Lacrosse (M)

Men's Lacrosse Loses Hard-Fought 9-8 Decision to Saint Leo

SALISBURY, NC -- Visiting Saint Leo rallied in the fourth quarter to take a 9-8 win over Catawba in men’s lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon at Shuford Stadium.  The Lions improve to 3-1, while the Catawba Indians fall to 0-3.

Adam Hebert (Charlotte, NC/Charlotte Catholic HS) gave Catawba an 8-5 lead on a tally with 13:42 left, but the Lions held the Indians off the board the rest of the way.  Goals one minute apart from Matt Obermeyer and Ryan Burks cut the margin to 9-7 with 11:59 remaining.

Saint Leo used a pair of man-up situations to score its final two goals.  Miles Britton tied it with 10:51 to go and Kevin Hutchinson put in what turned out to be the winner with 7:32 to play.  The Indians had possession for the final minutes, but David Moore saved two Catawba shots in the final 30 seconds.

Catawba had not trailed until Hutchinson's goal midway through the final quarter.  Steven Ridolfo (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS/Gettysburg) and John Scheich (Waxhaw, NC/Weddington HS) had early goals to put the Indians up 2-0.  Saint Leo tied it, but Josh Reedy (Lake Mary, FL/Lake Mary HS) and Tyler Ulrich (Ephrata, PA/Ephrata HS) scored in the final 1:09 to give Catawba a 4-2 edge after a quarter.

Neither team scored in the second quarter with Britton and Scheich alternating goals in the first four minutes of the second half to leave Catawba up 6-4.  Scheich and Ridolfo sandwiched goals around one from Mike Kavanagh of Saint Leo to put the Indians up 7-5 going to the final quarter.

Britton had three goals for Saint Leo.  Burke had two goals and an assist.  Will Cothron controlled the face-off circle, winning 13-of-19 for the Lions.  Scheich had three goals for Catawba.  Ridolfo had two goals with Hebert scoring a goal and handing out an assist.

Saint Leo held a slight 36-33 edge in shots with Moore making 10 saves for the Lions.  Pete Wesselman (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS/Stevenson) stymied 15 of the shots from Saint Leo in goal for Catawba. 

Catawba will host Brevard on Saturday at 1 p.m.  That will mark Catawba's first South Atlantic Conference tilt.

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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.

October 25

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 5 p.m.

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.

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October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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