April 9, 2014

Men's Lacrosse: Mount Union Beats Franciscan 12-4; Raiders Finish Non-Conference Schedule on Seven-Game Win Streak

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Mount Union's men's lacrosse team finished its non-conference schedule on a seven-game win streak after a 12-4 win over Franciscan Wednesday night at Mount Union Stadium.

The Purple Raiders are now 8-3 overall while Franciscan falls to 1-12 on the season.

Hogan Harris (Medina/Medina) had three goals and Chris Daley (Wilmington, Del./Dupont) had a goal and two assists to lead the Mount Union offense.

Mike Richardson (Parma/Holy Name) had seven ground balls and three caused turnovers for the Raiders on defense.

Mount Union scored three of the first four goals of the game over the first 8:28 and went on to lead 4-2 after the first quarter.

The Raiders scored three times in the second quarter and Harris' goal with 59 seconds remaining put Mount Union up 7-2 at the break.

Mount Union scored three more goals in the third quarter to extend to lead to 10-2 before Franciscan scored a goal three seconds in the quarter to close the gap to 10-3.

The Raiders outscored Franciscan 2-1 in the final period for the 12-4 final.

Mount Union hosts Capital in the first-ever Ohio Athletic Conference men's lacrosse game Saturday at 3:30 pm at Mount Union Stadium.

The Ohio Athletic Conference is the third oldest conferene in college sports behind only the Big Ten and Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Associaiton and is sponsoring men's and women's lacrosse for the first time since being founded in 1902.

Lacrosse Box Score (Final)
Franciscan vs. Mount Union (Wed, April 9, 2014 at Alliance, Ohio)

 

Franciscan (1-12) vs. Mount Union (8-3)


Date: Wed, April 9, 2014   Location: Alliance, Ohio   Stadium: Mount Union Stadium
Attendance: 87   Start time: 7:00 PM   Finish time: 8:47 PM   Total time: 1:47   

Score by period

                                   1          2          3          4         F

Franciscan                 2          0          1          1        4

Mount Union             4          3          3          2        12

 

Scoring summary:

 

Prd

Time

Team

Type

Goal scorer

Assist

H-V

1

1st

10:23

MTU

Even

Derek Thomas

 

1-0

2

1st

09:11

MTU

Even

Chris Daley

Andrew Dorman

2-0

3

1st

07:21

FUS

Even

Paul Modzelewski

 

2-1

4

1st

06:32

MTU

Even

Hogan Harris

 

3-1

5

1st

02:49

FUS

Even

Luke Gilman

 

3-2

6

1st

01:05

MTU

Even

Stephen Jones

 

4-2

7

2nd

13:14

MTU

Even

Carl Sopczyk

 

5-2

8

2nd

11:51

MTU

Even

Josh Bender

 

6-2

9

2nd

00:59

MTU

Even

Hogan Harris

 

7-2

10

3rd

08:53

MTU

Even

Michael Taylor

 

8-2

11

3rd

03:05

MTU

Even

Andrew Rosati

 

9-2

12

3rd

02:08

MTU

Even

Hogan Harris

Chris Daley

10-2

13

3rd

00:03

FUS

Even

William Erskine

Paul Modzelewski

10-3

14

4th

13:52

MTU

Even

Chris Daley

Stephen Jones

11-3

15

4th

09:35

FUS

Even

Luke Gilman

 

11-4

16

4th

01:31

MTU

Even

Jack Wesner

Andrew Rosati

12-4


Shots: FUS 20, MTU 45.


Shots on goal: FUS 11, MTU 20.


Turnovers: FUS 18, MTU 10.


Faceoffs: FUS 9-20, MTU 11-20.

 
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