Lacrosse (M)

Lacrosse Falls to #4 Limestone in Season Finale

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SALISBURY, NC -- Limestone used a strong second half to defeat host Catawba 16-7 in lacrosse action on Saturday night at Shuford Stadium.  The fourth-ranked Saints outscored the Catawba Indians 8-1 in the final half to improve to 12-1 overall.  The Indians end their season at 9-8, posting its second-ever winning season.

Sam Buppert (Eldersburg, MD) scored three of his four goals in the third quarter as the Saints pulled away from an 8-6 lead at the half.  Limestone scored the first eight goals of the final half before a late goal by Catawba freshman Spencer Amerson (Knoxville, TN/Farragut HS) with 1:18 remaining.

Limestone erased an early 2-1 deficit by scoring the final five goals of the first quarter. Riley Loewen (Burnaby, BC, CANADA) scored consecutive goals 45 seconds apart for the 4-3 edge at the 6:31 mark.  Buppert’s goal with six second to go in the period made it 6-2.

Catawba rallied in the second quarter, outscoring the Saints 4-2.  The Indians posted the first three goals of the frame before a pair of goals by Jeff Santo (Timonium, MD) gave Limestone an 8-5 edge.  Tom Cullop (New Windsor, MD/S. Carroll HS) pulled the Indians within 8-6 with his second of the game just four seconds before the break.

Mike Poerstel (Annapolis, MD) followed Buppert with three goals for Limestone, while Loewen had two goals and three assists.  Cullop and Dave Banik (Marietta, GA/Lassiter HS) each had two goals for Catawba.  Steve Gartelman (Seaford, NY) played all but two minutes in goal for the Saints and recorded seven saves.  Josh Liptak (Cary, NC/Athens Drive HS) played 35 minutes and stopped six shots for Catawba, while Jake Gray (Scituate, MA/Scituate HS) picked up nine saves in 25 minutes of action.

Limestone held a 44-29 edge in shots, including a 28-10 edge in the second half.  The Saints won 17 of 26 face-offs, including 16 wins by Sean Bennett (East Moriches, NY). 

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April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 8-1

Softball @ Newberry 3-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 11-9

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April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC) 10th of 16

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Baseball vs. North Greenville (Flour Field) 5-6

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April 6

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 18-12

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 11-12

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April 8

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Softball @ Anderson 1-2

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

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April 9

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

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April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC) 10th of 11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

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April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Coker 4-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 9-14

Softball vs WINGATE 2-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 11-20

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April 12

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

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April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

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April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 10-18

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 10-16

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

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April 15

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 4 p.m.

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April 16

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

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April 17

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

Softball @ Coker 2-3

Softball @ Coker 1-4

Baseball vs. BARTON 16-10

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April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

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April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

Baseball @ Wingate 2-8

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April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 0-5

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3-2

Baseball @ Wingate 9-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 13-11

Baseball @ Wingate 7-3

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 14-10

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April 24

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLM MEMORIAL (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

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April 27

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Baseball TBA @ SAC Tournament noon

Softball vs. Coker (SAC Tournament) 3 p.m.

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April 28

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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