Wingate vs. Catawba
April 25, 2003
The Game Story:
Wingate, N.C.----Wingate University used a three-goal spurt midway through the third quarter and defeated Catawba College 13-9 in semifinal action at the 2003 Deep South Conference Men's Lacrosse Tournament on Friday afternoon at Wingate's Belk Stadium and Martin Field. The second-seeded Bulldogs advance to Sunday's 2 p.m. final against top-seeded and defending champion Limestone (at Wingate). The Bulldogs improve to 8-6 overall. The third-seeded Indians end their season at 7-7 overall, setting a school record for wins in a season.

Ian Hill (Rochester, N.Y.) scored three goals and added a pair of assists as Wingate grabbed a 5-4 lead at the break. The Bulldogs would use a three-goal spurt midway through the third quarter to grab a 10-6 lead with 6:02 left in the quarter. Catawba responded behind Chris Khatri, who scored two goals in a three-goal run that cut the margin to 10-9. Wingate would then get two goals Drew Penny (Stafford, Va.) in the final 12 minutes and posted the 13-9 win.

Hill finished the game with six points for the Bulldogs on four goals and a pair of assists. Penny tallied a game-high five goal. Catawba was led by Khatri, who scored four goals, and Josh Maphis, who had a goal and three assists.