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.
-Will Pratt totaled three assists and scored twice.
-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.
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.
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.