February 23, 2013

Quick starts help Sewanee roll past Wittenberg, 15-10

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2013) – A pair of quick starts each half led the Sewanee men's lacrosse team to a 15-10 victory over Wittenberg, Saturday, at Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tenn.

With the win, Sewanee improved to 2-0 this season. Additionally, Sewanee has now outscored its two opponents by an average of seven goals.

Early in the first period, Sewanee dominated play. The Tigers quickly led 3-1 after Michael Morris scored twice and Davis Brown added a goal.

The Tigers eventually took an 8-6 halftime lead after both Sewanee and Wittenberg each scored five goals in the second period.

After halftime, Sewanee came out of the locker room strong. The Tigers quickly added to their advantage when John Stiefel scored. Moments later, Morris added another goal when his shot found the back of the net off of an assist by Thomas Moore.

Two minutes later, Brown put Sewanee up 11-6 after he scored off a beautiful pass from Reed Daniel.

The Tigers would hold on to their five-goal lead after both teams scored four goals in the fourth period.

Overall, Morris led Sewanee with four goals and one assist. Additionally, Cotter Brown added two goals and four assists while Pierce Leonard finished with three goals and two assists.

Finally, Daniel (two), Brown (two), Stiefel, and Jack Murray also finished with at least one score.

The Tigers will look to stay unbeaten when Sewanee hits the road for the first time with a 1:00 p.m., contest at Kenyon next Saturday.

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