August 30, 2012
Faughnan's 2nd-Half Tally Lifts Men's Soccer to Opening Win
FLORENCE, SC -- The Catawba men’s soccer team grabbed a 2-1 win over host Francis Marion on Thursday night at Hartsler Field. Corey Faughnan (Jacksonville,NC/Jacksonville HS) netted the game-winner in the 70th minute. It was the opener for both teams.
Valentin Nava (Salisbury, NC/Carson HS) put the Indians on top with a goal in the 13th minute. Catawha held the Patriots without a shot in the opening half, but FMU pulled even on the hour as Joergen Tesdal fed Alex Blandin after a Catawba turnover.
Faughnan responded 10 minutes later as he headed home a cross from Matt Gallagher (Chapel Hill, NC/Chapel Hill HS/Saint Leo). Freshman Kenny Bonilla (Salisbury, NC/Salisbury HS) also assisted on the winner. Evan Harvey (Apex, NC/Apex HS) racked up four saves, all in the second half, in goal for Catawba.
Each team got off eight shots, while Catawba withstood a dozen FMU corners. The Indians had eight corner kicks. Catawba return to action on Sunday as they host Lees-McRae at 7 pm.
|No events are scheduled today|
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)
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
Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58
Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87
Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52
Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73
Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.
Swimming vs. QUEENS noon
Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.
Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.
Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. Click to open the full-size calendar.