BETHANY, W.Va. -- Mount Union's men's lacrosse team won its fifth straight game with a 20-4 win at Bethany Wednesday in Bethany, West Virginia
The Purple Raiders are now 6-3 overall on the season while Bethany falls to 3-7 overall.
Mount Union got a season-high four goals from Toren Moore (Columbus/Hilliard Darby), while Michael Taylor (Broadview Hts/Brecksville-Broadview Hts) had three goals and an assist and Chris Daley (Wilmington, Del./Dupont) had a goal and three assists.
Hogan Harris (Medina/Medina) also had five ground balls for the Raiders.
Harris and Moore started the scoring with a pair of goals in the first three minutes of the game before Bethany closed the gap to 2-1 at the nine minute mark of the first quarter.
Mount Union then scored six unanwsered goals to lead 8-1 at the break.
The teams traded two goals each in the first seven minutes of the third quarter to give Mount Union a 10-3 lead.
The Raiders then scored seven straight goals before Bethany got on the board again then Mount Union closed it out with two more scores and the 20-4 win.
Mount Union next plays on Wednesday, April 2 at 7 pm against LaRoche (Pa.) at Mount Union Stadium.
|Mount Union (6-3)||5||3||8||4||20|
|Bethany (W.Va.) (3-7)||1||0||2||1||4|
ASSISTS: Jake Holland 1; Brendan Wessells 2; Dylan Radwanski 1.
MTU SCORING: GOALS: Hogan Harris 2; Toren Moore 4; Mike Richardson 1; Chris Daley 1; Stephen Jones 2; Michael Taylor 3; Carl Sopczyk 2; Josh Stephens 2; Derek Thomas 1; Josh Bender 1; Andrew Dorman 1.
ASSISTS: Chris Daley 3; Carl Sopczyk 1; Michael Taylor 1; Josh Bender 1; Andrew Rosati 1; Derek Thomas 2.
BET GROUND BALLS: Brendan Wessells 5; Anthony Smith 1; Jake Holland 3; Kyle Dashiell 1; Tim Pagano 1; Aaron Bynum 1; Grant Delaney 2; Evan Bender 2; Travis Granich 1; Dylan Radwanski 1.
BET TURNOVERS CAUSED: Dylan Radwanski 1; Anthony Smith 1; Aaron Bynum 1; Kyle Dashiell 1; Evan Bender 1.
MTU TURNOVERS CAUSED: Andrew Dorman 1; Stephen Jones 1; Liam Creagh 2; Mike Richardson 2.
Shots: MTU 43, BET 22.
Shots on goal: MTU 31, BET 13.
Turnovers : BET 18; MTU 14.
Faceoffs: MTU 16-24, BET 8-24