September 21, 2013
Men's Soccer Notches First League Win
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba claimed its first league win with a 2-0 victory over visiting Carson-Newman in South Atlantic Conference men’s soccer action on Saturday afternoon at Frock Field. The Catawba Indians up their record to 3-1 overall and 1-1 in the SAC, while the Eagles fall to 2-2 and 0-2.
After a scoreless first half, Kenny Bonilla (Salisbury, NC/Salisbury HS) put Catawba on top just before the hour. The assist came from Corey Faughnan (Jacksonville, NC/Jacksonville HS).
The Indians doubled the score in the 72nd minute on a tally from freshman Declan Stimson (Adelaide, AUSTRALIA/Trinity College HS). Fellow freshman Thar Thwai (Chapel Hill, NC/Carrboro HS) had the assist. It marked the third goal from Stimson on the season.
Carson-Newman held an 11-8 edge in shots, but Frankie Cardelle (Salisbury, NC/Salisbury HS/NC Central) stopped five on goal to post the shutout. The Eagles also held a 5-1 edge in corner kicks.
Catawba travels to Wingate on Wednesday for a 7:30 p.m. match.
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