Men’s Lacrosse Cruises to 21-1 Win over Oglethorpe

Men’s Lacrosse Cruises to 21-1 Win over Oglethorpe

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee men's lacrosse team resumed Southern Athletic Association play on Saturday, and the Tigers defeated the Petrels of Oglethorpe, 21-1, from historic Hardee-McGee Field at Harris Stadium.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (6-4, 2-0) 21, Oglethorpe (1-8, 0-3) 1
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers led 12-0 at the halftime intermission, with Thomas Oliver leading the way with two goals, both coming in the second quarter. He finished the contest with three goals.

-The Tigers, led by Henry Burns' two of his three points coming in the second half.

-Oglethorpe's lone goal came with nine minutes left in the contest with a man-up goal.

-In total, 12 different Tigers earned goals in the contest.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Thomas Oliver and Henry Burns each recorded a hat trick in the contest for the home team.

-Will Pratt totaled three assists and scored twice.

-Ryan Stubits won 10-of-14 faceoffs and collected nine groundballs, while Alex DiNardo totaled 9-of-12 faceoffs with six grounders.

-As a team, Sewanee went 19-of-22 on clear attempts, outshot their opponents, 60-10, and allowed 18 turnovers to the opponent's 29.

-Bryce Womack (4-3) saved one shot in the first 15 minutes of the quarter, while Penn Mayhew saved five shots in the final three quarters.

OGLETHORPE KEY STATISTICS
-Nathaniel Gillespie scored the lone goal for OU, with the assist from Jibril Stapleton.

-Ramiro Juarez (1-8) saved 12 shots in the cage.

UP NEXT
SAA play continues next weekend for the men's lacrosse program, as they travel to face the Colonels of Centre College next Saturday in Danville, Ky.

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