Men's Lacrosse: Mount Union Beats Bethany For Fifth Straight Win

Hogan Harris (Photo by Steven Kachilla)
Hogan Harris (Photo by Steven Kachilla)

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.

Date: Wed, March 26, 2014    
Location: Bethany, W.Va.    
Stadium: Bison Stadium
Attendance: 42    
Start time: 4:00 PM    
Finish time: 5:47pm   
Total time: 1:47   
Mount Union (6-3) 5 3 8 4 20
Bethany (W.Va.) (3-7) 1 0 2 1 4
BET SCORING: GOALS: Tim Pagano 1; Dylan Radwanski 1; Grant Delaney 2.
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.
MTU GROUND BALLS: Stephen Jones 1; Andrew Dorman 2; Josh Bender 1; Hogan Harris 5; Michael Taylor 1; Derek Thomas 3; Matt Milano 2; Cody Engelhardt 1; Chris Daley 1; Liam Creagh 2; Collin Peters 1; Jacob Bertone 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