Soccer (W)

Indians Second Half Surge Leads to 4-2 Victory Over Mars Hill

MARS HILL, N.C. -- The Catawba College women’s soccer team closed out its regular season Friday night when they downed Mars Hill 4-2 in South Atlantic Conference action at Meares Stadium.  Freshmen Kate Wiesner, Kiersten Peck and Hannah Cruse accounted for four goals and two assists in the victory.  Catawba improves to 10-6-2 overall with the win and 6-4-1 in the SAC.  With the loss Mars Hill falls to 0-16-1 and 0-11, respectively.

Cruse drew first blood in the game with a header off a Peck corner kick in the 28th minute.    Mars Hill would respond a few minutes later to send the game into halftime tied at one. 

Halfway through the second half Kate Weisner would score her first of two goals on the night thanks to a long ball from junior Alex Hulsey.  Peck and Cruse would team up a second time to record the game winner in the 73rd minute.  Cruse would serve up the assist this time with a lob over the defender and Peck outran the keeper to score.  Hulsey would setup Weisner once again in the 80th minute to seal the win.

The Lady Indians outshot Mars Hill by a 26-7 margin.  Mars Hill goalie, Tori Stajduhar recorded ten saves in the process but succeeded four goals.  Catawba keeper Bethany Davis made three saves on the way to her tenth win of the year in goal.

Catawba will look next to the South Atlantic Conference tournament opening round Wednesday November 4.  Catawba is secured to place between 5th and 7th position depending on the results of Tusculum and Queens.

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Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St., 7:00

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November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 1-3

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November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Volleyball @ Queens 3-1

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November 4

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-3rd;M-3rd

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-12th;M-16th

Football vs. NEWBERRY 17-13

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

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November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

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November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 70-72

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 94-81

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November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-0

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 24-20

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 49-58

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 67-91

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November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 46-69

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November 17

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 77-69

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November 18

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 58-66

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November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 75-72

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November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 7 p.m.

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November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 4 p.m.

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November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

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