January 27, 2015
Men's Lacrosse Tabbed Sixth, Rew Named Preseason All-SAC
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- The Catawba men’s lacrosse team was picked sixth in the nine-time South Atlantic Conference preseason coaches poll. The league office announced the poll along with the preseason All-SAC teams on Tuesday. Catawba’s Daniel Rew (Forest Hill, Md./Bel Air HS) was named second team at the specialist position.
The Catawba Indians are coming off a fourth-place finish in 2014 in the initial year of lacrosse as a conference sport. Rew serves as the primary face-off man for the Indians and won 54% (92-of-171) of his opportunities last year. The senior led the team with 60 ground balls and also scored four goals.
Queens was chosen as the preseason favorite. The Royals picked up eight first-place votes from the panel and 72 points after qualifying for NCAA II regional play last year.
The 2015 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Lacrosse schedule is set to get under on Saturday, Feb. 7. Catawba will open its season at home on February 11 against Mount Olive at 4 p.m.
The 2015 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship is slated for April 13, 16 and 18 with quarterfinals at campus sites and the semifinals and finals at Queens University.
2015 Preseason Poll
1. Queens (8), 72
2. Lenoir-Rhyne (1), 64
3. Mars Hill, 55
4. Wingate, 48
5. Coker, 46
6. Catawba, 42
7. Tusculum, 28
8. Brevard, 25
9. Lincoln Memorial, 16
All-SAC First Team
A- Garrett Chan, Queens
A- Casey Hock, Queens
A- Jimmy McBride, Mars Hill
MF- Evan Farkas, Queens
MF- Anthony Malcom, Mars Hill
MF- Cory Schumacher, Wingate
Long Pole MF- Tim Cloud, Queens
D- Mitch Chapman, Tusculum
D- Stephen O'Hara, Lenoir-Rhyne
D- Patrick Thomas, Queens
Spec.- Kenneth Stryker, Queens
GK- Eric Dolan, Queens
All-SAC Second Team
A- Austin Murphy, Wingate
A- Jay Goldsmith, Lenoir-Rhyne
A- Ned Kaish, Lenoir-Rhyne
MF- Mike Martiello, Coker
MF- Ryan Sage, Mars Hill
MF- Chase Watts, Wingate
Long Pole MF- Tanner Leach, Mars Hill
D- Drew Thompson, Wingate
D- Mike Dorcy, Lenoir-Rhyne
D- Dylan Marks, Coker
Spec.- Daniel Rew, Catawba
GK- Alex Squires, Lenoir-Rhyne
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
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
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
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
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
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
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate
Cross Country @ SAC Championships
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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