Soccer (W)

Women's Soccer Rolls to 5-2 Win Over Pfeiffer


SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba picked up a 5-2 win over visiting Pfeiffer in women’s soccer action on Wednesday night at Frock Field.  The Catawba Indians up their record to 10-3-1, while the Falcons fall to 8-5.

Catawba started quickly, taking the lead in the second minute.  Erinn Wescoat (Egg Harbor, NH/Absegami HS) deflected a defensive pass and fed a perfect through ball to Alyssa Retundie (Mooresville, NC/Lake Norman HS), who ran onto the ball in the box and slid a shot past Falcon keeper Jamie Alcala (Fredricksburg, VA).

 Pfeiffer answered, getting an equalizing goal from Megan Reaves (Mims, FL) at the 14.18 mark.  She connected from 35 yards out on a shot that was lofted over Catawba keeper Lindsay Webster (Hopkinton, MA/Hopkinton HS) and just under the cross bar. 

The Lady Indians regained the lead when Andrea Dunshie (Apex, NC/SE Raleigh HS) scored after taking a cross at the back post from Kaitlyn McFarland (Indian Harbour Beach, FL/Satellite HS) in the 38th minute.  Webster kept Catawba in the lead at the break, saving a breakaway from Kirsten Bartsch (Leesburg, VA) in the final 10 seconds of the half.

  Catawba extended the lead to 4-1 before the hour as Tasha Wilhelm (Mt. Savage, MD/Beall HS) scored on a 25-yard shot and Lainey Nichols (Frederick, MD/Middletown HS) converted a penalty kick after Wilhelm was tackled in the box.

Pfieffer got a goal back in the 80th minute on a tally by Kirsten Bartsch (Leesburg, VA) and nearly got within a single goal, but Sarah Mosier (Bel Air, MD/John Carroll HS) stopped Ashleigh Rhoads (Palm Bay, FL) with seven minutes to play.  Kenley Streetman (Mooresville, NC/Mooresville HS) iced the game stealing the ball in the box and scoring in an empty net with just over five minutes left.

Catawba held a 19-6 edge in shots.  Alcala had five saves for Pfeiffer.  Webster’s lone save was the breakaway to end the first half.  Mosier also had a single save, playing the final 17 minutes.

“I have a lot of admiration for Sarah Denton and the Pfeiffer coaches,” said Catawba Coach John Cullen.  “I knew her team would come ready to play and they kept working until the end.  I felt we rose to another level.  We challenged our players to be better in front of goal tonight and be more dangerous in the box and to score five goals against a solid team having a good season is a credit to our players.”

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«September 2018»
September 1

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st

Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3

Football @ West Georgia 3-34

Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0

Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1

September 3

Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0

September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3

Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7

Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0

September 9

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1

September 10

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC) 

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

September 11

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3

September 12

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3

September 15

Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill, ppd. 1 p.m.

Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.

September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd. 

Volleyball @ Queens 3-2

September 19

Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8

September 21

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 7 p.m.

September 22

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Football @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3:30 p.m.

September 23

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC)

September 24

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

September 26

Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.

September 27

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

September 28

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.

September 29

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)

Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.

September 30

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)

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