Soccer (M)

Men's Soccer opens SAC play with win over Mars Hill

SALISBURY, NC – The Catawba College men’s soccer team used five first half goals to pick up a 5-1 win over visiting Mars Hill in South Atlantic Conference action Wednesday night at Frock Field. With the victory, the Indians improved to 4-0-1, 1-0 in the South Atlantic Conference, while the Lions drop to 0-5, 0-1. Just four minutes into the match, Senior Brennan Regnar (Mebane, NC) put the Indians up 1-0 off a nice pass from fellow Senior Ryan Hudgins (Poquosin, VA). Three minutes later Regnar assisted on a Zay-Zay Gilewala (Monrovia, LIBERIA) goal, his sixth of the year, to put the Indians up 2-0. In the 16th minute, Kenny Crowe (Reeders, PA) headed in his first of the year off a Felipe Rubio (Miami, FL) corner kick. Rubio picked up his second helper of the night in the 30th minute as Freshman Nathan Zuzga (Troy, MI) picked up his fourth goal of the year to put the Indians up 5-0 at the half. The lone Mars Hill goal came in the 53rd minute as Walter Gay (Arima, TRINIDAD) scored his first of the year off a penalty kick to trim the lead to 5-1. The Indians out shot the Lions 21-10 in the physical contest. Dan Fitzgerald (Seaford, DE) stopped four of the five shots he faced picking up the win. MARS HILL (0-5, 0-1) 0 1 -- 1 CATAWBA (4-0-1, 1-0) 5 0 -- 5 SCORING SUMMARY C - 3:48 – Brennan Regner (1) (Ryan Hudgins) C - 6:41 – Zay-Zay Gilewala (6) (Regner) C - 15:51 – Kenny Crowe (1) (Felipe Rubio) C - 29:48 – Nathan Zuzga (4) (Rubio) C - 43:14 – Crowe (2) (Ross Hudgins) MH - 52:21 - Walter Gay (1) - PENALTY KICK Shots at Goal: Catawba 21, Mars Hill 10 Corner Kicks: Catawba 2, Mars Hill 4 Goalkeeper Saves: Mars Hill – Matt Nocks 4 Catawba – Dan Fitzgerald 4, Carl McMahon (81’) 0 Offsides: Catawba 2, Mars Hill 0 Fouls : Catawba 10, Mars Hill 14 Cautions: Gay (51’) ATT: 107 #######

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