BRIDGEWATER, Va. -- Ferrum College dropped its 2019 men's lacrosse season finale Saturday, April 27, on the road, falling 16-10 to Bridgewater College in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play at Jopson Athletic Conference.
Bridgewater (13-4, 6-4 ODAC)
Ferrum (2-15, 1-9 ODAC)
Bridgewater jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but Jacob Boswell got Ferrum rolling with a pair of goals midway through the first quarter to tie the game. The Eagles scored three more goals before the quarter was finished and held a 5-2 lead heading into the second.
The two teams played evenly at 4-4 in the second quarter, with Boswell and Jack Sheehan finding the back of the next twice each and the first half ending 9-6 in favor of Bridgewater.
Ronald Carney helped Ferrum convert a man-up opportunity less than a minute into the third quarter, scoring off a Cam Steeley pass to make it a 9-7 game. Bridgewater would score three more times to end the third quarter and carry a 12-7 lead into the fourth.
Mackoy Bodmer scored twice for Ferrum to open the fourth, and Sheehan added a goal to trim the lead to 12-10, but that was as close as the Panthers would get. The Eagles closed the game with four unanswered goals for the final count.
Bridgewter: Sean MacLeish 3 goals; Connor McLean 3 goals; Eric Husselbaugh 1 goal, 3 asst;
GK Hunter Bagby (W, 13-4) 60 min, 12 saves
Ferrum: Boswell 4 goals; Sheehan 3 goals; Bodmer 2 goals; Steeley 2 asst;
GK Koby McMahon (L, 1-8) 60 min, 17 saves
Coach Mike Baggetta's team will graduate six seniors in May, while 21 players are eligible to return for the 2020 season.