Sewanee Unable to Fend Off Randolph's Second Half Surge

Sewanee Unable to Fend Off Randolph's Second Half Surge

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Three unanswered goals by Randolph College in the second half was the deciding factor in the contest as the Sewanee men's soccer team earn a weekend split with a 4-2 loss at the BSC Labor Day Classic at the Goldfarb Field.

The Wildcats (1-1) struck first in the contest with an unassisted goal by Adam Watson in the ninth minute.

However, the Tigers (1-1) broke the scoreboard with a Zach Birkhead netting his first goal of the year to tie the contest at one.

Heading into the second half, Randolph tallied three goals in a 20-minute span in the second half.

The Purple and Gold did score a 71st minute goal by Alpo Sipila, but it was not enough for the Tigers in the contest.

Will Merriman (1-1) finished with three saves in the contest.

Up next, the Tigers remain away from the mountain, but the team will travel to Covenant on Sept. 6 for 6:30 p.m. CT kickoff from Lookout Mountain, Ga.

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