April 1, 2006
Lacrosse falters in second half in 14-11 loss to Queens
SALISBURY, NC -- Queens University of Charlotte overcame a 10-5 halftime deficit and defeated host Catawba 14-11 in Deep South Conference men’s lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon at Shuford Stadium and Kirkland Field. Queens improves to 4-4 overall and 4-2 in the DSC, while the Indians fall to 2-7 and 2-4.Catawba jumped out to a 6-1 lead after the opening quarter. Matt Riley (Baltimore, MD) scored the opening two goals for the Tribe. Mark Van Hoever (Pleasant Garden, NC) tallied the final goal of the first quarter and had the opening tally of the second frame as Catawba jumped to an 8-1 edge. Queens rallied to cut the margin to 10-5 by the half, getting two goals from Andy Cappello (Bel Air, MD).
After the half, the Royals took control. Queens out-scored Catawba 6-0 in the third quarter to grab an 11-10 lead. Alexander Tack (Ellicott City, MD) scored four of his five goals in the third stanza for the Royals. A goal by Randall Worthington (Churchville, MD) brought Catawba within 12-11 at the 7:45 mark, but Queens struck right back on a goal from Ingram Deandre (Raleigh, NC) with 6:50 left.
Tack had five goals and an assist to pace Queens. Van Hoever had three goals and an assist for Catawba, while Worthington and Riley each had two goals. David Overberg (Cincinnati, OH), Stephen LeBlanc (Stoney Creek, Ontario, CANADA) and Cappello had two tallies for the Royals.
SCORE BY QUARTER
QUEENS (4-4, 4-2) 1 4 6 3 -- 14
CATAWBA (2-7, 2-4) 6 4 0 1 -- 11
Composite Scoring (Goals-Assists)
Queens: Tack 5-1, Overberg 2-1, Cappallo 2-0, LeBlanc 2-0, Ham 1-1, Jacobs 0-2, Thomas 1-0, Ingram 1-0.
Catawba: Van Hoever 3-1, Worthington 2-0, Riley 2-0, Dunshie 1-1, Smith 1-0, Sullivan 1-0, Greaves 1-0.
Goaltending Min Allwd Saves W/L
Joel Heimbigner (Q) 60 11 14 W
Tres Pethel (C) 56 14 15 L
Ben Huber (C) 4 0 2
Shots: Queens 36, Catawba 34.
Ground Balls: Queens 32, Catawba 28.
Faceoffs: Queens 10-18, Catawba 8-18.
Man-up: Catawba 3-10; Queens 2-5.
Penalties-Minutes: Queens 10-8:30, Catawba 5-5:30.
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