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BSC Men’s Lacrosse Falls To Greensboro

CUMMING, Ga. --  Alex Vander Hoff scored four goals to lead Greensboro College (2-4) to a 10-5 win over the Birmingham-Southern Men's Lacrosse team (2-3) Saturday in a neutral site game played at West Forsyth High School.

Nicco DeRosa led the Panthers with two goals and an assist while Evan Lalande, Mike Vansickle and Matt Ivie each had one goal.

Brennan Ott had a team-high 10 ground balls and was 6-of-13 in face offs. Conor Breslin followed with five and DeRosa and Peter Raffanti followed with four.

Andrew Huffman made 10 saves for BSC while GC's Mitchell Kanowicz registered five saves.  

The Panthers held a 2-1 lead after the first period. Lalande scored an unassisted goal with 12:47 left and DeRosa added a goal just over two minutes later to give BSC a 2-0 lead.  Scott Schowalter got GC on the board for the first time with 1:19 remaining.

Vander Hoff tied the game off an assist from Brodie Ceperich less than two minutes into the secon quarter.  Ivie gave the Panthers the lead off a pass from Raffanti with 12:15 to go only to see Justin Pearson tie the game, 3-3, at the 7:43 left in the second.

Schowalter, Blaine Wise, Vander Hoff and Ryan Kissner tallied third quarter goals to give Greensboro a 7-3 heading to the final period.

Maxx Aiken started the fourth quarter scoring to give GC an 8-3 lead before Nicco DeRosa cut the deficit to 8-4 at the 10:18 mark.  

Vander Hoff gave GC a 9-4 edge with 4:35 remaining and Mike Vansickle added BSC's final goal with 3:23 to cut the lead to 9-5. 

Vander Hoff scored with 2:38 left in the final quarter for the final goal of the afternoon.

Birmingham-Southern plays St. John's Fisher at Lambert High School in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday.