Soccer (M)

Final Minutes Own Goal Leads to Catawba 2-1 Loss to Brevard

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BREVARD, NC -- The Catawba College men's soccer team suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Brevard College in South Atlantic Conference action on Saturday afternoon at the Brevard Soccer Field. With the loss, Catawba drops to 7-4-1 on the season and 3-4-1 in the conference.  The Tornados improve to 4-8 and 2-5.

Brevard freshman Alec Goettl jump started the Tornado offense with a header in the seventh minute after receiving a chip feed from Micah Bagwell to give the Tornados an early 1-0 lead.

In the 74th minute, the Tornados fell a man short following the second of two yellow cards issued to Marcelo Betcer. The Indians wasted no time capitalizing while Corey Faughnan headed in a pass from Michael Waller in the 76th minute to knot the match at 1.

With time dwindling down the in the second half, a costly Catawba error lead to an own goal past keeper Frankie Cardelle with just 1:57 remaining in the game.  The goal gave Brevard the final 2-1 lead.

The teams combined for 26 shots while both goalies earned four saves on the day. Faughnan paced both teams with eight shots while five landed on target.  Goettl paced the Tornado squad with four shots.

Catawba returns home to Frock Field on Wednesday to host SAC rival Lenoir-Rhyne at 7:30 pm.

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

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January 20

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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