Men’s Lacrosse Picks Up Second Win Of Season On The Road At Hiram 21-3

HIRAM, Ohio – Mount Union's men's lacrosse team won on the road at Hiram 21-3 on Tuesday Evening.

The Purple Raiders (2-3) were led by freshman Michael Taylor (Broadview Heights/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) as he tallied nine points in the contest with five goals and four assists. Freshman Hogan Harris (Medina/Medina) contributed in the game as he totaled five points with four goals and one assist.

The Terriers (0-4) were led by Greg Summers who tallied two points with two goals and Thomas Kuczma who tallied two points with one goal and one assist.

Mount Union took control of the game as they shut out the Terriers in the first quarter while scoring five goals, taking the 5-0 lead into the second quarter. Mount Union got on the board first as freshman Carl Sopczyk (Glens Falls, N.Y./Glens Falls)  scored within 58 second of the start of the game.

Mount Union outscored Hiram 7-1 in the second quarter as Summers scored the lone goal for the Terriers. Freshmen duo of Harris and Toren Moore (Columbus/Hilliard Darby) propelled the Raiders scoring two apiece in the quarter. The Raiders took the 12-1 lead into halftime.

The Raiders extended their lead to 16 goals as they outscored Hiram 6-1 in the third quarter before heading into the final quarter of play, 18-2. Mount Union went on for the 21-3 victory as the Raiders put in three goals in the final quarter.

Mount Union travels to Trine (Ind.) Saturday, March 23rd face-off is set for 2:00 pm.

Goals by period   1st   2nd   3rd   4th   Total
Mount Union   5   7   6   3   21
Hiram   0   1   1   1   3

 

Scoring summary:
  Prd Time Team Type Goal scorer Assist V-H
1 1st 14:02 Mount Union Even Carl Sopczyk (unassisted) 1-0
2 1st 12:12 Mount Union Even Josh Bender (Josh Stephens) 2-0
3 1st 09:49 Mount Union UP Michael Taylor (unassisted) 3-0
4 1st 05:02 Mount Union Even Josh Stephens (unassisted) 4-0
5 1st 00:24 Mount Union Even Michael Taylor (Hogan Harris) 5-0
6 2nd 14:04 Hiram Even Greg Summers (Thomas Kuczma) 5-1
7 2nd 13:38 Mount Union Even Michael Taylor (unassisted) 6-1
8 2nd 12:25 Mount Union Even Josh Bender (unassisted) 7-1
9 2nd 10:36 Mount Union Even Toren Moore (Carl Sopczyk) 8-1
10 2nd 06:08 Mount Union Even Toren Moore (Mike Richardson) 9-1
11 2nd 05:38 Mount Union Even Hogan Harris (Michael Taylor) 10-1
12 2nd 04:47 Mount Union Even Mike Richardson (unassisted) 11-1
13 2nd 00:46 Mount Union Even Hogan Harris (Josh Stephens) 12-1
14 3rd 10:52 Mount Union Even Mike Richardson (Michael Taylor) 13-1
15 3rd 09:36 Mount Union Even Zach Maxey (Toren Moore) 14-1
16 3rd 09:14 Mount Union Even Hogan Harris (Michael Taylor) 15-1
17 3rd 05:52 Mount Union UP Andrew Rosati (Carl Sopczyk) 16-1
18 3rd 05:05 Mount Union Even Michael Taylor (Andrew Dorman) 17-1
19 3rd 03:22 Mount Union Even Josh Stephens (unassisted) 18-1
20 3rd 00:02 Hiram Even Thomas Kuczma (unassisted) 18-2
21 4th 14:40 Hiram Even Greg Summers (unassisted) 18-3
22 4th 08:41 Mount Union Even Hogan Harris (Michael Taylor) 19-3
23 4th 07:20 Mount Union Even Micahel Taylor (unassisted) 20-3
21 4th 06:07 Mount Union Even Nick Ameo (unassisted) 21-3

 

Shots: Mount Union 51, Hiram 25

Shots on goal: Mount Union 36, Hiram 15

Saves: Mount Union 12, Hiram 15
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