Southern Virginia Downs Pfeiffer Lacrosse, 24-10

Southern Virginia Downs Pfeiffer Lacrosse, 24-10

Men's Lacrosse Falls on the Road at Southern Virginia, 24-10

Buena Vista, Va. (Feb. 16, 2019)
– The Pfeiffer Falcons men's lacrosse team dropped their first game of the season on the road at Southern Virginia

THE BASICS

FINAL – Southern Virginia 24, Pfeiffer 10

Records | Pfeiffer 1-1, SVU 2-0

Location | Buena Vista, Va.

INSIDE THE BOXSCORE
John Allen led all Pfeiffer scorers with five goals while Jared Nelson added three goals and three assists with the loss.  Raymond Cox added a pair of goals to round out the Falcon scoring.

HOW IT HAPPENED

First Quarter
Southern Virginia scored the first four goals of the game, including two from Tennison Schmidt.   Jared Nelson scored the lone Pfeiffer goal at the 6:29 mark.  SVU then reeled off four more goals to take the 8-1 lead.

Second Quarter
Southern Virginia went ahead 9-1 before Raymond Cox scored on an assist from Nelson.  SVU then scored five unanswered goals to go ahead 14-2.  Cox added another to make it 14-3, then Allen and Nelson added two goals to end the quarter.  The Falcons trailed 15-5 at halftime.

Third Quarter
Southern Virginia outscored Pfeiffer 8-3 in the third quarter to lead 23-8.  Allen scored three goals on assists from Nelson, Josh Reffey, and Spencer Stokes.

Fourth Quarter
Allen scored once more with another assist from Nelson at the 13:18 mark, then Nelson netted Pfeiffer's final goal to provide the 24-10 final

Up Next
The Falcons return home to take on Neumann on Feb. 23 at 1:00 p.m.