By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Bailey Martin tallied five times and passed two assists, but an overtime goal by Sewanee's Pat DiMento ended the Berry College men's lacrosse season with an 18-17 loss to the Tigers in the SAA semifinals on Friday night.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Both teams scored early and often in the contest, with the Vikings ahead 11-9 at halftime.
- Berry then outscored the Tigers 4-2 in the third quarter, but a six goal fourth quarter for Sewanee ended regulation play with both teams tied 17-17.
- DiMento then scored the lone overtime goal just under three and a half minutes into the overtime period, ensuring Sewanee's 18-17 victory.
- Sewanee led the game in shots (52-41) and face offs (21-17), while Berry led in ground balls (48-44) and clears (15-13).
- The Tigers also forced 27 Viking turnovers to their 22.
BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:
- Martin: 5 G, 2 A, 7 SH, 6 SOG, 3 GB
- McKinley Gannon: 3 G, 6 SH, 5 SOG, GB
- Nick Zakucia: 2 G, 2 SH, 2 SOG, 4 GB, 3 CT
- Jason Wilhelm: 2 G, 5 SH, 4 SOG
- Justin Westbrook: G, A, 4 SH, SOG
- Quentin Johnson: G, 2 A, 4 SH, SOG, 7 GB, CT
- Hudson Harris: G, 3 SH, 2 SOG, 2 GB, CT
- Luke Koferi: G, SH, SOG, GB, CT
- Chris Berchock: G, A, 2 SH, SOG, 3 GB, CT
SEWANEE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:
- DiMento: 6 G, 9 SH, 8 SOG
- Peter Brown: 3 G, 2 A, 7 SH, 4 SOG, CT
- Cameron Acuff: 2 G, A, 2 SH, 2 SOG
- Jimmy Parker: 2 G, 5 SH, 3 SOG
- Thomas Lynde: 2 G, 2 A, 5 SH, 3 SOG, 2 GB
- Will Pratt: G, A, 6 SH, 4 SOG, GB
- Drew Crain: G, 3 SH, 2 SOG, GB, CT
- Hayden Hunt: G, 2 A, 7 SH, 2 SOG, 5 GB, CT
- With the win, Sewanee improves to 8-6 on the year, advancing to the SAA Championship game.
- The Vikings finish their season 11-4 overall.