TIFFIN, Ohio – Mount Union's men's lacrosse team ran out to a big lead then held on to defeat Heidelberg 13-9 in an Ohio Athletic Conference game Saturday in Tiffin.
Alek Kungle (Hartville / Lake) had four goals and two assists, Logan Addonizio (Wixom, Mich. / Walled Lake Western) had three goals and two assists while Alex Ellison (Uniontown / Lake) had two goals as the Purple Raiders raised their record to 5-7 overall and 3-3 in the OAC.
Brock Hodson had three goals for Heidelberg (5-9, 2-4 OAC).
Ellison scored twice and Kungle once in a first quarter that saw the Raiders get out to a 3-1 lead. Mount Union then scored five of the six goals in the second quarter including a pair of man-up goals from Kungle in the final four minutes as the Raiders led 8-2 at the half.
Heidelberg charged back in the second half scoring six unanswered goals – two from Hodson – to tie the game at 8-8 with 6:45 to play. Mount Union responded with a flurry of five goals in five minutes, two of them from Addonizio, to retake the lead 13-8. Heidelberg scored once more with 21 seconds left for the 13-9 final.
Mount Union next plays Wilmington on Friday, April 19 at 1 p.m. at Mount Union Stadium.