March 9, 2013

Men’s Lacrosse: Raiders Fall To Centre (Ky.) 17-8

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union's men's lacrosse team drops second game of the season as they fall to Centre (Ky.) Saturday afternoon 17-8 at Mount Union Stadium.

The Purple Raiders (1-2) were led by freshman Micahel Taylor (Broadview Heights/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) who tallied five points in the contest with three goals and two assists. Taylor now has four season goals and five season assists.

The Colonels (2-0) were led by junior duo Zack Connors and Peter Murphy and sophomore Wesley Hardman who all tallied four points in the game. Connor had two goals and two assists as Murphy had one goal and three assists while Hardman scored four goals for Centre.

Centre scored first as Hardman scored at the 13:13 mark to give the Colonels the 1-0 lead. Mount Union put two goals in from Taylor and freshman Liam Creagh (Massapequa, Ny/Massapequa) to take the 2-1 lead with 7:08 remaining in the opening quarter.

The Colonels scored two more goals to take the 3-2 lead to the end of the first quarter. Centre would score seven unanswered goals in the second quarter before Mount Union freshman Josh Bender (Delaware/Delaware-Hayes) scored at the 5:36 mark on a man-up opportunity. The Colonels would net two more before taking the 12-3 lead into the halftime break.

Mount Union would answer every goal the Colonels would put up in the third quarter, 3-3, as Centre would take the 15-6 lead at the end of the third quarter. Centre would score first in the final quarter on a man-up opportunity as Mount Union answered with a goal at the 5:52 mark.

Centre extended their lead to 10 goals at the 1:57 mark, 17-7. Mount Union, man down, would score with under 10 seconds in the game as freshman Carl Sopczyk (Glens Falls, NY/Glens Falls) scored on a pass from Taylor to cut the Colonels lead to nine. Centre would go on to the 17-8 victory as time expired. 

Mount Union returns to action Saturday, March 16th as they travel to Kenyon where face-off is slated for 1:00 pm. 

 

Lacrosse Box Score ( Final)
Centre (Ky.) vs. Mount Union (Sat, March 9, 2013 at Alliance, Ohio)

Centre (Ky.) (2-0,) vs. Mount Union (1-2,)
Date: Sat, March 9, 2013
Attendance: 119
Weather: 52 degrees sunny/partly cloudy

Goals by period Centre (Ky.) Mount Union
1st 3 2
2nd 9 1
3rd 3 3
4th 2 2
Total 17 8 

Scoring summary:

 

Prd

Time

Team

Type

Goal scorer

Assist

H-V

1

1st

01:08

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Corey Krill (0)

(undefined)

0-1

2

1st

06:27

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Connor Stubbs (0)

Zack Connors (undefined)

0-2

3

1st

07:08

Mount Union

Even

Liam Creagh (1)

(undefined)

1-2

4

1st

09:39

Mount Union

Man up

Michael Taylor (2)

Josh Stephens (undefined)

2-2

5

1st

13:13

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Wesley Hardman (0)

(undefined)

2-3

6

2nd

01:04

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Morgan Mayes (0)

(undefined)

2-4

7

2nd

04:35

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Matt Hughes (0)

(undefined)

2-5

8

2nd

05:36

Mount Union

Man up

Josh Bender (6)

Michael Taylor (undefined)

3-5

9

2nd

05:58

Centre (Ky.)

Man up

Wesley Hardman (0)

Zack Connors (undefined)

3-6

10

2nd

06:51

Centre (Ky.)

Man up

Zack Connors (0)

Connor Stubbs (undefined)

3-7

11

2nd

10:35

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Matt Hughes (0)

Peter Murphy (undefined)

3-8

12

2nd

12:43

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Joey Lencewicz (0)

(undefined)

3-9

13

2nd

13:04

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Wesley Hardman (0)

Seth Gray (undefined)

3-10

14

2nd

13:53

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Zack Connors (0)

(undefined)

3-11

15

2nd

14:07

Centre (Ky.)

Man up

Wesley Hardman (0)

(undefined)

3-12

16

3rd

04:18

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Peter Murphy (0)

(undefined)

3-13

17

3rd

05:40

Mount Union

Even

Michael Taylor (4)

Josh Stephens (undefined)

4-13

18

3rd

06:25

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Phillip Malloy (0)

Peter Murphy (undefined)

4-14

19

3rd

08:08

Mount Union

Even

Mike Richardson (2)

(undefined)

5-14

20

3rd

09:17

Mount Union

Man up

Michael Taylor (3)

Josh Stephens (undefined)

6-14

21

3rd

13:22

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Sam Rush (0)

(undefined)

6-15

22

4th

00:08

Mount Union

Man down

Carl Sopczyk (4)

Michael Taylor (undefined)

7-15

23

4th

01:57

Centre (Ky.)

Even

Robert Anthony (0)

Joey Lencewicz (undefined)

7-16

24

4th

05:52

Mount Union

Even

Hogan Harris (1)

(undefined)

8-16

25

4th

11:47

Centre (Ky.)

Man up

Seth Gray (0)

Peter Murphy (undefined)

8-17

Shots: Centre (Ky.) 41, Mount Union 24

Shots on goal: Centre (Ky.) 26, Mount Union 17

Saves: Centre (Ky.) 9, Mount Union 9

 
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