Lacrosse (M)

LaFavre's Five Goals Pace Men's Lacrosse Past LMU

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Senior Zach LaFavre (Weymouth, Mass./Weymouth HS) scored five goals to help the Catawba College men’s lacrosse team defeat visiting Lincoln Memorial 11-7 in South Atlantic Conference action Saturday afternoon at Shuford Stadium.  With the win, the Catawba Indians improve to 3-4 overall and 1-2 in the SAC.  The Railsplitters fall to 1-6 and 0-4.

LaFavre opened the game on a goal with 8:03 left to go in the first quarter.  The Indians held that lead after a quarter and Jon Williams (Hillsborough, N.C./Northern HS) doubled the lead a minute into the second period, one-timing a pass from Chase Scott (Charlotte, N.C.) at the top of the box.  Over the next three minutes Catawba would add two more goals to extend the lead to 4-0.  Connor Kennedy scored the first with LaFavre tallying his second goal of the day shortly after.

Dylan Neisler got Lincoln Memorial on the board with 5:57 left to go in the half.  The Railsplitters got another goal in the closing seconds on a tally by Jared Courchene with just 16 ticks on the clock.  That cut Catawba’s lead to 4-2 at halftime.

A Justin Stewart goal in the opening minute of the third quarter pulled LMU within a goal, but Conner Kennedy (Weddington, N.C./Weddington HS/Tampa) got a two-goal lead back for the Indians less than a minute later. 

Kennedy’s goal swung the momentum back to Catawba as the Indians added two more goals by the end of the quarter to lead 7-3 heading to the final 15 minutes.  The teams alternated goals in the fourth quarter with LaFavre adding two more for his final total.

LaFavre also had an assist to go with his five goals for a six point day for the Indians and he also picked up eight ground balls.  Kennedy netted two goals with one assist, while Williams and Cook had a goal and two helpers.  Daniel Rew (Forest Hill, Md./Del Air HS) was perfect on 11 face-offs and collected eight ground balls.

Stewart had two goals and two assists for LMU.  Billy Kopsky and Ronny Paulino each had a goal and an assist.  Joe Medel had 17 saves in goal for the Railsplitters as Catawba held a 49-33 edge in shots.  Ryan Applegate (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla./Ponte Vedra HS) made 10 saves for Catawba.

Catawba will continue South Atlantic Conference play on Wednesday as they host Wingate University at 7:00 p.m.

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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.

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

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.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

October 31

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

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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