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Mars Hill Holds On To Defeat LRU In Women's Tennis PDF Print
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Monday, 27 February 2012 07:54

The Mars Hill Women's Tennis Team (4-4, 1-1) kept Lenoir-Rhyne (0-4, 0-3) from winning its first match of the 2012 season with a 5-4 victory in a South Atlantic Conference contest Sunday afternoon

at Hickory High School.
Lenoir-Rhyne did notch wins at fourth, fifth and sixth singles in addition to a victory at third doubles despite the loss to Mars Hill.
L-R freshman Maggie Brown (Cranford, N.J.) defeated Mars Hill's Jordan Dockery (Gastonia, N.C.) by a scores of 6-2 and 6-3 at No. 5 singles.
Lenoir-Rhyne hits the road for the first time this season and will face Wingate in Wingate, N.C., on Tuesday beginning at 2:30 p.m., in a South Atlantic Conference match.
Mars Hill, meanwhile, plays at Catawba in a conference match on Friday afternoon in Salisbury, N.C., at 2:00 p.m.


NCAA Division II Women's Tennis Final
Mars Hill 5, Lenoir-Rhyne 4
Hickory, N.C. (Hickory High School)
February 26, 2012


1. Erika Pinate (MHC) def. Emily Mauser (L-R), 6-4, 6-0
2. Tatiana Dualiby (MHC) def. Kelsey Love (L-R), 6-0, 6-1
3. Anna Rickenbaker (MHC) def. Ivey Tant (L-R), 6-1, 6-2
4. Mariel Mena (L-R) def. Jacqueline Rouquet (MHC), by default
5. Maggie Brown (L-R) def. Jordan Dockery (MHC) 6-2, 6-3
6. Blair McDonough (L-R) won by default


1. Erika Pinate/Tatiana Dualiby (MHC) def. Kelsey Love/Emily Mauser (L-R), 8-1
2. Anna Rickenbaker/Jacqueline Rouquet (MHC) def. Mariel Mena/Ivey Tant (L-R), 8-2
3. Maggie Brown/Blair McDonough (L-R) won by default


Records: Mars Hill (4-4, 1-1 SAC), Lenoir-Rhyne (0-4, 0-3 SAC)


Mars Hill Men's Tennis Prevails Over Lenoir-Rhyne, 5-4


The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Tennis Team (0-4, 0-3) came close but fell to Mars Hill (4-4, 1-1), 5-4, Sunday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference match at Hickory High School.
L-R freshman Jarod Styres (Chapel Hill, N.C.) won at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles for the Bears despite the loss.
Styres defeated Mars Hill's Michael Melvill (Alberta, CANADA) by a score of 6-7, 6-0, 10-6 and teamed up with senior Graydon Dunn (Charlotte, N.C.) to down Melvill and Zach High (Columbus, N.C.) at third doubles, 8-4.
In addition, Lenoir-Rhyne junior David Richardson (Wake Forest, N.C.) prevailed at fifth singles over High by scores of 6-2 and 6-3.
Lenoir-Rhyne next plays at Wingate in a South Atlantic Conference match on Tuesday beginning at 2:30 p.m.


NCAA Division II Men's Tennis Final
Mars Hill 5, Lenoir-Rhyne 4
Hickory, N.C. (Hickory High School)
February 26, 2012


1. Tommy Brennan (L-R) def. Enrico Patriarca (MHC), retired
2. Lucas Simm (MHC) def. Aroon Khatter (L-R), 6-1, 6-0
3. Euquerio Guerrero (MHC) def. Robby Blackburn (L-R), 6-0, 6-0
4. Guilherme Lima (MHC) def. Graydon Dunn (L-R), 6-3, 6-0
5. David Richardson (L-R) def. Zach High (MHC), 6-2, 6-3
6. Jarod Styres (L-R) def. Michael Melvill (MHC), 6-7, 6-0, 10-6


1. Lucas Simm/Euquerio Guerrero (MHC) def. Tommy Brennan/Aroon Khatter (L-R), 8-4
2. Guilherme Lima/Enrico Patriarca (MHC) def. Michael Owens/David Richardson (L-R), 8-4
3. Graydon Dunn/Jarod Styres (L-R) def. Michael Melvill/Zach High (MHC), 8-4


Records: Mars Hill (4-4, 1-1 SAC), Lenoir-Rhyne (0-4, 0-3 SAC)

Photo Courtesy: Mariel Mena, LRU Athletics

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