Soccer (M)

Pfeiffer Tallies 4-1 Victory Over Catawba to Remain Undefeated


SALISBURY, N.C. -- The Catawba College men’s soccer team concluded its final home game of the year with a 4-1 loss to #1 Pfeiffer University Wednesday night at Frock Field. The loss drops the Indians to 5-10 on the season while Pfeiffer improves to 16-0.

Martim Galvao tallied the first goal of the night in the 13th minute. Galvao began alone the right sideline before beating two Catawba defenders to the middle of the field to rip a shot past Catawba goalie Christian Watts.

Later in the 38th minute of play, Catawba committed a foul that set up a scoring opportunity the Falcons. Galvao took the kick from midfield range into the box where Jaime Siaj was able to flick the ball onto Cristobal Allendes. The Chilean junior connected to beat Watts for the two goal advantage.

Catawba senior, Kenny Bonilla tallied his seventh goal of the season in the 58th minute. The goal came from header just inside the near post after receiving a Belony Joseph lob. Joseph created space after beating two Pfeiffer defenders off the dribble.

The game became extremely physical in the second half resulting in 24 fouls between the two teams. With 15 minutes left to go in the game a penalty just outside the Catawba box resulted in a red card for Watts.

Playing a man down, Pfeiffer capitalized in the 81st minute to beat Catawba’s backup goalie, Kennedy Little. The goal came when Galvao controlled the ball in the middle of the box and found Santi Moar on the right side. Moar’s drive beat a diving little.

In the 86th minute Pfeiffer sealed the game when Alex Stoiljkovic took a short corner and lobbed the ball in front of the Catawba net. Roberto Soares outjumped the Catawba defenders to head the ball into the goal.

Watts finished the night with nine saves while Little stopped four in the last 15 minutes.  Pfeiffer’s keeper, Tomas Correa recorded one save in the game.

Pfeiffer outshot Catawba 27-5 and led in corners 9-1.

Catawba will conclude the regular season on Saturday with a trip to Lincoln Memorial for South Atlantic Conference action. Kickoff is marked for 3:30 p.m.

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«February 2018»
February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships 

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC) 

February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)

Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

February 24

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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