SALEM, Va. - The Sewanee men's lacrosse team opened the season with No. 13 Roanoke on Friday. The Maroons took the contest, 17-7, from Kerr Stadium.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Roanoke (1-0) 17, Sewanee (0-1) 7
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Maroons netted the first three goals of the contest, but Sewanee broke its side of the scoreboard with eight seconds remaining with an unassisted goal by Daniel Burnum.
-Despite the momentum by Sewanee at the end of the first period, it immediately shifted to the home team, as they went on a 6-0 scoring run in the second quarter.
-The Tigers made the contest as close as a five-goal deficit with 13:53 left in the third, but the Maroons put it away with three straight goals in almost a 5:30 span.
-Roanoke is ranked 13th according to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA).
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Daniel Burnum scored four goals on nine total shots.
Ryan Stubits won 19-of-28 face offs and scooped up 14 ground balls.
-Bryce Womack (0-1) saved 13 shots in full time.
ROANOKE KEY STATISTICS
-Wyatt Naylor scored six points on five goals and an assist.
-Ian Davies (1-0) saved 10 shots in 57:20 of action in between the pipes.
The Tigers' opening weekend trip concludes Sunday afternoon at Guilford.