Men's Soccer Knocks Off Pfeiffer
SALISBURY, NC -- In its last non-conference tilt of the season, Catawba eased past rival Pfeiffer 2-0 Thursday evening at Frock Field. The Indians improve to 7-8 overall and remain 2-4 in the SAC. The Falcons fall to 2-11-1.
The Indians scored first in the 41st minute when Ezra Ntirugelegwa (Durham, NC/C.E. Jordan HS) found space at the top right of the opponent’s box and curled in a shot from 19 yards away over Falcon goalkeeper Zach Liles for a 1-0 advantage.
Corey Faughnan (Jacksonville, NC/Jacksonville HS) assisted on Kyle Griewisch (Banner Elk, NC/Avery Co. HS) goal in which he punched a deflected ball from close range in the 63rd minute for the 2-0 finish.
Goalkeepers Frankie Cardelle (Salisbury, NC/Salisbury HS) and Luke McCarthy (Naples, FL/Naples HS) combined for the clean sheet for Catawba. The Indians took 18 shots to Pfeiffer’s 12.
Catawba looks for a vital South Atlantic Conference road win at Tusculum on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 4:00 pm. Related Item: Box Score