A very special Happy Birthday goes out to junior team member Sadie Hamilton. “We’re excited about connecting the past and the present of Catawba back at the Frock (Field),” said coach Nick Brown, who has guided the program to the regionals the last two seasons. Contact Us. Catawba was out-shot, 23-1. The Indians trailed 2-0 with 10 minutes left when Martinelli moved Ankerson to an offensive role. There were two feet of snow on the ground in Rochester, so it wasn’t hard to convince Heberle to fly to North Carolina to take a look at a small school. Their success was a big draw as far as recruiting players for the women’s team. “I haven’t talked to Katie (DeVitto) in quite a while, but we’ll always have a special bond shared by just the two of us. In the 2019 outdoor track season, as a sophomore, she won regional championships in the 800 and 1600. mike.london@salisburypost.com. November 13 Beck Named SAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Year. April 23Women's Soccer Adds 16 Newcomers for 2020 Season, December 11Three Earn United Soccer Coaches Women's Soccer All-Region Honors, November 22Women's Soccer Takes NCAA First Round Loss to Flagler 3-0, November 20Beck Named All-Southeast Region By D2CCA, November 18Women's Soccer Earns Regional Bid, November 13Beck Named SAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Year, November 9Women's Soccer Loses 3-1 in SAC Quarterfinals, November 6Women's Soccer Ties Wingate in Regular Season Finale, November 5Beck Earns SAC AstroTurf Women's Soccer Weekly Honor, November 2Indians Secure First Round SAC Tournament Home Field with 1-0 Win. DeVitto married Colin O’Connor, who an All-SAC defender for Catawba’s men in 1990. Ferland had scheduled a confidence-builder at Frock Field against Limestone. I’m sad for the coaches and players, and it’s difficult to find the right things say. Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne w/Wingate 3rd. It looked like a field of dreams to me. CATAWBA COLLEGE ATHLETICS | (704) 637-4474 | 2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC 28144, Women's Soccer Adds 16 Newcomers for 2020 Season, Three Earn United Soccer Coaches Women's Soccer All-Region Honors, Women's Soccer Takes NCAA First Round Loss to Flagler 3-0, Beck Named SAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Year, Women's Soccer Loses 3-1 in SAC Quarterfinals, Women's Soccer Ties Wingate in Regular Season Finale, Beck Earns SAC AstroTurf Women's Soccer Weekly Honor, Indians Secure First Round SAC Tournament Home Field with 1-0 Win. The 2019 season as the first time Catawba’s advanced to regional play in back-to-back seasons. Heberle led the team with 13 goals. The official box score of Women's Soccer vs Catawba on 11/6/2019. The Catawba College Women’s Soccer team traveled to Hawaii this past March to play soccer matches and experience the Hawaiian culture. My name is Peyton Pruitt and I’m a junior at Catawba this year and a member of the Women’s Soccer Team. “It was mid-February when I visited Catawba and I remember walking around in shorts and a T-shirt,” she said. | Add your comment, Just when one crisis seemed to dip below the horizon, a new one has appeared for people living in the northern Rowan community known as ... Catawba’s men’s teams were thriving. Do you plan to be vaccinated for COVID-19? That team had added the final piece to the puzzle, freshman goalkeeper Scherrie Dalton. That first year, DeVitto was an All-South Atlantic Conference first team midfielder, while Heberle was a second team All-SAC forward. We got Catawba women’s soccer started, and then we passed the baton on to the next group. “We basically had a whole new team that second year,” Heberle said. Her second husband is Craig Morton, who was a Catawba soccer All-American in 1991. In late October, on the final day of the regular season, Catawba edged Carson-Newman, 2-1, with Figueroa scoring both goals. She was named tournament MVP. Among other accomplishments, she’s finished the Boston Marathon. The official 2019 Women's Soccer schedule for the Lenoir-Rhyne University Bears Suzanne Friend, a sophomore from New Jersey, scored the first goal in Catawba history and added two more before it was over. “I wasn’t the best player Catawba had, but I was one of the most competitive. Amy Overcash, a Kannapolis native, scored twice. His 45 career goals are tied for second all-time for the program. Then Figueroa tapped in a rebound for the deciding goal in overtime. Lady canes soccer fall to 1-2 in conference after loss to Patrick Henry. By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com MOUNT ULLA — West Rowan soccer coach Alan Puglia remembers being dazzled the first time he saw Catawba signee Lejla Mehmedovic work out. We hope that you have a fantastic day!!! The Official Website of Catawba College Athletics. For the first time in 10 years, we made an appearance in the NCAA tournament, making it the 5th ever in our team’s history. Ankerson was SAC Player of the Year. In the small-world category, both are married to men who were standouts for Catawba soccer. It could’ve been a lot worse. She would named to four straight All-America teams and would be SAC Player of the Year in 1994. She spent years at East Carolina University and is in East Carolina’s Educators Hall of Fame. Heberle made all-conference for the fourth straight time. #teambdays #celebrate #catuwsoc #together @ Catawba College Women's Soccer . Brown is proud of the tradition and the history. In 2013, when Michael Swan was the head coach, Juliana Conte scored the 1,000th goal in Catawba women’s soccer history. 