March 29, 2017
Men's Lacrosse Rallies in Third Quarter to Top Coker
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba claimed an 11-10 win over visiting Coker in South Atlantic Conference men’s lacrosse action on Wednesday night at Shuford Stadium. Cole Fanzo (Crofton, Md./S. River) and Liam Lynch (Marietta, Ga./Pope) each scored three goals to held the Catawba Indians improve to 6-5 overall and 3-2 in the SAC. The Cobras fall to 3-6 and 1-3.
Catawba overcame a 6-4 deficit with a 5-0 run over a 15-minute span that started with Lynch’s goal with 3:03 left in the half that pulled the Indians within 6-5 at the break. Fanzo tied the game in the opening minute of the third quarter and followed Justin Warnock’s (Jamestown, N.C./SW Guilford) go-ahead goal with another tally at the 10:12 mark for an 8-6 edge.
Coker closed the gap to 9-8 on a goal from Denton Wilks early in the fourth, but Lynch answered at the 12:08 mark. The Cobras pulled back within one with 9:38 to go on a goal from Vinny Magro.
Dalton Cook (St. Augustine, Fla./Bartram Trail) had the Indians up 11-9 on his goal with 3:40 left before Coker cashed in on a man-up situation in the final minute. Rylee Marsh scored with 40 second remaining and the Cobras were again just a goal down.
Coker was able to win the ensuing face-off and had a shot to tie by Tim Wright with just over 10 seconds left. His shot was wide and Julian Maxey (Lewisville, N.C./W. Forsyth) out-raced the Cobras to get possession to Catawba. The Indians were able to run out the final seconds.
Garrett Kilgore led Coker with four goals. Magro had two goals and two assists, while Austin Holgate tallied a pair of goals. Anthony Malik picked up six saves.
Catawba hosts Wingate at Shuford Stadium on Saturday at 7 pm.
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