Men’s Lacrosse Blanks Houghton (NY) 23-0 In Final Home Game Of 2013 Season

Men’s Lacrosse Blanks Houghton (NY) 23-0 In Final Home Game Of 2013 Season
ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union's men's lacrosse team defeated Houghton 23-0 Saturday afternoon at Mount Union Stadium in the 2013 season home game finale.

The Purple Raiders (6-6) were led by freshman Hogan Harris (Medina/Medina) who tallied eight points in the game with eight goals. Harris beat his previous record of six goals in a game against Franciscan (April 3rd). Harris now shares a tie for the team record of goals scored by a single player in a period with four goals sharing with teammate freshman Josh Bender (Delaware/Delaware Hayes) who scored four goals in the fourth period against Franciscan.

Freshman Michael Taylor (Broadview Heights/Brecksville-Broadview Heights) chipped in with seven points in the victory with two goals and five assists. Taylor now holds the most assists in a game by a Raider at five beating his previous best of four, which he achieved twice. 

The Highlanders (3-8) were led by Josh Haingray who tallied 10 saves on 17 shots while allowing seven goals. Josh Bailey recorded team high four ground balls for Houghton. 

Mount Union would score 10 goals in the first period led by Harris who had four of the 10 as the Raiders would set a new team record with most goals in a period. Mount Union's previous best was nine goals in a period when they scored nine in the fourth period against Franciscan. 

The Raiders would net four more goals in the second period to take the 14-0 lead into halftime. Mount Union would come out of the half and score six goals in the third period led by Harris with three goals. Mount Union would head to the fourth period with the shutout still in sight with a 20-0 lead.  

Mount Union would find the back of the net three more times in the fourth period going on for the 23-0 victory as freshman Collin Peters (Portland, Ore./Sunset) recorded four saves on four shots for the game. Peters recorded his first clean sheet in his college career and is 6-6 on the season in goal for the Raiders.

Mount Union will travel to Pittsburgh, Pa. to take on La Roche on Wednesday, April 24th at 4:00 pm.

SCORING   1   2   3   4   FINAL
Houghton (N.Y.) (3-8,)   0   0   0   0   0
Mount Union (6-6,)   10   4   6   3   23


-- 1st --   Houghton (N.Y.)   Mount Union
Mount Union   12:06   Toren Moore (unassisted)   0   1
Mount Union   11:34   Josh Stephens (Carl Sopczyk)   0   2
Mount Union   09:59   Hogan Harris (Michael Taylor)   0   3
Mount Union   09:17   Hogan Harris (unassisted)   0   4
Mount Union   08:46   Hogan Harris (Nick Ameo)   0   5
Mount Union   07:08   Mike Richardson (unassisted)   0   6
Mount Union   05:00   Josh Bender (unassisted)   0   7
Mount Union   04:48   Andrew Dorman (unassisted)   0   8
Mount Union   03:24   Zach Maxey (Michael Taylor)   0   9
Mount Union   02:29   Hogan Harris (Josh Stephens)   0   10
-- 2nd --   Houghton (N.Y.)   Mount Union
Mount Union   13:22   UP - Michael Taylor (unassisted)   0   11
Mount Union   04:49   Hogan Harris (Michael Taylor)   0   12
Mount Union   04:03   Nick Ameo (unassisted)   0   13
Mount Union   00:02   Michael Taylor (unassisted)   0   14
-- 3rd --   Houghton (N.Y.)   Mount Union
Mount Union   14:34   Josh Stephens (unassisted)   0   15
Mount Union   11:37   Hogan Harris (Toren Moore)   0   16
Mount Union   05:31   Hogan Harris (Michael Taylor)   0   17
Mount Union   03:48   Hogan Harris (Michael Taylor)   0   18
Mount Union   02:36   UP - Toren Moore (Josh Bender)   0   19
Mount Union   02:29   Carl Sopczyk (Andrew Rosati)   0   20
-- 4th --   Houghton (N.Y.)   Mount Union
Mount Union   09:32   Zach Maxey (Mike Richardson)   0   21
Mount Union   02:45   Cody Engelhardt (Mike Richardson)   0   22
Mount Union   01:41   Nick Ameo (Cody Engelhardt)   0   23


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