Soccer (W)

Women's Soccer Improves Unbeaten Streak to Six Matches

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SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba recorded a 4-0 win over visiting Wingate in South Atlantic Conference women’s soccer action at Frock Field on Saturday afternoon night.  The Catawba Indians improve to 6-2-2 overall and 3-0-1 in the SAC, leading the league with 10 points.  The Bulldogs fall to 3-6-1 and 0-2.

Catawba wasted little time in taking the league, scoring off a corner kick in the fourth minute.  Lauren Whiteley (Greensboro, NC/SE Guilford HS) delivered the kick that Alyssa Schoenberg (Woodbury, MN/Woodbury HS) volleyed home for the lead.

The next two goals were scored on breakaways.  Tasha Wilhelm (Mt. Savage, MD/Beall HS) slid a ball through the defense that Alexandra Beshk (Mission Viejo, CA/Mission Viejo HS) ran onto then got past Wingate keeper Kathryn Smith (Indian Trail, NC) and dribbled from the top of the box to the empty net for a 2-0 edge. 

The final goal of the half came in the final two minutes as Ashley Boles (Ft. Bragg, NC/Smith HS) outraced Smith for a ball at the top of the box and would also score into an empty net.  Wilhelm tallied the final goal just past the hour mark.  Wingate held an 11-6 edge in shots, but Kathleen Blake (Greensboro, NC/NW Guilford HS) had four saves to post her second shutout of the season. 

“I’m pleased because we talked about starting quicker and with more purpose and came out and got a 2-0 lead by the half,” said Catawba coach John Cullen.  “We are starting to do the little things better, we’re finishing off goals, keeping clean sheets and defending better.  We finished the month strong after a 2-2 start which was important.  It gives us momentum going into October.”

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 8 p.m.

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January 20

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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