Panthers Drop SAA Opener to Sewanee

Panthers Drop SAA Opener to Sewanee

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Birmingham-Southern women's lacrosse team suffered an 18-10 home loss to Southern Athletic Association foe Sewanee on Sunday afternoon.

Birmingham-Southern opened the scoring in the game with a goal from Mari Clair Harmon (Houston, Texas/Northland Christian HS), but the Tigers responded with three straight goals.

BSC added three more goals from Jade Cox (Rome, Ga./Darlington School), Katie Gleeson (Franklin, Tenn./Franklin HS) and Harmon before halftime but went into the break down 14-4.

In the second half, the Panthers held Sewanee to four goals but could not fully erase the deficit, scoring six goals to bring the final score to 18-10 in the visitor's favor.

Harmon, Cox and Gleeson finished the game with three goals each. Freshman Kendal Vick (Madison, Ala./James Clemons HS) scored BSC's other goal.

Gleeson led the team in caused turnovers with four and groundballs with 10.

Goalkeeper Alexus Howard (Spring Hill, Tenn./Franklin HS) played all 60 minutes in goal for the Panthers recording eight saves.

With the loss, Birmingham-Southern falls to 0-2 and 0-1 in the SAA.

The Panthers will travel to Division II's Montevallo for their next game on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.



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