April 11, 2019
Women's Tennis Claim SAC Tourney Spot With Win at Newberry
NEWBERRY, S.C. -- Catawba topped host Newberry 6-1 in South Atlantic Conference women’s tennis action on Thursday afternoon at the Oakland Tennis Center. The Catawba Indians improve to 13-7 overall and 4-5 in the SAC. With the win, the Lady Indians have secured a spot in the SAC Tournament for the first time since 2013. The Wolves fell to 12-11 and 2-7.
Catawba took a 1-0 lead after doubles. Erisa Onchi and Carolina Correia won at #1, while Sophie Hirsch and Una Pandurevic were victorious at #2. The Lady Indians went on to claim five wins in singles action.
Hirsch played at #1 and claimed a win, while Onchi won at #2. Both won in straight sets. Correia took a straight set win at #4, while Pandurevic claimed a pro-set win at #3. The other winner for Catawba was Lauren Laughton with a straight set win at #6.
Catawba looks to close out the regular season at home on Saturday against Tusculum at noon.
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