November 4, 2009
Women's Soccer Downs Wingate to Advance to SAC Semifinals
SALISBURY, NC -- Junior Andrea Dunshie (Apex, NC/SW Raleigh HS) scored just before the half and Catawba held off visiting Wingate for a 1-0 win in the first round of the 2009 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Women’s Soccer Tournament on Wednesday night at Frock Field. The win improves the Catawba Indians to 13-4-2 and advances the Lady Indians into a Friday semifinal with top-seeded Carson-Newman at Rock Hill, SC. Wingate falls to 11-4-3.
The teams produced just 16 shots on the night, but several by both teams nearly led to goals in the back-and-forth opening half. Catawba’s Tasha Wilhelm (Mt. Savage, MD/Beall HS) hit the crossbar on a 25 yard shot just a minute into the match. Another shot from Wilhelm in the 25th minute that was heading into the upper right corner was batted away by Wingate keeper Catie Avery (East Hampton, CT).
Catawba keeper Lindsay Webster (Hopkinton, MA/Hopkinton HS) was also sparkling in the opening half. She had three stops in the opening 20 minutes, including one from the six off the foot of Julia Zielinski (Erie, PA). The best chance for Wingate came in the 35th minute as she stopped a breakaway from Jenni Barbett (Severn, MD).
The Lady Indians finally broke the deadlock a minute before the half as Dunshie took a pass from Kristen Girardi (Asheville, NC/N. Buncombe HS/W. Carolina) and poked a shot from around 10 yards under the Wingate keeper. The Catawba defense made the goal hold up, holding Wingate to just three shots in the second half. Webster stopped the best chance as she snared a low cross before it got to an unmarked Wingate player at the back post.
Webster recorded her sixth shutout of the season and made six saves. Avery had three saves for the Bulldogs. The win marked the 12th straight for Catawba over Wingate with 11 coming by shutout. Of those 11 shutouts seven have now been 1-0.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
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 (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17
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 (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
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 (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7
Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164
Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3
Cross Country @ SAC Championships 9 a.m.
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate 2 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.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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