Freshman Brittany Kilgore (Northfield/Nordonia) and junior Taylor Hartung (Canton/Massillon Perry) both had big nights off the bench for the Purple Raiders. Kilgore had a team-high 14 points and eight rebounds and Hartung had 13 points. Both were season highs.
Rounding out the double digit scorers for Mount Union were senior Tessa Pahovey (Starsburg/Tuscarawas Valley) with 12 points and freshman Rosa LaMattina (Westlake/Westlake) with 10 points.
The Blue Streaks, who fall to 2-5 on the season and 1-2 in the conference, were led by Lee Jennings with 29 points.
Mount Union leading 38-35 at halftime, opened the second half on a 19-8 run capped by a pair of Pahovey free throws that made the score 57-43 with 12:18 left to play.
The Raiders maintained a double digit lead the rest of the way to go on to the victory.
Mount Union remains on the road traveling to Ada, Ohio to face Ohio Northern Saturday, December 19 at 3 pm.