Soccer (M)

Men's Soccer Grabs Win on Senior Night

Snaps seven-game losing streak with 2-1 win


SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba claimed a 2-1, hard-fought win over visiting Belmont Abbey in men’s soccer action on Saturday night at Frock Field.  The Catawba Indians snap a six-match losing streak on senior night and improve to 6-10.  The Crusaders fall to 11-7.

 Catawba grabbed the early lead off a corner kick in the fourth minute.  Senior Ryan Villiard (Halliday, FL/Mitchell HS) delivered a perfect ball to sophomore brother Chad Villiard (Holiday, FL/Mitchell HS), who headed home the goal past a helpless Belmont Abbey keeper.

The Crusaders would get the tying goal in the 21th minute as Luis Arrieta (Medellin, COLOMBIA) put home a cross from Michael Scharville (Wake Forest, NC).  The Indians would pick up the game-winner at the 29:59 mark as senior Garth McCormack (Charlotte, NC/C. Cabarrus HS) collected a missed clear and just snuck a shot from the top of the box inside the far post.

Catawba survived the second half, playing down a man for the final 21 minutes.  The game featured 35 fouls with seven cards, including two to Catawba’s Nathan Brown (Huntersville, NC/Hopewell HS) that resulted in the ejection.  Ross Willard (Jacksonville, NC/Jacksonville HS) made two saves in the first half for Catawba with Tyler Held (Virginia Beach, VA/Kellam HS) stopping one shot in the final half. 

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Today's Events

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«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

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

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

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

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

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

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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Basketball (W) Team Photo