March 3, 2012
Men's Lacrosse Rallies Past Belmont Abbey
BELMONT, NC -- Tenth-ranked Catawba rallied from an 11-6 third-quarter deficit to claim a 15-13 win over host Belmont Abbey in men’s lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Catawba Indians improve to 5-0, while the Crusaders fall to 2-2.
The Indians were shutout in the second quarter and trailed 7-4 at the half. Dan Morrissey scored twice for Belmont Abbey in the third quarter to help the Crusaders extend the lead to 11-6 with just over eight minutes left in the quarter. Catawba then scored the final five goals of the period to pull even entering the final 15 minutes.
Morrissey scored twice to open the fourth quarter to give the Crusaders the lead, but Pete Wesselman (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS/Stevenson) and the Catawba defense shutout Belmont Abbey for the final 11:16. Trevor Sieracki (Austin, TX/Anderson HS) tied the game for the Indians with 10:46 to play then scored the game-winner at the 6:47 mark. John Scheich (Waxhaw, NC.Weddington HS) scored an insurance goal with 5:54 left.
Sieracki was one of the Indians with three goals on the day. Tom Cullop (New Windsor, MD/S. Carroll HS) scored three goals and added three assists, including one on the game-winner. Braden Artem (Acton, Ontario, CANADA/Christ the King HS) had three goals and handed out a pair of helpers. Morrissey had five goals for Belmont Abbey.
Catawba jumped to a 2-0 lead and led 4-3 after a quarter. Belmont Abbey would control the second quarter and half of the third before the Indians rallied.
Wesselman played the second half for Catawba, making nine saves and allowing six goals. Michael Pecchia (Coquitlam, BC, CANADA/Heritage Woods HS) was in goal during the first half for the Indians and stopped six shots.
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8
Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)
Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6
Baseball @ Lynn 11-12
Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3
Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 1 p.m.
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6
Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61
Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8
Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9
Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5
Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24
Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)
Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7
Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60
Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2
Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th
Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3
Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4
Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15
Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80
Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104
Softball vs BARTON 11-3
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6
Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13
Softball vs BARTON 11-0
Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7
Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9
Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4
Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10
Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 6-3
Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 0-9
Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 27-12
Baseball vs. COKER 26-1
Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 5-16
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)
Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.
Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.
Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.
Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.
Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.
Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.
Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.
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