Women's Lacrosse: Raiders Earn 16-7 Win Over Wittenberg

Mount Union Women's Lacrosse Team (Photo: JT Higgins)
Mount Union Women's Lacrosse Team (Photo: JT Higgins)

ALLIANCE, Ohio—The Mount Union women's lacrosse team won its fourth consecutive game with a 16-7 win over Wittenberg in  a non-conference matchup Saturday afternoon at Mount Union Stadium.

The Purple Raiders, now 5-2, were led by Katherine Doraty (Medina/Medina) and Marjie McNamara (Champlin, Minn. / Champlin Park), both contributing three goals each. Susie Kraus (Sewickley, Pa. / Quaker Valley) led the game in assists with three.

Wittenberg, now 4-1, was led by Becca Joseph with a game-high four goals.

In the first half, Mount Union took the early command and raced out to a 5-1 lead off a goal by Doraty with 16:14 remaining in the half. Mount Union went on to score six more unanswered goals to lead 11-1 at the half.

Wittenberg's Jospeh scored to begin the second half with 27:04 remaining in the game.  The Tigers then scored three unanswered goals to cut the deficit down to seven, 12-5, with 17:12 remaining in the game. Mount Union answered back with three goals off its own by McNamara, Kraus, and Emily Bergert (North Canton/Hoover) to extend the Mount Union lead back to double digits. Good offensive production and strong defense in the final stages of the game by the Raiders allowed them to hold on and secure the win. The Raiders recorded 22 points, 19 groundballas, and 10 saves on the day.

Mount Union is back in action next Saturday, March 26th, when the Raiders travel to Fredonia (N.Y.).The game is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m.


Women's Lacrosse Box Score (Final)

Wittenberg at Mount Union

(3/19/2016 at 1:00 PM at Alliance, OH (Mount Union Stadium))



Wittenberg (4-1, 0-0) at



Mount Union (5-2, 1-0)

Date: 3/19/2016, Attendance: 83


Mount Union







Wittenberg SCORING: GOALS: carrie kubasta 1 ; madeline stock 1 ; haley schroeder 1 ; becca joseph 4 . ASSISTS: victoria zysik 1 .

Mount Union SCORING: GOALS: katherine doraty 3 ; taylor pensyl 2 ; emily bergert 3 ; kolbie haines 1 ; marjie mcnamara 3 ; ashley bernardi 2 ; michelle tegethoff 1 ; susie kraus 1 .

ASSISTS: katherine doraty 2 ; emily sendker 1 ; susie kraus 3 .