October 15, 2016
Women's Soccer Draws With Anderson
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba and visiting Anderson played to a 1-1 draw in South Atlantic Conference women’s soccer action on Saturday at the Frock Soccer Complex. The Catawba Indians now stand at 6-4-2 overall and 5-2-1 in the SAC. The Trojans move to 7-4-1 and 4-3-1.
Catawba took the lead in the opening half. Shelby Vasich (Chatsworth, Calif./El Camino Real) played a ball in from the right that Bree Roberts (Charlotte, N.C./Mallard Creek) one-timed from about 10 yards out in the 31st minute.
Anderson equalized in the 64th minute. The Trojans drew a free kick just outside the box. Tina Shakes’ first attempt was blocked, but the rebound came right back and her second shot was sent just inside the left post to level the match.
Catawba held a 22-14 edge in shots, while the Trojans took a 9-5 advantage in corner kicks. Shelby Thompson (Charlotte, N.C./Hopewell/Charlotte) made six saves for Catawba, while Abby Helm recorded nine saves for Anderson.
Catawba will next host Wingate on Wednesday at 5 pm.
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