Sewanee Blanks Men's Lacrosse on Salamone Field

Sewanee Blanks Men's Lacrosse on Salamone Field

The men's lacrosse team, playing their first season of collegiate lacrosse, lost to Sewanee on Salamone Field on Friday afternoon, 19-0. The Tigers dominated possession and outshot the Petrels 58-8 to secure the convincing win.

Sewanee raced to a 5-0 advantage following the first quarter and extended the lead to an insurmountable 13-0 cushion by halftime. The Petrels had a couple of chances to dent the scoreboard but shots by Austin Treadwell, Maseo Brown and Michael Kasmarik all were stopped by the Tiger goalie.

The Tigers held a 47-22 advantage in collecting ground balls and, when they did not score, made life tough on Oglethorpe to counter-attack. The Petrels only successfully cleared 3 of 19 attempts throughout the contest while the Tigers were 12-of-13 on their clearance chances.

Oglethorpe goalies John Brewer and Cooper O'Brien combined to make 22 saves on the afternoon.

The Petrels are now 2-5 on the season and will square off with Centre this Sunday at 1:00 p.m. on Salamone Field.