Lacrosse (M)

Fifth in Preseason Poll, Men's Lacrosse Opens Season on Saturday

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- Catawba was slotted into fifth place in the 2019 South Atlantic Conference preseason men's lacrosse coaches poll. The Catawba Indians placed two players on the preseason all-conference teams with senior Joe Barber earning first team accolades and senior Cole Fanzo taking second team honors.

Barber, a middie, was second on the team in points a season ago. He had 45 points, scoring 27 goals and equaling a team-best 18 assists. He added 38 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers. Fanzo, an attack, scored a team-leading 34 goals in 2018 and added four assists. He grabbed 17 ground balls.

Lenoir-Rhyne was picked to finish first in the poll, grabbing seven first-place votes. Wingate took the other two first-place nods and was second in the poll.

The 2019 South Atlantic Conference Men's Lacrosse schedule got under on February 2.  Catawba opens its season at home on Saturday against Belmont Abbey at 1 pm, The 2019 SAC Men's Lacrosse Championships is scheduled for April 23, 26 and 28 with quarterfinals at campus sites and the semifinals and finals at Wingate University.
 
2019 SAC Men's Lacrosse Preseason Poll
1. Lenoir-Rhyne (7), 71
2. Wingate (2), 66
3. Queens, 56
4. Lincoln Memorial, 52
5. Catawba, 40
6. Tusculum, 35
7. Coker, 32
8. Mars Hill, 28
9. Newberry, 16

2019 SAC Men's Lacrosse Preseason All-Conference
First Team
A – Joe Buduo, Lenoir-Rhyne
A – Kyle Arcuri, Lincoln Memorial
A – Myles Moffat, Lenoir-Rhyne
MF – Eric Dickinson, Lenoir-Rhyne
MF – Joe Barber, Catawba
MF – Conor Gronbach, Wingate
D – Nick Rizzieri, Queens
D – Ryon Bellamy, Queens
D – Tyler Bane, Lenoir-Rhyne
LP – Griffin Stechmiller, Queens
Spec. – Drew Flack, Queens
GK – Anthony Valenza, Queens

Second Team
A – Dylan Mansur, Newberry
A – Cole Fanzo, Catawba
A – Bobby Padden, Wingate
MF – Robert Tucker, Lincoln Memorial
MF – Alex Llerandi, Wingate
MF – Ethan Irizarry, Coker (T)
MF – Justin Swick, Queens (T)
D – Kyle Dozzi, Mars Hill
D – Brad Chambliss, Newberry
D – Jake Coleman, Queens
LP – Reese Orman, Wingate
Spec. – Wyatt Weiseman, Wingate
GK – Chris Hagy, Coker

Today's Events

Lacrosse (W) vs. NORTH GREENVILLE, 4:00VideoStats
Basketball (W) @ Queens, 6:00AudioVideoStats
Basketball (M) @ Queens, 8:00AudioVideoStats

Calendar

«February 2019»
1
February 1

Track/Field @ Camel City Invite (Day 1)

Baseball vs, Lynn 6-5

2
February 2

Track/Field @ Camel City Invite (Day 2)

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-10

Softball @ Augusta 2-1

Softball @ Augusta 5-2

3
February 3

Esports League of Legends Show Match 2-1

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 8-2

4
February 4

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 3-1

56
February 6

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 1)

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 5-6

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 9-7

Softball vs. LIMESTONE 0-2

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 41-56

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 84-75

7
February 7

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 2)

8
February 8

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 3)

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 1)

Baseball vs. WEST VIRGINIA ST. 10-3

Baseball vs. WEST VIRGINIA ST. 10-3

9
February 9

Swimming @ BMC Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-5th

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 2)

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7-0

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 13-17

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 7-4

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 82-61

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 9-0

Basketball (M) @ Mars HIll 89-66

10
February 10

Softball vs. VIRGINIA ST. 12-4

Baseball vs. MARS HILL 15-0

Softball vs. VIRGINIA ST. 10-2

Baseball vs. MARS HILL 11-1

11
February 11

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Collegiate - Day 1 (St. Johns GC)

12
February 12

Track/Field @ Queens Multi Meet (Day 1) 

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Collegiate - Day 2 (St. Johns GC) 19th of 19

13
February 13

Track/Field @ Queens Multi Meet (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Coker 62-43

Basketball (M) @ Coker 94-69

1415
February 15

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1) 

Softball @ Barton 7-2

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 13-1

Lacrosse (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-10

Softball @ Barton 0-1

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-3

16
February 16

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 7-1

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 57-90

Lacrosse (W) @ Mount Olive 8-17

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 90-75

1718
February 18

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

Tennis (W) @ Shaw 7-0

Tennis (M) @ Shaw 5-2

19
February 19

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 3rd of 10

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY, ppd. 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 13-1

Softball vs. BELMONT ABBEY, ppd. 3 p.m.

20
February 20

Lacrosse (W) vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 4 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

21
February 21

Tennis (W) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.

22
February 22

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6 p.m.

23
February 23

Track/Field @ SAC Championships (Day 1)

Softball @ USC Aiken 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 2 p.m.

Softball @ USC Aiken 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Florida Tech 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6 p.m.

24
February 24

Track/Field @ SAC Championships (Day 2)

Softball vs. EMMANUEL 1 p.m.

Softball vs. EMMANUEL 3 p.m.

2526
February 26

Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.

27
February 27

Tennis (M) vs. JC SMITH 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 8 p.m.

28
February 28

Lacrosse (W) @ Limestone 4 p.m.

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