Men's Lacrosse: Raiders Beat Washington and Jefferson (Pa.)

Mount Union Men's Lacrosse (Photo by Steve Kachilla)
Mount Union Men's Lacrosse (Photo by Steve Kachilla)

ALLIANCE, Ohio—The Mount Union men's lacrosse team defeated Washington and Jefferson (Pa.) in a non-confernece matchup Wednesday night in Alliance.

The Purple Raiders (3-1) were led by Chris Daley (Wilmington, Del./Dupont) and Kyle Adams (St. Catharines, Ontario/St. Francis Catholic) with three goals each.

The Presidents (1-3) were led by Zach Fredericks who has a game-high five goals.

In the first quarter, Washington and Jefferson jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead with the first three minutes of the game. Brent Greenberg (Gaithersburg, Md/Quince Orchard) gave Mount Union its first goal with 5:14 remaining in the quarter. Both teams scored again, but W&J led 3-2 at the end of the first.

The Presidents scored yet again to begin the second quarter, which extended their lead to 4-2. With 1:54 remaining in the half, Hogan Harris (Medina/Medina) tied the game, 4-4, with a goal of his own.  Both teams were even at the end of the half.

Mount Union earned its first lead of the game off a goal by Daley with 13:27 remaining in the quarter. The Raiders would not surrender their lead for the rest of the game. Mount Union finished the game with an 8-5 run to seal the win.

Mount Union is back in action next Wednesday, March 16th, as they host Olivet (Mich.). The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Men's Lacrosse Box Score (Final)

Wash. & Jefferson at Mount Union

(3/9/2016 at 7:30 PM at Alliance, OH (Mount Union Stadium))








Wash. & Jefferson (1-4, 0-0) at

Mount Union (3-1, 0-0)

Date: 3/9/2016, Attendance: 111


Mount Union 2 2 5 3 12

Wash. & Jefferson 3 1 3 2 9













Wash. & Jefferson SCORING: GOALS: devon curran 1 ; kyle heinig 3 ; zach fredericks 5 . ASSISTS: kyle heinig 1 ; kyle mackenzie 1 .

Mount Union SCORING: GOALS: josh stephens 1 ; brent greenberg 2 ; hogan harris 2 ; chris daley 3 ; matt deblois 1 ; kyle adams 3 . ASSISTS: josh stephens 1 ; brent greenberg 2 ; kyle adams 1 .