Soccer (M)

Men's Soccer Holds Off Lees-McRae


BANNER ELK, N.C. -- Catawba ran its winning streak to six matches with a 3-2 victory over host Lees-McRae in men’s soccer action on Wednesday at Tate Field.  The Catawba Indians improve to 8-3, while the Bobcats fall to 3-9.

Catawba took a quick lead as Tim Frederik-Lange (Limburgerhof, Germany) knocked home a goal in the fifth minute.  The Indians doubled the lead five minutes before the half as Jack Ragen (Terrigal, Australia) put in a cross from Tyus Lopez (Charlotte, N.C./Mallard Creek).

The Bobcats cut the margin to 2-1 just before the half.  Thomas Deeley got the goal in the 43rd minute, scoring from five yards out off a pass from Nathan Watt.

The Indians regained their two-goal margin in the 58th minute.  Philipp Hollenhorst (Muenster, Germany) headed home a free kick from Daniele Proch (Arco, Italy).  Proch had also assisted on Catawba’s opening goal.  Taylor Gray pulled a goal back for the Bobcats in the final minutes, but the hosts could not come up with a tying goal.

Christian Watts (Plymouth, England) got the call in goal for Catawba and recorded three saves.  Tyler Pavlet had six saves for Lees-McRae.  Catawba held a 17-15 edge in shots and had a 5-3 advantage in corner kicks.

Catawba will host Anderson on Saturday at 7:30 pm.

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«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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Basketball (W) Team Photo