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Newberry Downs L-R Women's Tennis, 8-1 PDF Print
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Friday, 28 February 2014 09:54

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Tennis Team (4-3, 0-1) suffered an 8-1 setback to Newberry (7-4, 3-1) in its South Atlantic Conference opener on Thursday at Cannon Courts. The Wolves entered the match ranked No. 10 in the region.


Despite the loss, L-R did prevail at first singles as junior Zorica Djuric (Belgrade, SERBIA) triumphed over Newberry's Susana Aguirre (Guayaquil, ECUADOR), 6-4, 1-6, 1-0 (10-8).


Lenoir-Rhyne next hosts Mars Hill in a South Atlantic Conference game on Sunday beginning at 1:00 p.m., at Hickory High School.


NCAA Division II Women's Tennis

Newberry 8, Lenoir-Rhyne 1

February 27, 2014

Newberry, S.C.

Cannon Tennis Courts

Singles competition:

1. Zorica Djuric (L-R) def. Susana Aguirre (NC), 6-4, 1-6, 1-0 (10-8)

2. Romina Adum (NC) def. Nateesha Hurtt (L-R), 6-1, 6-1

3. Vanessa Ortiz (NC) def. Lela Sparks Thompson (L-R), 7-6, 6-1

4. Tara Lamers (NC) def. Lacey Lapp (L-R), 6-1, 6-2

5. Ariel Strong (NC) def. Maggie Brown (L-R), 6-1, 7-5

6. Shannon McManus (NC) def. Amanda Bryan (L-R), 6-2, 6-5


Doubles competition:

1. Susana Aguirre/Romina Adum (NC) def. Lacey Lapp/Zorica Djuric (L-R), 8-4

2. Vanessa Ortiz/Marina Ziehe (NC) def. Nateesha Hurtt/Lela Sparks Thompson (L-R), 8-4

3. Ariel Strong/Tara Lamers (NC) def. Maggie Brown/Meaghan Liner (L-R), 8-2


Records: Lenoir-Rhyne (4-3, 0-1 SAC), Newberry (7-4, 3-1 SAC)



Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Tennis Suffers 8-1 Loss To Newberry


The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Tennis Team (2-4, 0-1) was handed an 8-1 defeat by Newberry (4-4, 2-2) Thursday afternoon at Cannon Courts in the Bears' South Atlantic Conference opener.


Lenoir-Rhyne did prevail at third doubles despite the loss to Newberry.


L-R junior John Christian Reid (Claremont, N.C.) and sophomore Matthew Ledford (Lincolnton, N.C.) won at No. 3 doubles over Newberry's David Sons (Lexington, S.C.) and Jeffery Kiser (Newberry, S.C.) by a score of 9-8.


Lenoir-Rhyne returns home to host Mars Hill in a South Atlantic Conference match on Sunday afternoon at Hickory High School beginning at 1:00 p.m.


NCAA Division II Men's Tennis

Newberry 8, Lenoir-Rhyne 1

February 27, 2014

Newberry, S.C.

Cannon Tennis Courts


Singles competition:

1. Michael Saunders (NC) def. Robin Hochguertel (L-R), 6-2, 6-2

2. Vinicius Botelho (NC) def. Kilian Symalla (L-R), 7-5, 6-2

3. Fernando Espana (NC) def. Hunter Pack (L-R), 6-2, 6-2

4. Mohammed Chakir (NC) def. John Christian Reid (L-R), 6-3, 6-2

5. Carlos Nicolopulos (NC) def. Filip Dobrosavljevic (L-R), 6-1, 4-6, 6-2

6. David Sons (NC) def. Matthew Ledford (L-R), 7-5, 3-6, 1-0 (10-4)


Doubles competition:

1. Michael Saunders/Vinicius Botelho (NC) def. Robin Hochguertel/Hunter Pack (L-R), 8-4

2. Carlos Nicolopulos/Fernando Espana (NC) def. Filip Dobrosavljevic/Kilian Symalla (L-R), 8-3

3. Matthew Ledford/John Christian Reid (L-R) def. David Sons/Jeffery Kiser (NC), 9-8


Records: Lenoir-Rhyne (2-4, 0-1 SAC), Newberry (4-4, 2-2 SAC)

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