HIRAM, Ohio – Mount Union's women's lacrosse team defeated Hiram 23-2 Friday afternoon in Hiram.
The Purple Raiders (1-1) had five players tally hat tricks, with Katherine Doraty (Medina/Medina) notching five goals and three assists, while Susie Kraus (Sewickley, Pa./Quaker Valley) had four goals and three assists.
The Terriers (1-2) two goals came from JoLyn Grover and Hannah Schaefer.
Mount Union took control of the game from the start as Pensyl won the first draw control and the Raiders went on to score eight unanswered goals before Grover found the back of the net for Hiram with 16:03 remaining in the first half. Mount Union scored 10 more goals to take an 18-1 lead before Schaefer scored at the close of the first half, to make it 18-2.
The Raiders wasted no time in the second, as Pensyl and Doraty connected with 28:12 remaining in the game. Alex Camp (Walworth, NY/Wayne Central) scored two of Mount Union's five goals in the second half, as Mount Union went on for the 23-2 victory.
Mount Union hosts Kenyon in its home opener Sunday, March 16 at 1 pm at Mount Union Stadium.
Scoring 1 2 Final
Hiram (1-2) 2 0 2
Mount Union (1-1) 18 5 23
|-- 1st --||Mount Union||Hiram|
|Mount Union||29:42||Emily Sendker (Emily Bergert)||1||0|
|Mount Union||29:30||Caitlin Bradley (Susie Kraus)||2||0|
|Mount Union||27:26||Taylor Pensyl (unassisted)||3||0|
|Mount Union||25:44||Kolbie Haines (Katherine Doraty)||4||0|
|Mount Union||22:57||Susie Kraus (unassisted)||5||0|
|Mount Union||22:36||Kolbie Haines (Caitlin Bradley)||6||0|
|Mount Union||19:32||Emily Bergert (unassisted)||7||0|
|Mount Union||17:59||Taylor Pensyl (Kolbie Haines)||8||0|
|Hiram||16:03||JoLyn Grover (unassisted)||8||1|
|Mount Union||15:14||Emily Bergert (Emily Sendker)||9||1|
|Mount Union||15:04||Katherine Doraty (unassisted)||10||1|
|Mount Union||13:03||Katherine Doraty (Michelle Tegethoff)||11||1|
|Mount Union||11:32||Emily Bergert (unassisted)||12||1|
|Mount Union||10:17||Kolbie Haines (Susie Kraus)||13||1|
|Mount Union||09:06||Susie Kraus (unassisted)||14||1|
|Mount Union||08:02||Katherine Doraty (Susie Kraus)||15||1|
|Mount Union||06:26||Katherine Doraty (Kolbie Haines)||16||1|
|Mount Union||03:29||Susie Kraus (unassisted)||17||1|
|Mount Union||01:43||Susie Kraus (unassisted)||18||1|
|Hiram||00:11||Hannah Schaefer (unassisted)||18||2|
|-- 2nd --||Mount Union||Hiram|
|Mount Union||28:12||Katherine Doraty (Taylor Pensyl)||19||2|
|Mount Union||21:51||Taylor Pensyl (unassisted)||20||2|
|Mount Union||18:42||Alex Camp (Katherine Doraty)||21||2|
|Mount Union||11:15||Maddie Poirier (unassisted)||22||2|
|Mount Union||04:39||Alex Camp (Taylor Pensyl)||23||2|