Men's Lacrosse: Mount Union Ends Season With OAC Loss at Otterbein

Men's Lacrosse: Mount Union Ends Season With OAC Loss at Otterbein

WESTERVILLE, Ohio—The Mount Union men's lacrosse program ended the 2015-16 season with an Ohio Athletic Conference loss to Otterbein on Saturday afternoon by a score of 12-6.

The Purple Raiders finish with a record of 9-5 and 4-3 in the OAC while Otterbein improves to 11-6 and 5-2 in the OAC.

Mount Union was led by Hogan Harris Harris (Medina/Medina) with three goals. Chris Daley (Wilmington, Del./Dupont) recorded one assist on the day as well.

The Cardinals were led by Connor Dziewit, who scored a game-high five goals in the effort.

In the first half, Otterbein outscored Mount Union 7-0 in the first quarter of play to take an early lead. The Raiders finally got on the board in the second quarter off a goal by Brent Greenberg (Gaithersburg, Md./Quince Orchard) at the 14:44 mark. Otterbein then went on a 2-1 run to end the half and lead 9-2.

In the second half of play, Harris and Josh Stephens (North Canton/Green) recorded score to give the Raiders early momentum. The Cardinal then scored two unanswered goals to take an 11-4 lead at the 02:04 mark in the third quarter. Greenberg's goal at the 01:34 mark made the score 11-5 at the end of the third quarter. Harris scored the lone goal for the Raiders in fourth but Otterbein was able to sustain its lead and seal the victory.

 

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FINAL

Mount Union

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2

3

1

6

Otterbein

7

2

2

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12

 

Mount Union SCORING: GOALS: josh stephens 1 ; brent greenberg 2 ; hogan harris 3 . ASSISTS: michael taylor 1 ; brent greenberg 1 ; chris daley 1 .

Otterbein University SCORING: GOALS: ryan gombita 1 ; joe sanfillipo 1 ; marcus willis 2 ; nick tholt 1 ; robbie guiliano 1 ; carlos salazar 1 ; connor dziewit 5 . ASSISTS: joe sanfillipo 1 ; marcus willis 1 ; nick tholt 1 ; robbie guiliano 1 ; jake grundey 1 ; adam norris 1 ; connor dziewit 2 .