Fontbonne vs. Sewanee
February 18, 2012
The Game Story:
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (Feb. 18, 2012) – The Sewanee men's lacrosse team opened its 2012 season with an impressive 13-10 win at Fontbonne, Saturday.

The Tigers (1-0) and Fontbonne stayed close early. The game was tied 3-3 after the first quarter, and 6-6 by halftime. As play continued, Sewanee finally took control in the third when with the Tigers found themselves up 10-8 by the end of the period.

Sewanee added three scores before the Griffins finally netted two late goals for the final margin.

Sewanee was led by Michael Morris, who posted five goals and an assist. Jack Thomasson and Davis Brown pitched in two goals each, while Reed Daniel, Pierce Leonard, and Thomas Moore added a goal and an assist. Freshman Lincoln Leahy also found the back of the net in his first career collegiate contest.

Defensively, Geoff Pippin won 15 out of 24 face-offs and picked up six ground balls. Additionally, goalkeepers Spencer Graves and Tommy Healy combined for 10 saves.

Sewanee returns to Saturday, February 25th against Wittenberg University. That contest will begin at 1:00 p.m. in Nashville, Tennessee.

For more information on Sewanee athletics, please visit www.SewaneeTigers.com.