Women's Lacrosse: Mount Union Beats Capital, 14-4 For First-Ever OAC Win

Women's Lacrosse: Mount Union Beats Capital, 14-4 For First-Ever OAC Win
Mount Union's women's lacrosse team did a variety of activities to raise cancer awareness Saturday, April 12 against Capital.

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Mount Union notched its 11th consecutive victory and won the first-ever Ohio Athletic Conference women's lacrosse game with a 14-4 win over Capital Saturday at Mount Union Stadium in Alliance.

The Raiders are now 11-1 overall and 1-0 in the OAC while Capital falls to 8-2 overall and 0-1 in the OAC.

Mount Union got a career-high nine points on six goals and three assists from sophomore Katherine Doraty (Medina/Medina) while Taylor Pensyl (Kent/Kent Roosevelt) also had four goals.

Doraty scored the first goal of the game 28 seconds in and Capital tied the game with a goal from Kim Hoerauf at the 21:36 mark.

Mount Union scored seven more goals before halftime – two from Doraty – as the Raiders would lead 8-1 at the half.

Doraty would score two more times early in the second half as the Raiders opened the period with four straight goals to go up 12-1 and go on to the 14-4 win.

The Ohio Athletic Conference is the third oldest conference in college sports behind only the Big Ten and Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and is sponsoring men's and women's lacrosse for the first time since being founded in 1902.

Mount Union and Capital along with Baldwin Wallace, Otterbein and Wilmington have women's lacrosse. John Carroll and Muskingum will add in 2015 and with those additions will bring an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, while Ohio Northern will add in 2016 to bring the total membership to eight teams.

Mount Union plays an OAC match next Friday at 1 pm at Wilmington.

Lacrosse Box Score (Final)
Capital vs. Mount Union (Sat, April 12, 2014 at Alliance, Ohio)

Capital (8-2,0-1) vs. Mount Union (12-1,2-0)
Date: Sat, April 12, 2014
Attendance: 341
Weather: 68 F Sunny

Capital                1          3               4

Mount Union         8         6              14

Scoring summary:
  Prd Time Team Type Goal scorer Assist H-V
1 1st 29:32 MTU Even Katherine Doraty Free position shot 1-0
2 1st 21:36 Capital Even Kim Hoerauf   1-1
3 1st 19:28 MTU Even Taylor Pensyl Free position shot 2-1
4 1st 18:04 MTU Even Katherine Doraty Free position shot 3-1
5 1st 16:39 MTU Even Susie Kraus   4-1
6 1st 16:01 MTU Even Katherine Doraty   5-1
7 1st 14:50 MTU Even Taylor Pensyl Katherine Doraty 6-1
8 1st 14:20 MTU Even Emily Sendker Susie Kraus 7-1
9 1st 01:58 MTU Even Emily Bergert Katherine Doraty 8-1
10 2nd 29:06 MTU Even Katherine Doraty Free position shot 9-1
11 2nd 28:45 MTU Even Taylor Pensyl   10-1
12 2nd 28:28 MTU Even Emily Sendker Katherine Doraty 11-1
13 2nd 24:58 MTU Even Katherine Doraty Emily Bergert 12-1
14 2nd 11:48 Capital Even Kim Hoerauf   12-2
15 2nd 08:41 Capital Man up Marlee McCloud   12-3
16 2nd 07:45 MTU Even Taylor Pensyl Free position shot 13-3
17 2nd 04:49 Capital Even Kim Hoerauf   13-4
18 2nd 00:37 MTU Man up Katherine Doraty   14-4

Shots: Capital 18, MTU 25.

Shots on goal: Capital 10, MTU 20.

Saves: Capital 6, MTU 6.