October 22, 2011
Tusculum Holds Men's Soccer in SAC Clash
GREENEVILLE, TN -- Catawba and Tusculum battled to a tough 0-0 scoreless draw Saturday evening at Pioneer Field. With the tie the Indians add a point to their conference total and move to 7-8-1 overall and 2-4-1 in the SAC as the Pioneers go to 6-7-2 and 5-1-1.
Carson Smith (Mooresville, NC/Mooresville HS) had a good opportunity at goal with just a few minutes left in the second overtime but Pioneer goalkeeper Andy Goellner made a hard save to deny him. Danny Sassano (Gastonia, NC/Forestview HS) also had a close call in the 93rd minute when his effort narrowly flew over the crossbar.
Sassano led Catawba with four shots, while Corey Faughnan (Jacksonville, NC/Jacksonville HS) contributed three.
Evan Harvey (Apex, NC/Apex HS) made several big stops down the stretch to keep the shutout, ending up with six stops for the Indians. Tusculum produced 16 shots to Catawba’s 10.
With the regular season winding down, the Indians host SAC rival Lenior-Rhyne on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7:00 pm in their last home game of the year.