ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union's men's lacrosse team won over Olivet (Mich.) 15-7 Saturday afternoon at Mount Union Stadium.
The Purple Raiders (4-4) were led by freshman Josh Stephens (North Canton/Green) who tallied six points in the game with three goals and three assists. Freshman Hogan Harris (Medina/Medina) tallied five points with five goals in the victory for the Raiders.
Mount Union freshman Toren Moore (Columbus/Hilliard-Darby) scored four goals tallying four points. Freshmen Michael Taylor (Broadview Heights/Brecksville-Broadview Heights), Andrew Rosati (Streetsboro/Walsh Jesuit) and Mike Richardson (Parma/Holy Name) each scored one apiece for the Raiders.
The Comets (6-3) were led by Dakota Badder who tallied four points on four goals in the loss for Olivet. Cameron Bazin, Jordan Stover and James Collins were all held to one goal apiece.
Mount Union and Olivet would be tied 2-2 after the first period with Moore scoring both of the Raiders goals. The Raiders would outscore the Comets 4-3 in the second period taking the 6-5 lead into halftime.
Mount Union would hold Olivet to one goal in the third period as the Raiders would score three to take the 9-6 lead into the final period of play. The Raiders would outscore the Comets 6-1 in the final period scoring on two man-up opportunities, going on for the 15-7 victory.
Mount Union travels to Franciscan on Wednesday, April 3rd at 4:00 pm in Steubenville, Ohio.
-- 1st -- Olivet (Mich.) Mount Union
Mount Union 10:12 Toren Moore (unassisted) 0 1
Olivet (Mich.) 08:29 James Collins (Cameron Bazin) 1 1
Mount Union 07:53 Toren Moore (Michael Taylor) 1 2
Olivet (Mich.) 01:40 Dakota Badder (unassisted) 2 2
-- 2nd -- Olivet (Mich.) Mount Union
Mount Union 13:49 Josh Stephens (unassisted) 2 3
Olivet (Mich.) 12:30 Jordan Stover (Jack Ranson) 3 3
Mount Union 10:12 Josh Stephens (unassisted) 3 4
Olivet (Mich.) 07:49 UP - Dakota Badder (unassisted) 4 4
Olivet (Mich.) 06:19 Dakota Badder (unassisted) 5 4
Mount Union 04:51 Hogan Harris (Josh Stephens) 5 5
Mount Union 04:25 Toren Moore (unassisted) 5 6
-- 3rd -- Olivet (Mich.) Mount Union
Mount Union 09:02 Toren Moore (unassisted) 5 7
Mount Union 06:44 Hogan Harris (unassisted) 5 8
Olivet (Mich.) 04:18 UP - Dakota Badder (unassisted) 6 8
Mount Union 02:16 Josh Stephens (unassisted) 6 9
-- 4th -- Olivet (Mich.) Mount Union
Mount Union 12:19 Hogan Harris (unassisted) 6 10
Mount Union 11:46 UP - Michael Taylor (Josh Stephens) 6 11
Mount Union 08:54 Hogan Harris (Michael Taylor) 6 12
Mount Union 05:48 UP - Hogan Harris (Josh Stephens) 6 13
Olivet (Mich.) 04:44 Cameron Bazin (unassisted) 7 13
Mount Union 01:45 Mike Richardson (unassisted) 7 14
Mount Union 00:08 Andrew Rosati (Michael Taylor) 7 15
Shots: Olivet (Mich.) 41, Mount Union 59
Shots on goal: Olivet (Mich.) 24, Mount Union 31
Saves: Olivet (Mich.) 16, Mount Union 17