October 19, 2017
Women's Tennis Drops Final Fall Match to LR
HICKORY, N.C. -- Catawba wrapped up its fall tennis slate with a 7-2 loss to Lenoir-Rhyne in non-conference women’s tennis action on Thursday afternoon at the YMCA of Catawba Valley. The Bears improve to 2-0, while the Catawba Indians fall to 2-2.
The Bears took a big lead by sweeping the doubles match to go on top 3-0. Catawba was able to win singles matches at the top two flights, but LR took the other four to notch the win. Erisa Onchi, at #1, and Sophie Hirsch, at #2, recorded straight-set wins.
Both tennis teams will return to action in February.
WOMEN’S MATCH RESULTS
LENOIR-RHYNE 7, CATAWBA 2
1. Erisa Onchi (C) d. Sara Kalkenova 6-2, 6-3
2. Sophie Hirsch (C) d. Lucy Whelan 6-1, 6-1
3. Iulia Ponomareva (LR) d. Olivia Wooldridge 7-6, 1-6, 14-12
4. Marta Escanero Funes (LR) d. Kristen Rocko 4-6, 6-2, 6-2
5. Emily Murchland (LR) d. Emily Corcoran 7-6, 6-2
6. Taylor Fredrickson (LR) d. Isabel Benoit 6-3, 6-0
1. Whelan/Funes (LR) d. Onchi/Wooldridge 8-1
2. Kalkenova/Ponomareva (LR) d. Hirsch/Benoit 8-6
3. Murchland/Sanne Janssen (LR) d. Rocko/Corcoran 8-3
RECORDS: Lenoir-Rhyne 2-0, Catawba 2-2.
|No events scheduled until August 24|