Men's Lacrosse Picks Up First Conference Win Saturday Against Capital

Photo by Steven Kachilla
Photo by Steven Kachilla

ALLIANCE, Ohio - In their first Ohio Athletic Conference contest as a program the Mount Union men's lacrosse team defeated Capital 9-1 Saturday at Mount Union Stadium.

The Purple Raiders improved their record to 9-3 overall and 1-0 in the OAC while the Crusaders fell to 7-3 overall and 0-1 in conference play.

Mount Union was led by Stephen Jones (Hudson/Hudson) who had two goals and two assists. Josh Stephens (North Canton/Green) and Chris Daley (Wilmington, Del./Dupont) added two goals apiece for the Raiders.

Mount Union held the Crusaders scoreless in the first quarter while the offense posted three goals to lead 3-0 after the first quarter.

Capital's lone goal came from Michael Trefethern to open the second quarter. Mount Union responded by scoring three more goals to take a 6-1 lead into halftime.

The Raiders tacked on three second half goals from Jones, Stephens and Toren Moore (Columbus/Hilliard Darby) for the final score of 9-1.

Mount Union next plays an OAC game at John Carroll Wednesday, April 16 at 7 pm in University Heights.


Score by period

                                   1          2          3          4         F

Capital                   0          1          0          0        1

Mount Union             3          3          2          1        9


Scoring summary:
  Prd Time Team Type Goal scorer Assist H-V
1 1st 09:37 MTU Even Chris Daley   1-0
2 1st 08:32 MTU Even Michael Taylor   2-0
3 1st 03:18 MTU Even Hogan Harris Chris Daley 3-0
4 2nd 10:46 Capital Even Michael Trefethern   3-1
5 2nd 09:02 MTU Even Josh Stephens   4-1
6 2nd 08:30 MTU Even Chris Daley Stephen Jones 5-1
7 2nd 01:34 MTU Even Stephen Jones   6-1
8 3rd 06:39 MTU Even Stephen Jones   7-1
9 3rd 00:02 MTU Even Josh Stephens   8-1
10 4th 01:44 MTU Even Toren Moore Stephen Jones 9-1