ROME, Ga.—The Birmingham-Southern men's lacrosse team went on the road today and picked up its first win of the 2012 season, defeating Berry College 11-5.
The Panthers are now 1-1, while the Vikings fall to 0-1.
BSC scored the first two goals of the game, and Berry responded with two goals to tie it up 2-2 by the end of the first quarter.
The Panthers stepped it up and scored four goals in the second quarter, leading 6-2 at the half, and then scored three straight goals in the third quarter to go up 9-2.
In the fourth quarter, the Vikings opened with three straight goals to cut it to 9-5, but BSC scored twice more down the stretch while holding Berry scoreless for the 11-5 victory.
Junior Andrew Huffman played the entire game in goal, recording 13 saves.
The Panthers open their home schedule this Wednesday, Feb. 22, against Huntingdon College at 6:30 p.m. in Panther Stadium.