March 12, 2019
Men's Tennis Knocks Off Coker 5-2
SALISBURY, N.C. -- The Catawba men’s tennis team notched its seventh win over its last eight matches, topping Coker 5-2 in South Atlantic Conference action on Tuesday afternoon at the Johnson Tennis Center. The Catawba Indians improve to 9-3 overall and 2-0 in the SAC, while the Cobras fall to 3-6 and 0-1.
Coker was able to win the doubles point by taking matches at #2 and #3. The #2 match went to a tiebreaker that the Cobras pulled out 7-5. Catawba won at #1 behind Luca Picci and Ryen Reid.
The Indians rebounded from the doubles loss to win five of the six singles. The only loss came at #1. Picci rallied for a three-set win at #2 and Reid won in straight sets at #3. Also winning in straight sets was #4 Cason Hiers, #5 Adam Rocko and #6 Vid Rados.
Catawba will host Mount Olive on Thursday at 2 p.m.
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