Women's Lacrosse: Raiders Win Third Straight; Defeats Franciscan in West Virginia

BETHANY, W.Va – The Mount Union women's lacrosse team picked up their third straight win with a 22-3 victory over Franciscan Wednesday afternoon at Bethany (W.Va) College.

The Purple Raiders (3-1) were led by Michelle Tegethoff (Marlton, NJ/Cherokee) as she tallied four goals.

While, Taylor Pensyl (Kent/Kent Roosevelt) and Kolbie Haines (Hudson/Hudson) each tallied a hat trick in the victory.

The Barons (1-4) were led by Tracy McClelland who notched two goals and Savannah Ruhe tallied two ground balls.

The Raiders scored 54 seconds into the game as Haines scored on a free position shot and Mount Union notched two more goals from Pensyl and Susie Kraus (Sewickley, Pa./Quaker Valley), before Lauren Noce put Franciscan on the board.

Mount Union scored 13 goals to take a 16-1 lead before McClelland found the back of the net on a free position shot with 1:55 remaining in the half and to make it a 16-2 game at the break.

The Raiders came out in the second half scoring six more goals and the Raiders went on for the 22-3 victory.

Mount Union returns to Mount Union Stadium Saturday at 1 pm as they face-off against Olivet (Mich.) in Alliance.

Mount Union (3-1) 16 6 22
Franciscan (1-4) 2 1 3
SCORING SUMMARY
-- 1st -- Mount Union Franciscan
Mount Union 29:06 Kolbie Haines (Free position shot) 1 0
Mount Union 28:51 Taylor Pensyl (unassisted) 2 0
Mount Union 28:00 Susie Kraus (Katherine Doraty) 3 0
Franciscan 26:29 Lauren Noce (unassisted) 3 1
Mount Union 26:03 Michelle Tegethoff (Emily Bergert) 4 1
Mount Union 25:33 Kolbie Haines (Katherine Doraty) 5 1
Mount Union 24:07 Susie Kraus (unassisted) 6 1
Mount Union 24:05 Kolbie Haines (Katherine Doraty) 7 1
Mount Union 23:47 Michelle Tegethoff (Katherine Doraty) 8 1
Mount Union 23:34 Michelle Tegethoff (Emily Bergert) 9 1
Mount Union 19:37 Katherine Doraty (unassisted) 10 1
Mount Union 19:13 Taylor Pensyl (Katherine Doraty) 11 1
Mount Union 19:13 Emily Bergert (Katherine Doraty) 12 1
Mount Union 16:19 Emily Sendker (Kolbie Haines) 13 1
Mount Union 16:19 Taylor Pensyl (Free position shot) 14 1
Mount Union 11:00 Alex Camp (unassisted) 15 1
Mount Union 05:27 Caitlin Bradley (unassisted) 16 1
Franciscan 01:55 Tracy McClelland (Free position shot) 16 2
-- 2nd -- Mount Union Franciscan
Mount Union 29:52 Shannon Ellsworth (Caitlin Bradley) 17 2
Mount Union 27:11 Sawney Hamilton (Shannon Ellsworth) 18 2
Mount Union 26:28 Michelle Tegethoff (Amy Slusher) 19 2
Mount Union 24:24 Caitlin Bradley (Alex Camp) 20 2
Mount Union 15:28 Maddie Poirier (unassisted) 21 2
Mount Union 13:23 Alex Camp (Amy Slusher) 22 2
Franciscan 01:51 Tracy McClelland (unassisted) 22 3
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