By MacKenzie Tuttle, Digital Content Supervisor
MOUNT BERRY, Ga. – Chris Berchock and Luke Koferl each scored three goals as the Berry College men’s lacrosse team opened up Southern Athletic Association play with a 24-2 victory over Oglethorpe University on Wednesday night.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Vikings jumped out to a huge lead, scoring 10 goals in the first quarter.
- The Stormy Petrels scored their only two goals of the game in the first 15 minutes.
- Berry then shut Oglethorpe out for the remainder of the game, tallying 14 more times to ensure the 24-2 victory.
- The Vikings also led the game in ground balls (46-23), shots (61-12) and face offs (17-11).
- Berry also forced 29 Oglethorpe turnovers to their 17.
BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:
- Koferl: 3 G, A, 5 SH, 3 SOG, GB
- Berchock: 3 G, 4 SH, 3 SOG, GB, CT
- Matthew Tatum: 2 G, 3 A, 8 SH, 5 SOG, 6 GB, CT
- Jason Wilhelm: 2 G, 2 SH, 2 SOG
- Cole Johnson: 2 G, 4 SH, 3 SOG, 3 GB, 2 CT
- Bailey Martin: G, 3 A, 7 SH, SOG, 2 GB, CT
- Justin Westbrook: G, 2 A, 2 SH, 2 SOG, GB
- Quentin Johnson: G, 4 A, SH, SOG, GB
- Paolo Falzi: G, 2 A, 2 SH, 2 SOG, GB
- Hudson Harris: G, 3 SH, 2 SOG
- Matt Dominguez: G, 3 SH, 2 SOG, 2 GB, CT
- Evan Sale: G, 3 SH, 2 SOG
- Thomas Brennan: G, 4 A, SH, SOG, 4 GB, CT
- McKinley Gannon: G, SH, SOG
- Miller Hollstein: G, 2 SH, 2 SOG
- Landon Bosworth: G, SH, SOG, 2 GB, 2 CT
- Sean Canfield: G, 3 SH, SOG
OGLETHORPE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:
- Andrew Houghton: 2 G, 5 SH, 4 SOG, 4 GB
- Jibril Stapleton: SH, SOG, 5 GB
- Sean Merritt: 12 SV, 24 GA
- Berry improves to 4-1 on the year, as well as 1-0 in the SAA.
- Oglethorpe falls to 0-6 and 0-1.
- Seventeen players tallied at least once in the victory for Berry.
Berry will host Otterbein in their next matchup this Friday, March 3 at 4:00pm.