Sewanee earns a key SAA win, defeats BSC, 10-5
SEWANEE, Tenn. (March 29, 2013) – Behind seven straight goals in the first half, the Sewanee men's lacrosse team earned a key Southern Athletic Association (SAA) victory with a 10-5 win over rival Birmingham-Southern Friday at Harris Stadium.
Coming into the match, both the Tigers (8-2, 3-0 SAA) and Panthers (4-7, 2-1 SAA) were tied with Hendrix atop the league standings. After Friday's matches, Sewanee and Warriors remain the only two programs without a league loss.
After a BSC goal by Brennan Ott, Sewanee responded with a 7-0 run. During that stretch, Reed Daniel, James Millard, Michael Morris, Pierce Leonard, and Drew Lincoln scored to give the Tigers a commanding 7-1 lead at the half.
As a team, Sewanee forced more turnovers, finished with more groundballs, and outshot the Panthers.
The Tigers, winners of four straight, will look to extend their winning streak with a 1:00 p.m. match against Millsaps, Saturday.
For more information on Sewanee Athletics, please visit www.SewaneeTigers.com. You can also check the Tigers out on Twitter (Sewaneeathletic) and Facebook (SewaneeAthletics).