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Men's Lacrosse opens with 13-6 victory over Piedmont

McHale Schneider (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)
McHale Schneider (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)

DEMOREST, Ga.—After out-scoring Piedmont 10-2 in the first half, the Birmingham-Southern men's lacrosse team went on to win 13-6 in its season opener, Friday afternoon at Walker Athletic Complex in Demorest, Ga.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Junior McHale Schneider opened scoring with two goals in the first five minutes, and BSC led 3-1 at the end of the first quarter.
  • The Panthers scored three quick goals to open the second quarter and go up 6-1 before the Lions added their second goal of the game at the 6:45 mark.
  • BSC ended the half with four straight goals to lead 10-2 at halftime, and out-scored Piedmont 3-0 in the third to lead 13-2.
  • Piedmont scored four in the fourth quarter while holding BSC scoreless.

NOTABLE

  • Schneider and sophomore David Arnold led BSC with three goals apiece.
  • Senior Evan Lalande and freshman Davis Thompson added two goals each.
  • The Panthers dominated in ground balls, 42-13, led by freshman Greg Wallace with seven.
  • Senior Derek Wass led with five caused turnovers.
  • Junior Hank Harris started and played the first half in goal, recording one save; freshman Alex Bates came in for the second half.
  • BSC was 17-21 on face-offs, led by sophomore Keenan Hudsmith who was 17-20.

UP NEXT

  • The Panthers open their home slate this Sunday, Feb. 14, hosting Colorado College at noon on Battle Field at Krulak Stadium.