April 6, 2011
#11 Lacrosse Scraps For 6-5 Win Over Belmont Abbey
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba held visiting Belmont Abbey to one goal over the final three quarter as it rallied for a 6-5 win in men’s lacrosse action on Wednesday night at Shuford Stadium. The 11th-ranked Catawba Indians improve to 9-2 overall, while the Crusaders fall to 5-6.
Catawba got a pair of goals in the opening six minutes to go on top 2-0, but the Crusaders scored the next four over a six minute span to grab a 4-2 advantage. Nick Boylan (Canandiagua, NY) tied the game at the 4:34 mark then put Belmont Abbey on top with 2:17 left in the quarter. Six seconds later, Brian Watson (Tampa, FL) upped the lead to 4-2.
The Indians scored the lone goal of the second quarter to pull within 4-3 at the break. Braden Artem (Acton, Ontario, CANADA/Christ the King) got the goal with 3:31 left in the half. Belmont Abbey regained its two-goal margin in the opening two minutes of the third quarter, but a man-up goal by John Scheich (Waxhaw, NC/Weddington HS) got Catawba back within a goal at the 10:29 mark and Freddie Turcio (Guilford, CT/Guilford HS) pulled the Indians even with 6:46 left in the quarter.
Artem scored the game-winner early in the fourth quarter then Catawba held off Belmont Abbey for the final 13:25 to post the win. Artem and Turcio each had two goals for Catawba, while Scheich had a goal and an assist. Boylan led the Crusaders with two goals. Tanner Scharr (Canandiagua, NY) had a goal and an assist. Mike Pease (Alexandria, VA) grabbed seven ground balls for Belmont Abbey and also caused seven turnovers.
Catawba held a slight edge in shots (27-26) and ground balls (35-31), while winning one extra face-off. Michael Pecchia (Coquitlam, BC, CANADA/Heritage Woods) turned back 14 shots in goal for Catawba, while Tony Kikola (Baltimore, MD) made 10 saves for the Crusaders. Catawba scored once on six man-up opportunities, while denying Belmont Abbey in each of its six tries.
Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st
Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3
Football @ West Georgia 3-34
Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0
Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1
Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0
Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2
Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3
Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0
Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3
Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7
Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2)
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1
Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC)
Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC)
Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9
Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1
Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3
Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.
Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill, ppd. 1 p.m.
Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.
Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd.
Volleyball @ Queens 3-2
Soccer (W) @ Queens 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Queens 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 7 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Football @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3:30 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC)
Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 6 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.
Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. Click to open the full-size calendar.