Lacrosse (M)

Lacrosse Drops 6-5 Decision to Wheeling Jesuit

Desper scores goal and adds assist in loss

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SALISBURY, NC -- Dennis McKenna scored three goals to lead Wheeling Jesuit to a 6-5 win over host Catawba in men’s lacrosse action on Monday afternoon at Shuford Stadium and Kirkland Field.  The Cardinals with their opener, while the Catawba Indians fall to 1-2.

 Catawba jumped out to a 3-1 lead early in the second quarter on a man-up goal by Wayne Carbiener (Orlando, FL) at the 13:52 mark of the period.  McKenna tallied his first goal of the game with 7:10 remaining before the half and John Miller scored the tying goal just 2:07 before the break. 

Nick Desper (Carrboro, NC) put the Indians back on top with his second goal of the game with 1:42 to go, but Joe Idone answered just 30 seconds later to send the teams to the half tied at 4-4.  McKenna would put the Cardinals on top with 2:51 left in the third quarter then gave Wheeling Jesuit a 6-4 lead on his final goal with just 16 seconds left. 

Mike Dolesh (Aquasco, MD) brought the Tribe within a goal on his second tally with seven seconds remaining.  Catawba won the ensuing face-off, but were unable to get off a shot.  Desper added an assist to go with his two goals for Catawba. 

The Cardinals held a 34-20 edge in shots.  Ben Huber had 13 saves for Catawba, while Joe Sims had eight saves for WJU after entering the game early in the second quarter.

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December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

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December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

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Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

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Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

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Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

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Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46

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December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

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Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

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