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Catey Connor, Catawba’s all-time leading goal scorer with 59, played for Dempsey. Catawba College does offer athletic scholarships for Soccer. Only six of 79 D-II schools played in the national tournament then, and the Indians didn’t get an invitation. Both earned master’s and doctoral degrees. The official box score of Women's Soccer vs Catawba on 11/9/2019 Catawba College is located in Salisbury, NC and the Soccer program competes in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) conference. Allison Ankerson, the Indians’ first dominant defender, also came on board in 1991. We talk about leaving that jersey in a better place than when you found it.”, By Mike London mike.london@salisburypost.com SALISBURY —  No pun intended, Jamarius Hairston believes Lees-McRae College is the best place to elevate... read more. She’s been an avid runner since she left soccer behind. This is the Catawba College Women's Soccer scholarship and program details page. Without her, Catawba’s offense struggled for almost all of the championship game against Elon. Dalton was SAC Freshman of the Year. The announcement was made in December of 1989 that Catawba would debut in women’s soccer in the fall of 1990. The 1993 season, as Catawba made the transition from NAIA to NCAA Division II, would bring the first championships to Frock Field, as Martinelli coached the Indians to a 14-3-1 record. Heberle still ranks fifth in career goals at Catawba with 31. She now holds advanced degrees (master’s from UNC Charlotte and doctorate from Wingate) and is employed as a health and physical education specialist for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. The first official match for the fledgling program occurred on Sept. 10, 1990. Prior to becoming Catawba's head coach he was at the helm at Lake Norman High School. PO Box 692 Salsibury, NC 28144 Office Phone: 704-798-9159. Ankerson’s passes led to late goals by Crystal Harper and Figueroa, who scored the equalizer on a penalty kick with 52 seconds left in regulation. Located in Salisbury, NC, Catawba is a NCAA Division II member of the South Atlantic Conference. The official box score of Women's Soccer vs Catawba (First Round) on 11/22/2019 Read more A very special Happy Birthday goes out to Junior Team Captain Katie Beck. Catawba’s second match, 12 days after leveling Limestone, was a 10-0 loss at Methodist that was humbling. “With the coronavirus, it’s more important than ever for students to have a plan to stay active and keep moving,” she said. @sadiecarsyn hates getting her nails done, loves to play crochet in her spare time and says she would take up baseball if she couldn’t play soccer anymore! | Add your comment, Email the author Need-based and academic scholarships are available for student-athletes. They went 3-8, but the foundation was in place. Nick Brown took the reigns of the Catawba College Women's Soccer Program in the spring of 2015. The first NCHSAA girls championship game had been played in 1986. Beautiful. Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. “I am who I am now because of Coach Ferland, because of Catawba soccer, because of my degree from Catawba,” Morton said. Martinelli was SAC Coach of the Year. 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Catawba’s original goalkeeper, Nikki Thristino, who also was a good softball player for the Indians, made 15 saves. “We talk about doing it for the person that wore the jersey before you. From 1988-91, Catawba’s men didn’t lose a SAC match. As her journey continued, she got divorced. DeVitto, was Scholar-Athlete of the Year. East Rowan doesn’t have any seniors. DeVitto had three assists. We were the first to play all four years for Catawba.”. Johnson scored a dozen goals in 1991 as Catawba’s fortunes swung dramatically. Since my Freshman year here, it has been so amazing to see our team grow as both players and individuals on and off the field. That’s the year he set a Catawba record for goals in a season (21 in 25 games) that still stands. That victory game Catawba a tie for first place in the SAC with Elon. Office Email: info@catawbasoccercamp.com “Cora will run in Division I,” Morton said. Heberle had two goals and three assists. She inherited her mother’s competitiveness and athletic ability and placed fourth in the 4A cross country state championships in 2018 in 18:27. Morton remains energetic. That first year we had a very wide range of skill levels on our team, but I had good teammates. But Catawba didn’t get to play past the tournament. Elon had beaten the Indians, 2-1, in mid-October. 5:30 p.m. The past couple of seasons have been rough for the Catawba Women’s Soccer team. Catawba was determined not to be left out. Today, Catawba stands 331-187-40 all-time, a solid winning percentage of .629. Catawba outscored opponents that year, 52-11. Soccer was in a boom period. Page for Catawba Women's soccer program, including standings, roster and stats Luckily things have been different in the 2018 season. SALISBURY – Cars wrapped around the block and beyond to get the county’s latest distribution of COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday morning. Brown’s first year as head coach was 2015. John Cullen followed Dempsey as head coach and posted a 113-33-16 record in his eight seasons, with three championships. The most complete source of news and … But when Ferland showed Heberle brochures depicting green grass, leafy trees and a scenic campus, she was sold. November 6 Women's Soccer Ties Wingate in Regular Season Finale. 178 likes. October 07, 2019 Women's Soccer. Both have enjoyed tremendous careers in education. Catawba Women's Winter ID Camp. It began with Tom Ferland, a young coach in his 20s. The official box score of Women's Soccer vs Catawba on 11/6/2019. Ferland announced he was leaving Catawba in December of 1991 to attend graduate school at East Carolina. We knew we were building for the future.”. She got married to Court Cooke. Catawba College sports news and features, including conference, nickname, location and official social media handles. 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