Lacrosse (M)

Khatri's five goals helps Lacrosse to first win of the season

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College scored six fourth quarter goals and defeated visiting Wheeling Jesuit 12-10 in men's lacrosse action on Wednesday night at Frock Field. Catawba improves to 1-1, while the Cardinals fall to 0-1. Wheeling scored the game's first two goals and led 2-1 after the opening quarter. After the Indians tied the score at 2-2 on Mike Delabar's (St. Louis, MO) early second quarter goal, the teams traded scored until Catawba freshman Nishant Khatri (Fairfax Station, VA) put the Tribe on top 5-4 with just 19 seconds before the half. The Cardinals scored the opening three goals of the second half and took a 7-5 edge less than six minutes into the third quarter. Kevin Tait scored the first two and Jeremy Johnson added the third at the 9:15 mark. The Indians responded with four straight goals to lead 9-7 with 12:08 remaining in the final quarter. Tait would scored at the 11:23 mark to trim the deficit to a single goal, but Khatri scored the last of his five goals, the third on a man-up situation, with 10:58 remaining to give the Indians a 10-8 edge. Wheeling again closed with a goal with 8:11 left, but Delabar scored at the 6:12 mark and Josh Maphis (Ocean City, MD) with 3:11 left to give Catawba a 12-9 edge. Wheeling got a late goal with just 28 seconds left. John Godfrey (Ipswich, MA) again dominated the face-offs, winning 18-of-23 for Catawba. Composite Scoring (Goals-Assists) Wheeling Jesuit: Tait 4-0, Johnson 2-1, Parker 1-2, Corcoran 1-0, Snyder 1-0, Schmoldt 1-0. Catawba: Khatri 5-1, Delabar 3-0, Maphis 2-2, Donohue 1-0, Blum 1-0, Chirgott 0-1. Goaltending Min Allwd Saves W/L Nick Asmo (WJ) 60 12 7 L Frank Fish (C) 54 7 12 W James Zawadowski (C) 6 3 2 Shots: Wheeling 33, Catawba 27. Faceoffs: Catawba 19-25, Wheeling 6-25 Ground Balls: Catawba 50, Wheeling 37 Man-up: Catawba 3-8; Wheeling 3-8 Penalties-Minutes: Catawba 8-6:00; Wheeling 8-7:00 SCORE BY QUARTER WHEELING(0-1) 2 2 3 3 -- 10 CATAWBA (1-1) 1 4 1 6 -- 12 1st quarter W Jeremy Johnson 10:48 W Kevin Tait (Tim Parker)* 4:14 C David Donohue 1:15 2nd quarter C Mike Delabar (Josh Maphis) 13:45 W Joe Corcoran 11:50 C Nishant Khatri* 11:00 W Parker 9:00 C Maphis 7:52 C Khatri 0:19 3rd quarter W Tait 10:58 W Tait 10:14 W Johnson 9:16 C Khatri (Maphis)* 4:15 4th quarter C Delabar 14:27 C Justin Blum (Khatri) 12:28 C Khatri (Demetrius Chirgott)* 12:08 W Tait (Johnson)* 11:23 C Khatri 10:58 W Justin Snyder 8:11 C Delabar 6:12 C Maphis 3:11 W Brian Schmoldt (Parker)* 0:28 *Man-Up Goal #######

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