Vikes defeat Alma College, 10-3

Vikes defeat Alma College, 10-3

ROME, Ga. – Cory Hall had 5 points and Duncan Tilka made 11 saves as Berry College defeated Alma College, 10-3, on Friday afternoon.

The Vikings improved to 2-0. The visiting Scots dropped to 1-2.

Berry led 5-2 at halftime. Hall had 3 goals and 2 assists for BC. Maxwell Smerka scored once and had 2 assists. Quentin Johnson had 2 fourth quarter goals, including the game's final tally with 59 seconds remaining.

Tilka, a freshman making his first collegiate start, improved to 1-0. The Vikings allowed a goal in each of the first 3 periods and outscored Alma 4-0 in the final quarter. Viking defender Jack Chase caused 4 Alma turnovers and scooped 6 ground balls for the home team.

Berry had the edge in shots, 28-22. The Scots, however, led in ground balls (30-29) and faceoffs (17-4).

Austin Irrer netted a goal and dished 2 helpers for the Scots. Al Lesperance started in the cage for Alma. He made 10 saves and allowed 9 Berry goals.

Berry College hosts the Milwaukee School of Engineering on Monday at 4 p.m.