October 28, 2008
Men's Soccer Ends Scoreless Drought, But Falls To FMU
SALISBURY, NC -- Francis Marion extended its non-losing streak to 12 matches, defeating host Catawba 4-2 in men’s soccer action on Tuesday night at Frock Field. The win improves the Patriots to 10-4-3 and 10-0-2 over its last dozen outings. The Catawba Indians fall to 3-13.
Kyle Clinton (Clearwater, FL) put FMU on top with a penalty kick in the 14th minute. Catawba freshmen Alex Koslick (Matthews, NC/Providence HS) drew the Indians even in the 31st minute, collecting a loose ball in the box.
The Patriots regained the lead by the break, striking just four minutes after Catawba had equalized. Tribe keeper Tyler Held (Virginia Beach, VA/Kellam HS) stopped an initial shot by Juan Rivas (Clearwater, FL), but Jared Beauchamp (Marietta, GA) was in position for the rebound.
The scored stayed 2-1 until the final 10 minutes. Ivan Juric (Toronto, Ont., CANADA) put home a feed from Rivas at the 81:19 mark for a 3-1 Patriot lead, but Catawba tallied 30 seconds later to pull back within a goal. Kirby Freeland (Matthews, NC/Providence HS) one-timed a cross from Koslick that got under FMU keeper Clark Richeson (Mansfield, TX).
Francis Marion regained its two-goal lead in the 85th minute as Adrian Sikorski (Inglewood, ONT, CANADA) broke free and dribbled in from 40 yards out. Richeson made just one save for FMU, who held a 24-5 edge in shots. Held stopped 10 shots for the Indians.
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Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
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Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
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Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate
Cross Country @ SAC Championships
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.
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