89-66

10
February 10

Softball vs. VIRGINIA ST. 12-4

Baseball vs. MARS HILL 15-0

Softball vs. VIRGINIA ST. 10-2

Baseball vs. MARS HILL 11-1

11
February 11

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Collegiate - Day 1 (St. Johns GC)

12
February 12

Track/Field @ Queens Multi Meet (Day 1) 

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Collegiate - Day 2 (St. Johns GC) 19th of 19

13
February 13

Track/Field @ Queens Multi Meet (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Coker 62-43

Basketball (M) @ Coker 94-69

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February 15

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1) 

Softball @ Barton 7-2

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

Softball @ Barton 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 6 p.m.

16
February 16

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 4 p.m.

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February 18

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)

Tennis (W) @ Shaw 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Shaw 2 p.m.

19
February 19

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1 p.m.

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 3 p.m.

20
February 20

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 7 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

21
February 21

Tennis (W) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.

22
February 22

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6 p.m.

23
February 23

Track/Field @ SAC Championships (Day 1)

Softball @ USC Aiken 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 2 p.m.

Softball @ USC Aiken 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Florida Tech 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6 p.m.

24
February 24

Track/Field @ SAC Championships (Day 2)

Softball vs. EMMANUEL 1 p.m.

Softball vs. EMMANUEL 3 p.m.

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February 26

Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.

27
February 27

Tennis (M) vs. JC SMITH 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 8 p.m.

28
February 28

Lacrosse (W) @ Limestone 4 p.m.

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