Men's Lacrosse Cruises to 24-8 Rout of Pirates

Men's Lacrosse Cruises to 24-8 Rout of Pirates

ROME, Ga. — The Berry College men's lacrosse team dominated from the start in a 24-8 thrashing of the Southwestern University (Tex.) Pirates on Tuesday afternoon. The victory pushed Berry's record to 3-5 on the year. 

Josh Baker was 28-of-34 on faceoffs, setting a program record for faceoffs won in a single game. He also set the program record with 17 ground balls. Five Vikings, including Baker, recorded hat-tricks in the outing. Riley Brogdon earned the win in cage, recording 11 saves. 

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • Berry jumped out to a 10-0 lead after the first quarter
  • The Pirates scored back-to-back goals early into the second period, but the Vikings went on a 4-1 run the rest of the way to hold a 15-3 advantage at halftime
  • The Vikings scored four more goals to open the second half and were ahead 20-5 heading to the fourth
  • Berry held a 4-3 advantage in the final period to secure the win.

BERRY STANDOUTS:

UP NEXT:

Berry will travel to Centre on Saturday at 12:00 p.m.