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Men's Lacrosse downs Southwestern on the road, 13-7

Men's Lacrosse downs Southwestern on the road, 13-7

GEORGETOWN, Texas—Led by junior McHale Schneider with five goals, the Birmingham-Southern men's lacrosse team picked up a road win on Saturday, defeating Southwestern University, 13-7, in Georgetown, Texas.

The Panthers moved to 2-1, while the Pirates fell to 2-2.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Schneider opened the game's scoring with a quick goal within the first 30 seconds, and his brother, freshman Tanner Schneider, scored at the 5:45 mark to put BSC up 2-0.
  • The Pirates cut it to 2-1 by the end of the first quarter, and out-scored BSC 3-2 in the second to tie things up 4-4 by the half.
  • BSC came out strong in the third, out-scoring Southwestern 7-0, with two goals from each of the Schneiders as well as freshman Davis Thompson and one from senior Harris Oates, to put the Panthers up 11-4.
  • The Panthers scored twice more to open the fourth quarter, going up 13-4, and the Pirates added three more goals in the last 2:11 of the game to cut it to 13-7.

NOTABLE

  • McHale Schneider led all players with five goals, followed by Tanner Schneider with three and Thompson with two.
  • Tanner Schneider also recorded three assists, and sophomore David Arnold had two.
  • Sophomore Peyton Heard led with seven ground balls.
  • Junior Hank Harris started in goal and recorded 13 saves in 57:40; freshman Alex Bates came in for the final 2:20.
  • BSC won 13-21 face-offs, led by sophomore Keenan Hudsmith with 12.

UP NEXT

  • The Panthers will face in-state rival Huntingdon this Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. in Montgomery, Ala.