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Faughnan Assists Men's Soccer to Victory


NEWBERRY, SC -- Catawba scored three first-half goals then held off the Wolves in the second half for a 3-1 South Atlantic Conference win against Newberry on Wednesday afternoon at the Newberry Soccer Field. The Indians now stand at 6-7 overall and 2-3 in the SAC, while Newberry drops to 5-7 and 1-4.

The Indians wasted little time getting on the board with a 7th minute tally from Ezra Ntirugelegwa (Durham, NC/C.E. Jordan HS) inside six yards to go up 1-0.

Kofi Kufuor would tie the score six minutes later for the Wolves on a pass from Joao Delgado into the box and finished from eight yards away.

Corey Faughnan (Jacksonville, NC/Jacksonville HS) would assist on the next two Indian goals. He connected with a corner-kick to Carson Smith (Mooresville, NC/Mooresville HS) in the 24th minute, then from a free-kick to Adam Kurdi (Chapel Hill ,NC/E. Chapel Hill HS) 12 minutes later for a 3-1 cushion. Both goals were off headers.

Evan Harvey (Apex, NC/Apex HS) had four saves in goal for the Indians.

Catawba travels to Lincoln Memorial University on Saturday, Oct. 15 for a 3:00 pm start with the Railsplitters.

VideoVIDEO: Faughnan Follows Up on Newberry Victory

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