ROME, Ga. – Berry College defeated Millsaps College, 12-5, in a Southern Athletic Association quarterfinal match on Saturday.
The Vikings moved to 11-3 on the season and will play Centre College on Friday at Sewanee in the SAA semifinals. Millsaps ended its year at 6-11.
Saturday's contest was much closer than last week's 16-5 victory at Ford Field. In the previous game BC led 11-0 before the Majors got on the scoreboard.
In contrast, this game was tied 2-2 at the end of the first quarter. Berry, however, upped its advantage to 7-3 at halftime. BC tallied first in the second half and never led by fewer than five goals thereafter.
The Vikings had the edge in shots (45-21), ground balls (39-16) and faceoffs (11-8).
Simon Sherman tallied twice for Millsaps.