Soccer (W)

Women's Soccer Drops Opener on Late Goal


SALISBURY, NC -- Belmont Abbey sophomore Meghan Philip scored on a breakaway with just over a minute remaining to lift the visiting Crusaders to a 1-0 win over Catawba in women’s soccer action on Thursday night at Frock Field.  It marked the opener for both teams.

With overtime looming, Philip raced onto a ball just over the midfield line and was able to beat Catawba keeper Angelica Pawlowski (Las Vegas, NV/Bishop Gorman HS) with a low shot across the box into the bottom left corner.  It marked the first win for Belmont Abbey at Frock Field and was the third straight 1-0 contest between the teams in Salisbury.

Belmont Abbey had two breakaway chances in the opening half, both coming from Ananda Gebreyesus, but she was unable to convert.  Catawba had several opportunities on second-half corner kicks, but could not capitalize and the Crusaders seized the game on the late counter attack.

The Crusaders held a 10-4 edge in shots, but put only four on goal.  Pawlowski and Belmont Abbey keeper Hannah Kohls each recorded three saves.  Catawba held a 6-5 edge in corner kicks.

 Catawba returns to action at Frock Field on Saturday as they tangle with UNC Pembroke at 6 p.m.

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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 63-46

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76

December 17

Swimming MEN vs. QUEENS 58-133

Swimming WOMEN vs. QUEENS 69-120

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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