Men's Lacrosse Advances to SAA Semifinals Over Hendrix

Men's Lacrosse Advances to SAA Semifinals Over Hendrix

ROME, Ga. — The Berry College men's lacrosse team defeated Hendrix College 15-6 in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon, advancing to the semifinals against Centre next Friday.

Chris Berchock led the team offensively, scoring a trio of goals. Justin Westbrook, McKinley Gannon and Andrew Elgin each added a pair. Riley Brogdon earned the win in cage, collecting six saves.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Hendrix struck first, but Berry scored four unanswered goals to take a 4-1 advantage in the second quarter. 
  • The Warriors tallied a man up score, before the Vikings went on another streak to hold a 6-2 lead at the break.
  • Berry dominated the second half, outscoring the Warriors 9-4 to secure the victory.

BERRY STANDOUTS:

  • Chris Berchock: 3 G, 6 SOG
  • Justin Westbrook: 2 G, 1 AST, 4 SH
  • McKinley Gannon: 2 G, 9 SH
  • Andrew Elgin: 2 G, 8 SH

UP NEXT:

Berry travels to face Centre in the semifinals on Friday.