February 27, 2013
Men's Lacrosse Falls to Pfeiffer in Match Up of Nationally Ranked Teams
SALISBURY, NC -- Pfeiffer won a battle of nationally-ranked teams as the #10 Falcons top #11 and host Catawba 16-8 in men's lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon at Shuford Stadium. Pfeiffer improves to 4-0, while the Catawba Indians fall to 2-1.
The Falcons reeled off the final five goals of the opener period to lead 6-1. Elliot Gilbert scored three of his six goals during the opening quarter. Seven Ridolfo (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS/Gettysburg) got the first goal of the second quarter for Catawba, but Pfeiffer would put four more into the net before the Indians tallied again.
Leading 11-4 at the break, Pfeiffer scored three straight during the third quarter for a 14-5 lead and led 14-6 heading to the final quarter. James Shepherd and Spencer Allen followed Gilbert with a pair of goals for Pfeiffer. Ridolfo had three goals for Catawba. John Scheich (Waxhaw, NC/Weddington HS) had a goal and two assists for the Indians.
Pfeiffer held a 42-36 edge in shots and a 27-15 edge at the break. Hayden Kirk made 15 saves in goal for Pfeiffer. Pete Wesselman (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS/Stevenson) played most of the way for Catawba and stopped 11 shots.
Catawba travels to Lenoir-Rhyne to open Deep South Conference play at 2 p.m.
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