Women’s Lacrosse Downs Birmingham-Southern, Huntingdon in Sunday Two-City Doubleheader

Women’s Lacrosse Downs Birmingham-Southern, Huntingdon in Sunday Two-City Doubleheader

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. / MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Sewanee women's lacrosse team saw much of the State of Alabama on Sunday, but at their two destinations of Birmingham and Montgomery, the Tigers outscored their opponents 36-12 with an 18-10 win over Birmingham-Southern and an 18-2 victory over Huntingdon.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score, Game 1: Sewanee 18, Birmingham-Southern (0-2, 0-1) 10
Final Score, Game 2: Sewanee (3-0) 18, Huntingdon (0-3) 2
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HOW IT HAPPENED, BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN
-After a shutout on Saturday, BSC scored the first goal on the Sewanee defense in 2019 almost two minutes in the contest.

-3:01 into the contest, Sewanee reclaimed the lead and never looked back. The Tigers scored three goals, all assisted by Grace Zechman, in a five-minute span.

-BSC made it a one-goal affair, 3-2, with 21:23 left in the half, but the Tigers answered with an 11-2 run in the final 20 minutes to lead 14-4 at the break en route to an 18-10 victory.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Sarah Strand, Brooke Winfield and Hattie Fogarty each recorded a hat trick for Sewanee against BSC.

-Grace Zechman assisted on seven of the team's 18 goals.

-Grace Fulton scooped up nine ground balls, won eight draws and forced four turnovers.

-Amanda Jenkins (1-0) saved five shots in 23:31 in between the pipes.

BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN KEY STATISTICS
-Mari Clair Harmon, Jade Cox and Katie Gleeson each scored three goals for BSC.

-Alexus Howard (0-2) saved eight shots in full time.

HOW IT HAPPENED, HUNTINGDON
-In the second game in the second city, the Tigers and Hawks were even with 26:47 left in the opening half, but the Tigers offense posted an 11-1 run at the break.

-Sewanee saw 13 players score in the contest, as the team wrapped up the three-city, two-day trip outscoring the opposition 55-12.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Mary Kate Myers scored four goals on five shots.

-Anna Day and Grace Zechman each scored two goals for the Tigers, while Grace Fulton won six draws.

-The Sewanee quartet of goalkeepers, Caroline Roncalli (1-0), Brianna Young, Amanda Jenkins and Molly Morris limited the Hawks to five shots.

HUNTINGDON KEY STATISTICS
-Savannah Ryan and Keirstin Cramer each scored for Huntingdon.

-Morgan Coppini (0-3) saved six shots.

UP NEXT
The Tigers will wrap up the season-opening road swing with a trip to Minneapolis with a contest at Augsburg on Saturday.

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