Soccer (M)

Men's Soccer knocks off #15 Tusculum on the road 2-1

GREENEVILLE, TN -- Catawba College clinched a second place in the South Atlantic Conference as the visiting Indians defeated 15th-ranked Tusculum 2-1 in men’s soccer action on Wednesday night at Pioneer Field. With the win, the Tribe improves to 10-3-1 overall and 5-2-0 in the SAC. The Pioneers slip to 9-4-1 and 4-2-1. Catawba took the pitch attacking, launching a number of early shots, some of which came tantalizingly close to drawing net. The Indians broke the ice in the 34th minute when Zay-Zay Gilewala (Monrovia, LIBERIA) made a move around TC goalkeeper J.P. Swaminathan (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) and sent a shot into the unmanned net from about seven yards out. With Catawba having carried a 1-0 advantage into the halftime period, the Indians struck again in the 59th minute. Jason Dumond (Coppell, TX) crossed a pass to Gareth Turnbull (Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND), who scored his team-leading 11th goal of the season to put Catawba up 2-0. The Pioneers quickly cut the margin back to a single goal when Damion Scott (Brampton, ONT, CANADA) launched a 25-yard free kick past Catawba keeper Dan Fitzgerald (Seaford, DE) to narrow the margin to 2-1. Tusculum had opportunities to tie the match, particularly when a Benyam Kefleyessus (Minneapolis, MN) header thumped the chest of Fitzgerald right under the cross bar. Nevertheless, the Indians held their ground and came away with the victory. Catawba took 15 shots in the contest, while Tusculum recorded 13. Swaminathan tallied five saves for the Pioneers, and Fitzgerald had three for the Indians. SCORE BY PERIOD CATAWBA (10-3-1, 5-2) 1 1 -- 2 TUSCULUM (9-4-1, 4-2-1) 0 1 -- 1 C – 33:55 – Zay-Zay Gilewala (4) C - 58:06 – Gareth Turnbull (11) (Jason Dumond) T - 59:22 – Damien Scott (1) Shots: Catawba 15, Tusculum 13 Corner Kicks: Catawba 6, Tusculum 5 Saves: TC – J.P. Swaminathan 5 CAT - Dan Fitzgerald 3 Fouls: Catawba 17, Tusculum 11 Offsides: Catawba 2, Tusculum 1 Cautions: TC – Kefleyessus (12’), Riner (20’), Scott (74’), Cuthbert (74’); CAT – Gilewala (32’), Casteneda (60’), N.Brown (60’), Crowe (68’). Att: 237 #######

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Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG, noonVideoStats
Softball vs BARTON, noonStats
Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise, 2:00Video
Softball vs BARTON, 2:00Stats
Tennis (W) @ Elon, 3:00Stats

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1
February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

4
February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

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February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

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February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

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February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

13
February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

18
February 18

Softball vs BARTON noon

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG noon

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 2 p.m.

Softball vs BARTON 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ Elon 3 p.m.

19
February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)

20
February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)

Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

21
February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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February 22

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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February 24

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

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February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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