Catawba Athletics 2012-13 Most Memorable Moments: No. 13

12_MSOC_SmithCarsonBART is counting down 20 of the most memorable events from the 2012-13 athletic season. Be sure to check each weekday to relive the most exciting moments from the past year.

No. 13:  Men’s Soccer upsets #17 Mars Hill in overtime

On Sept. 28, 2012 the men’s soccer team traveled to Mars Hill and knocked off the #17 team in the nation in overtime.  Carson Smith provided the game-winner late in the first overtime session. 

MARS HILL, NC -- Carson Smith's (Mooresville, NC/Mooresville HS) overtime goal gave visiting Catawba a 2-1 upset over 17th-ranked Mars Hill in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action on Friday night at Mears Stadium.  The victory improves the Catawba Indians to 5-2-3 overall and 1-0-3 in the SAC, while the Lions fall to 8-2 and 3-1.

Catawba rallied late to send the match to extra time then with just over 30 seconds to go in the first session, Smith headed in a throw in from Corey Faughnan (Jacksonville, NC/Jacksonville HS) to complete the upset.  The Indians survived a Mars Hill free kick at the top of the box midway through the overtime period.

Mars Hill took the lead in the 79th minute as Felipe Ferraro drilled home a shot from 20 yards out.  As it has done several times this season, Catawba quickly answered.  Less than a minute and a half later Brian Woulfe (Naas, IRELAND/Monteverde Academy) put in the equalizer, bombing in a goal from 50-yards out.

The Lions held a 17-10 edge in shots, but put just four on target.  Frankie Cardelle (Salisbury, NC/Salisbury HS) stopped three of those shots.  Five of the 10 Catawba shots were on goal with Zac Scott also making three saves. 

Catawba travels to Queens on Wednesday for a 7:30 p.m. match.  The Indians are riding a seven-match unbeaten streak.

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«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

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

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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