Lacrosse (M)

Pecchia's 15 Saves Helps Lacrosse Hold Off Pfeiffer

SALISBURY, NC -- Seven different players scored goals as Catawba topped visiting Pfeiffer 8-6 in men’s lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon at Shuford Stadium.  Freddie Turcio (Guilford, CT/Guilford HS) scored twice to help the Catawba Indians improve to 2-0.  The Falcons fell to 1-1.

Catawba led 4-0 after a quarter and held a 5-2 edge at the half.  After building an 8-2 lead late in the third quarter, the Indians saw Pfeiffer pull within 8-6 in the closing minutes before holding on.

Braden Artem (Acton, Ontario, CANADA/Christ the King) got the Indians started, scoring just 22 seconds into the contest.  Turcio’s first goal in the final 30 seconds of the first quarter put Catawba up 4-0.  James Shepherd (St. John, New Brunswick) got Pfeiffer on the board at the 6:17 mark of the second quarter and closed the gap to 5-2 with 4:05 before the break.

The Indians struck for three goals to start the second half.  Turcio’s final tally put Catawba up 8-2 with 4:07 left in the third quarter.  The Falcons scored a pair of goals seven seconds apart in the final 30 seconds to pull within 8-4 entering the final quarter.

Kory Lutes (Orlando, FL) cut the margin to 8-5 at the 13:20 mark, but 10 minutes went off the clock before another tally.  Justin Rose (Rochester, NY) was able to trim the deficit to 8-6 with 3:06 remaining, but Michael Pecchia (Coquitlum, BC, CANADA/Heritage Woods) posted two saves in the final minute and a half to help preserve the win for the Indians.

Pecchia finished with 15 saves on the day with his counterpart Hayden Kirk (Farmingdale, NY) had seven stops in goal for the Falcons.  Marty Tuohy (Weymouth, MA/Weymouth HS) joined Turcio with two points for Catawba as he had a goal and an assist.  Shepherd’s two goals was the only two-point day for Pfeiffer.

Pfeiffer held a 45-25 edge in shots, including a 16-1 margin in the final quarter.  The Falcons also scooped up 42 ground balls to 29 for Catawba.  The Indians went 10-of-18 on face-offs with Casey Chinn (Mooresville, NC/Lake Norman HS) winning 9-of-16.  The Indians also scored the lone man-up goal in six tries, while Pfeiffer had none on five attempts.

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«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

October 2

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

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

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

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

October 7

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

October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

October 10

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

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

October 17

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

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.

October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

October 21

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.

October 24

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

October 28

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.

October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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