Tennis (W)

Tennis Teams Close Out Season With Wins Over Shaw

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SALISBURY, N.C. -- The Catawba tennis teams wrapped up their seasons with a non-conference win over Shaw on Thursday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. The Catawba Indian men pulled out a 5-4 win to finish the year with a 7-10 record. The Lady Indians won 7-2 and capped their season at 6-12. Shaw’s men dropped to 3-9 with the women falling to 17-2.

The men took two of three doubles and pushed the margin to 4-2 after the opening three singles matches that saw wins by Ryen Reid at #2 and Cason Hiers at #3. The winning point came from Adam Rocko at #5. His opponent retired after Rocko took the opening set 6-0.

The women would also lead 2-1 after doubles and 4-2 after the top three singles matches. Sophie Hirsch rallied for a three-set win at #2, while Olivia Wooldridge won at #3. The Lady Indians wrapped up the match with wins at #4 by Kristen Rocko, at #5 by Emily Corcoran and at #6 by Kirsten Saltus.

MEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 5, SHAW 4
Singles
1. Oscar Del Granado (S) d. Luca Picci 6-2, 6-0
2. Ryen Reid (C) d. Ngonidzashe Makambwa 6-2, 7-6 (8-6)
3. Cason Hiers (C) d. Destiny Udofe 6-0, 6-1
4. Daniel Ac (S) d. Samuel Schwarz 7-5, 6-2
5. Adam Rocko (C) d. Enrico Baldon 6-0, retired
6. Junior Davis-Bablola (S) d. Christopher Derrick 6-0, 6-2

Doubles
1. Del Granado/Makambwa (S) d. Picci/Vid Rados 8-2
2. Reid/Hiers (C) d. Udofe/Ac 8-3
3. Schwarz/Rocko (C) d. Baldon/Davis-Bablova 8-1
RECORDS: Catawba 7-10, Shaw 3-9.


WOMEN’S MATCH RESULTS
CATAWBA 7, SHAW 2
Singles
1. Daniela Vanko (S) d. Erisa Onchi 7-5, 6-2
2. Sophie Hirsch (C) d. Marilyne Kamegne 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
3. Olivia Wooldridge (C) d. Andrijana Martic 6-2, 6-1
4. Kristen Rocko (C) d. Simbiat Aleem 7-6 (7-0), 6-3
5. Emily Corcoran (C) d. Helena Fekete 6-4, 3-6, 10-6
6. Kirsten Saltus (C) d. Teodora Jovanovic 6-1, 6-4

Doubles
1. Onchi/Wooldridge (C) d. Vanko/Kamegne 8-6
2. Martci/Carmen Mantecon (S) d. Hirsch/Rocko 8-5
3. Corcoran/Saltus (C) d. Aleem/Fekete 8-3
RECORDS: Catawba 6-12, Shaw 17-2.

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