MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Senior Kendrick Ballard scored with 62 seconds left in overtime to help the Huntingdon men's lacrosse team knock off Hendrix College 6-5 on Sunday.
The win was the fifth in seven meetings with the Warriors. Huntingdon is 4-0 against Hendrix at Samford Stadium since the series began in 2012.
The Hawks controlled the game early and built a 3-0 lead early in the second quarter. Huntingdon led 4-1 at halftime before Hendrix rallied in the second half.
The Warriors scored three straight goals to tie the game 4-4 entering the fourth quarter. Ballard's second goal of the game put the Hawks back in front midway through the fourth quarter. But Hendrix tied the game 5-5 on a man-up goal in the final four minutes of regulation to force overtime.
Goalie Matt Murphy recorded 10 saves and allowed five goals.
Records: Huntingdon (3-0); Hendrix (2-1)
Quick Facts: Sunday's win pushed Huntingdon's record to 3-0. This is just the second 3-0 start in seven seasons for the Hawks. The 2016 team also started 3-0 … This was the second overtime victory against Hendrix in seven games. The Hawks won the first game of the series 9-8 in overtime at Samford Stadium in 2012.
Coming Up: Huntingdon hosts Oglethorpe on Wednesday at 6 p.m.