Men's Lacrosse rolls past Oglethorpe, 23-8

Tanner Schneider (photo by Gay VanMeter)
Tanner Schneider (photo by Gay VanMeter)

ATLANTA, Ga.—Led by freshman Tanner Schneider with four goals, the Birmingham-Southern men's lacrosse team cruised to a 23-8 win against Oglethorpe, Friday afternoon in Atlanta, Ga.

The Panthers moved to 11-3 overall and 4-2 in the Southern Athletic Association. The Stormy Petrels fell to 0-14 overall and 0-6 in the SAA.


  • BSC scored early and often to start the game, going up 9-0 after the first quarter and then leading 14-3 at the half.
  • Oglethorpe held a 4-3 advantage in the third quarter, bringing the score to 17-7, but the Panthers opened the fourth with six straight goals to pull ahead 23-7.
  • The Petrels scored the final goal of the game with 29 seconds remaining, bringing it to 23-8.


  • Schneider led with four goals, followed by his brother, junior McHale Schneider, with three.
  • Junior Thomas Grove picked up a game-high 12 ground balls, and junior Justin Session led with four caused turnovers.
  • Junior Hank Harris started in goal, but played only 6:41, making one save, before freshman Alex Bates came in for the next 33:47, also recording one save.
  • Bates picked up his first career win in the net.
  • Freshman Zachary Matthews played the final 19:32 in goal and recorded two saves.


  • BSC wraps up regular season action this Sunday, April 10, facing Berry on the road at 3 p.m. EDT in Rome, Ga.