Women's Lacrosse: Mount Union Earns Win Over Oberlin

Women's Lacrosse: Mount Union Earns Win Over Oberlin

OBERLIN, Ohio—The Mount Union women's lacrosse team ended its two game skid with a 9-8 defeat of Oberlin College on Wednesday night.

The Purple Raiders (2-2) were led by Katherine Doraty (Medina/Medina) with a game-high four goals while four other players chipped in goals in the effort.

The Yeoman (3-1) had four players score with Sara Phister and Maggie Mullard scoring two goals each.

Mount Union took the first command of the game off a goal by Emily Bergert (North Canton/Hoover) within the first five minutes of the first half. The Raiders extend their lead, 3-1, off a goal by Marjie McNamara (Champlin, Minn. / Champlin Park) with 6:16 remaining in the half. Oberlin was able to cut the deficit down to one, 3-2, off a goal by Grace Barlow with 1:20 left in the half. Mount Union led 3-2 at the break.

Katie Elder (Champlin, Minn./Champlin Park) and Doraty each scored for the Raiders to begin the second half of play to extend their lead to two, 5-2., with 23:30 remaining in the game. Mount Union continued to grow its lead in the half, going up 8-4 with 10:41 remaining in the game. Oberlin surged back with two unanswered goals to chip into the lead, 8-6, with 7:18 remaining. Doraty's goal with 2:04 left in the game gave Mount Union the edge to seal the victory.

The Raiders are back in action on March 12th as they host DePauw (Ind.). The game is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m.

Women's Lacrosse Box Score (Final)

Mount Union at Oberlin College

(3/9/2016 at 6 p.m. at Oberlin, Ohio (Knowlton Complex))


Mount Union (2-2) at 



Oberlin College (3-1)

Date: 3/9/2016, Attendance: 123

Mount Union

Oberlin College







Mount Union SCORING: GOALS: katherine doraty 4 ; emily bergert 2 ; marjie mcnamara 1 ; ashley bernardi 1 ; katie elder 1 . ASSISTS: taylor pensyl 1 ; emily bergert 1 ; kolbie haines 1 .


Oberlin College SCORING: GOALS: sara phister 2 ; maggie mullard 2 ; natalie rauchle 3 ; grace barlow 1 . ASSISTS: grace barlow 2 .