Women's Lacrosse: Mount Union Wins Sixth Straight With Double Overtime Win Over Wittenberg
ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Katherine Doraty (Medina/Medina) scored a goal in double overtime as Mount Union pulled off a dramatic 14-13 double overtime win over Wittenberg Thursday night at Mount Union Stadium.
The Purple Raiders win their sixth straight game and improve to 6-1 on the season while Wittenberg falls to 3-2 overall.
Casey McHenry (Hudson/Hudson) had eight saves including a couple key ones late in overtime to get the win in goal for the Raiders.
Olivia Lash and Logan Warye each had four goals to lead Wittenberg.
The score 7-7 and shots 12-12 were even at halftime before Mount Union took a 12-9 lead with 10 minutes to play in regulation but the Tigers rallied with three goals to tie the game at 12-12 and send it to overtime.
Each team scored in the first six minute overtime period setting up the sudden death overtime.
Doraty scored the game winner 36 seconds into double overtime.
Mount Union goes on the road to play Adrian Saturday at 4 pm in Adrian, Michigan.
Wittenberg vs. Mount Union (Thu, March 27, 2014 at Alliance, Ohio
Date: Thu, March 27, 2014
Weather: 45 F Wind 10-15 S
|Mount Union (6-1)||7||5||1||1||0||14|
|7||1st||10:54||MTU||Even||Erika Druzina||Susie Kraus||4-3|
|12||1st||02:56||Witt||Even||Olivia Lash||Beth Hubbard||5-7|
|16||2nd||29:10||Witt||Even||Megan Loofbourrow||Olivia Lash||8-8|
|17||2nd||27:12||MTU||Even||Michelle Tegethoff||Susie Kraus||9-8|
|19||2nd||25:04||MTU||Even||Katherine Doraty||Free position shot||10-9|
|23||2nd||09:22||Witt||Man down||Olivia Lash||12-11|
Shots on goal: Witt 21, MTU 19.
Saves: Witt 5, MTU 8