ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Mount Union suffered a 9-8 overtime loss to Oberlin in the home opener Saturday at Mount Union Stadium.
The Purple Raiders fall to 2-2 overall while Oberlin remains undefeated at 4-0 overall.
Oberlin scored five goals in the fourth quarter and a Tom Decker goal with 48 seconds left in overtime was the winner. Steve Kelleher led the Yeoman with three goals.
Both teams scored in the second quarter -- Mount Union's score came on a man-up goal from Declan McCartin (Centreville, Md. / Queen Anne's County) -- to make the score 4-2 Raiders at the half.
Kungle scored an even and man-up goal to start the third quarter to extend the Raider lead to 6-2. Kelleher scored his first goal of the game for Oberlin with just over seven minutes left in the quarter and Abid notched his second of the game with just a second remaining to give Mount Union a 7-3 lead heading into the fourth.
Oberlin got a pair of goals in the first 1:12 of the fourth to get within 7-5 before Thomas Ravlin (Centreville, Md. / Centreville) gave the Raiders an 8-5 lead with a score at the 10:44 mark.
The Yeoman would score three times in the final 8:49 to tie the game -- Kelleher's third tied it at 8-8 with 3:42 to play.
Mount Union next plays at Washington & Jefferson Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. in Washington, Pa.