Soccer (W)

Thompson beats clock to lift Women's Soccer to 1-0 win

SALISBURY, NC – Freshman Kyley Thompson (Hagerstown, MD) scored in the final 10 seconds to lift Catawba to a 1-0 win over visiting Longwood in women’s soccer action on Wednesday afternoon at Frock Field. The Lady Indians improve to 3-0 with the win, while Longwood, which entered the game as the 10th ranked team in the Southeast Region, falls to 1-1-1. Thompson helped create nearly all of Catawba’s scoring chances before finally notching the game-winner with just eight seconds to play. Catawba nearly scored in the opening minutes, but Megan Mainer’s (Raleigh, NC) header off the first of 11 Lady Indian corner kicks went just wide. Thompson created a great chance in the final minutes of the half as she beat the defense to the endline and passes back to Jamie Fink (Woodbridge, VA), but her waist-high, one-time volley hit the crossbar. Longwood had a great chance to go on top in the second half, a shot from Tiffany Gruschow (Roanoke, VA) also bounced off the crossbar. As the game appeared headed to overtime, Thompson raced on a ball from Robin Berkey (W. Boylston, MA) between two defenders, chipped over the Lancer keeper and touched the ball into an open net in the 90th minute. Kim Clayton (Haw River, NC) made two saves to post her third consecutive shutout to open the season. LONGWOOD (1-1-1) 0 0 -- 0 CATAWBA (3-0) 0 1 -- 1 SCORING SUMMARY C - 89:52 – Kyley Thompson (2) (Robin Berkey) Shots at Goal: Catawba 9, Longwood 6 Corner Kicks: Catawba 11, Longwood 1 Goalkeeper Saves: Longwood – Lindsay Naill 2 Catawba - Kim Clayton 2 Offsides: Catawba 0, Longwood 3 Cautions: None ATT: 139 #######

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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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