Soccer (M)

Men's Soccer Falls to Top-Ranked Pfeiffer in Opener

MISENHEIMER, N.C. -- Reigning NCAA II Champion Pfeiffer notched three goals over an eight-minute span midway through the second half to down visiting Catawba 4-2 in men's soccer action on Sunday night at Lefko Field.  The top-ranked Falcons improve to 2-0, while the Catawba Indians fall in their opener. 

The teams battled scoreless over the first 60 minutes before an onslaught of five goals over 13 minutes broke the deadlock.  Jaime Siaj netted the first goal of the match in the 63rd minute.  Alex Stoiljkovic sent in a long ball that Nathan Regis headed to Siaj, who beat Indian keeper Joe Gonzalez (Marion, N.Y./Marion/LeMoyne).

Catawba tied the game minutes late, equalizing with an own goal that was created by Jack Pettett (Hove, England/Bhasvic).  Pfeiffer jumped back on top with a pair of goals a minute apart that proved to be the winners.

Regis headed home a ball from Santi Moar just three minutes after the Catawba goal and a minute later Cristobal Allendes netted a tally on a corner in the 71st  minute.  Siaj got his second goal in the 76th minute on a cross from Regis to push the Pfeiffer lead to 4-1.  Pettett tallied in the final minute for Catawba as he put in a loose ball in the box.

Pfeiffer dominated the shot total with a 24-8 advantage.  The Falcons put 11 shots on goal to three for Catawba.  Pfeiffer also enjoyed a 14-2 edge in corners.  Gonzalez made six saves for the Indians, while Tomas Correa stopped just one shot for Pfeiffer.

Catawba travels to Mount Olive for its next match on Wednesday at 5 p.m.

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October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

2
October 2

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

3
October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

4
October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

5
October 5

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

6
October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

7
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

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October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

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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

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October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

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October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

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October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

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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

18
October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

19
October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.

20
October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

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October 21

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.

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October 24

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

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

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October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

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October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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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.

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October 31

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

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

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