Tigers Overcome Slow Start to Down Transy, 13-3

Tigers Overcome Slow Start to Down Transy, 13-3

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Sewanee men's lacrosse used a 10-1 run in the second half to defeat Transylvania, 13-3, Saturday afternoon at Pat Deacon Stadium.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (3-2) 13, Transylvania (0-2) 3
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-After a scoreless first quarter, Transy netted the first two goals of the contest in the second quarter in about an 11-second span.

-With 8:34 left in the period before the break, a slashing penalty for Transy caused Sewanee to be in a man-up situation, and they took advantage. Six seconds later, Will Pratt netted the man-up goal thanks to a Henry Burns assist.

-Sewanee tied the contest at two goals apiece with a Jake Vaughn goal from Jimmy Parker at the 6:43 mark.

-About a minute and a half later, the Tigers took their first lead of the contest with a Mitchell Ryan goal after causing a turnover.

-Transy started the second half with a goal to even the match at three goals apiece with 10:29 left in the third period.

-From there, the visitors put the offense into high gear, scoring the final 10 goals, including a 7-0 fourth quarter.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Thomas Lynde and Will Pratt each netted three goals each. Lynde also contributed three assists.

-Ryan Stubits totaled five groundballs and collected 10-of-17 faceoffs.

-As a team, the Purple and Gold took 11-of-19 faceoffs, with 5-of-8 in the fourth quarter.

-Bryce Womack (2-2) saved 14 shots in 55 minutes in the cage for Sewanee.

TRANSYLVANIA KEY STATISTICS
-Brad Clements, Josh Mesmer and Trenton Sneed each scored a goal for Transylvania.

-Sneed led the way with six groundballs.

-Michael Webb (0-2) saved seven shots in full time in goal.

UP NEXT
The Tigers return to historic Hardee-McGee Field at Harris Stadium with a noon faceoff against Illinois Wesleyan.

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