Soccer (M)

Men's Soccer Fights Back to Gain 4-4 Draw with Anderson

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba and visiting Anderson played to an exciting 4-4 draw in South Atlantic Conference men’s soccer action on Saturday night at Frock Field.  The Catawba Indians fought back four times from a goal deficit to move their record to 3-2-1 overall and 0-0-1 in the SAC.  The Trojans stand 0-4-2 and 0-0-1. 

Anderson never led for more then seven minutes in the match as Catawba was able to answer each Trojan tally.  Martin Brain curled in a nice shot to the upper corner to start the scoring in the 22nd minute for Anderson.  Four minutes later Domhnall Minogue (Greystones, IRELAND/Presentation) sent a long ball to Ezra Ntirugelegwa (Durham, NC/Jordan HS), who fed a pass across the box that Carson Smith (Mooresville, NC/Mooresville HS) converted to even the match.

The teams were still tied a 1-1 until just past the hour when the offenses ignited.  Eduardo Cabastani knocked home a corner kick from Ben Jones at the 62:12 mark to put Anderson up 2-1.  In the 70th minute, Smith crossed a ball to the back post that Kenny Bonilla (Salisbury, NC/Salisbury HS) fired in to pull the Indians even once more.

Four minutes later it was Felix Helgesson scoring for Anderson after taking a pass from Zak Moss.  Catawba wasted little time in pulling that goal back.  Smith again sent in a ball, this time to Corey Faughnan (Jacksonville, NC/Jacksonville HS), who rammed home a shot just 27 seconds after Helgesson scored.

With just three minutes remaining, Cabastani rocketed a shot that Catawba keeper Evan Harvey (Apex, NC/Apex HS) tipped up, but it glanced off the crossbar to Lars Zimmerman who scored to put the Trojans up 4-3.  This time, Catawba needed only 27 seconds to equalize.  Bonilla's corner kick found the head of Faughnan, who notched his second of the match to pull the Indians level one last time.

Anderson out-shot Catawba 17-10, but Harvey made eight saves.  Lukas Hesse made four saves in goal for the Trojans.  Catawba plays at Lenoir-Rhyne on Wednesday at 7 pm, then returns home to Frock Field next Saturday to face Newberry at 2:30 pm.


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«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

October 2

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

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

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

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 (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

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 2-7

October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) 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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