Tigers use strong offense to down Millsaps, 17-12

Tigers use strong offense to down Millsaps, 17-12

JACKSON, Miss. (Feb. 23, 2013) – Four goals by Olivia Vietor helped lift the Sewanee women's lacrosse team past Southern Athletic Association (SAA) foe Millsaps, 17-12, Saturday at Harper Davis Field.

After two quick goals by the Majors, Sewanee finished the first half on-a-row. Freshman Wittney Reed and Vietor tied the score after back-to-back goals in less than two minutes.

Sewanee continued to play well when Mallory Grimm and Ellie Murphy gave the Tigers a 4-3 advantage.

Additional goals by Reed, Grimm, Murphy, Vietor, and Sally Anne Greenwood gave Sewanee a 13-9 lead at halftime.

Out of the locker room, Sewanee extended its advantage when Murphy and Vietor scored in the first five minutes.

After two goals by Millsaps, Greenwood put the Tigers ahead by five, 16-11, with 9:30 left.

Down the stretch, a final score from Vietor capped off the win with less than a minute to play.

Along with Vietor's strong game, Arnold (two), Grimm (three), Murphy (three), Reed (three), and Greenwood (two) all finished with more than one goal.

After three straight road matches, Sewanee will finally have its home opener against Redlands, Thursday. That contest is schedule to begin at 5:00 p.m., at Puett Field.

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