SUWANEE, Ga. – Evan Lalande scored three goals but Birmingham Southern (2-4) could not hold a 4-3 lead in a 7-4 loss to St. John Fisher (3-1) in a neutral site game at Longhorn Stadium Friday in Suwanee.
Lalande gave BSC a 1-0 lead on an unassisted goal with 13:27 left in the first quarter before St. John Fisher scored two goals to close the quarter with a 2-1 lead.
Lalande's second goal tied the game, 2-2, at 11:41 of the second quarter before Michael Russell gave St. John Fisher a 3-2 lead with 5:44 remaining.
Lalande and Matt Ivie added the final two goals of the second quarter to give BSC a 4-3 halftime lead.
St. John Fisher added two goals in the third and fourth quarters to earn the 7-4 win.
Michael Boisvert and Jeff Wester led SJF with two goals apiece while Wster had three assists. Pat Russell had a team-high three ground balls. Goal keeper Jame Campagna registered 12 saves.
The Panthers return home to host Southern Athletic Association member Millsaps at Panther Stadium on Tuesday at 7 p.m.