Lynn, Swagler Lead BSC Against Sewanee

Lynn, Swagler Lead BSC Against Sewanee

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern men's soccer team used two second-half goals on knock off the Sewanee Tigers 2-0 at Preston Goldfarb Field on Friday night.

A tough matchup between the two Southern Athletic Association rivals went 66 minutes scoreless before sophomore forward Jackson Lynn (Homewood, Ala./Homewood HS), off a long cross into the box from junior midfielder Brother Swagler (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook HS), found the opening goal to give BSC the 1-0 lead.

It would not be the last time Panther fans would hear from Lynn and Swagler.

With under two minutes to play, it was Swagler's turn to score. This time Lynn provided the assist, sending a long through ball to Swagler who finished past Sewanee keeper with a strike into the top left corner of the net. The goal sealed the 2-0 victory for the Panthers and improved their record to 6-4-1 on the year.

Junior goalkeeper Galen Curry (Birmingham, Ala./Spain Park HS) finished the match with six saves and recorded the win.

Birmingham-Southern outshot Sewanee 12 to 10. The Panthers and Tigers had five corner kicks each and the two teams combined for 18 fouls.

The Panthers return to Goldfarb Field on Sunday, Oct. 8 for Senior Day against the Centre Colonels. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 P.M.