SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico-- The No. 17 ranked Mount Union women's lacrosse team scored a 21-6 win against Elizabethtown to open its Spring Break trip in Puerto Rico. The Purple Raiders improve to 1-0 on the season.
Mount Union was led by Katherine Doraty (Medina/Medina), Susie Kraus (Sewickley, Pa. / Quaker Valley), and Taylor Pensyl (Kent/Kent Roosevelt), who all scored four goals for the Raiders. Nine Raiders scored to contribute the effort. Penysl and Alex Camp (Walworth, N.Y./Wayne Central) chipped in two assists.
Elizabethtown was led by Dana Robidoux with two goals. She was one of five Blue Jays to score a goal.
Mount Union raced out to a quick lead in the first half, scoring within the first minute and a half of play off a goal by Pensyl. The Raiders scored two more goals to go up 3-0, before Elizabethtown got on the board with 22:08 remaining in the half off a goal by Robidoux. Kraus scored all four of her goals in the first half as Mount Union led 10-4 going into halftime.
The Raiders sustained their to start the second half, with Doraty scoring within the first two minutes of the half. Mount Union scored 11 of its 21 goals in the second half and held Elizabethtown to only two scores in the hald to consolidate the victory.
The Raiders are back in action on Wednesday, March 2nd, when they take on nationally-ranked No.19 St. John Fisher.
Elizabethtown (0-1) at Mount Union (1-0) Date: 2/29/2016, Attendance: 30
Lacrosse Box Score (Final) Elizabethtown at Mount Union (2/29/2016 at 10:30 am at Bayamon, P.R. (Loubriel Stadium))
Elizabethtown SCORING: GOALS: julia ferrante 1 ; dana robidoux 2 ; addie stang 1 ; mary nell donahue 1 ; allison mclamb 1 . ASSISTS: addie stang 1 .
Mount Union SCORING: GOALS: katherine doraty 4 ; caitlin bradley 1 ; taylor pensyl 4 ; bethany snider 1 ; marjie mcnamara 3 ; alex camp 1 ; britt klosterman 1 ; emily sendker 2 ; susie kraus 4 . ASSISTS: taylor pensyl 2 ; marjie mcnamara 1 ; kelsey shewbridge 1 ; katie elder 1 ; alex camp 2 .
SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 FINAL
Elizabethtown 4 2 6
Mount Union 10 11 21