Women's Lacrosse: Mount Union Overcomes Allegheny (Pa.), 18-3

Susie Kraus (Photo: JT Higgins)
Susie Kraus (Photo: JT Higgins)

ALLIANCE, Ohio—The Mount Union women's lacrosse team defeated Allegheny (Pa.), 18-3, in a non-conference matchup Tuesday night at Mount Union Stadium.

The Purple Raiders (6-3, 1-0 OAC) were led by Kolbie Haines (Hudson/Hudson) who scored a game-high five goals. Katherine Doraty chipped in two assists in the effort as well.

Allegheny (4-4) was led by Alexa Maloney with two goals while Shelby Piper recorded one.

In the first half, Mount Union ran out to a 4-1 lead off two early goals by Haines. The Raiders continued to gain momentum in the half as four other players scored, including Susie Kraus (Sewickley, Pa./Quaker Valley), Marjie McNamara (Champlin, Min../Champlin Park), Kelsey Shewbridge (Medina/Medina), and Taylor Pensyl (Kent/Kent Roosevelt). Mount Union recorded 24 groundballs, while Nikki Bonaduce (Kennett Sqaure, Pa./Unionville) recorded four saves.

The Raiders kept their lead entering the second half and never surrendered it.  Katherine Doraty (Medina/Medina) and Katie Elder (Champlin, Minn./ Champlin Park) both chipped in goals for the Raiders in the half as Mount Union led by as much as 15 in the game. For the game, Allegheny committed 28 turnovers while Mount Union only committed 17. The Raiders scored 10 goals in the second half and  were able to seal the victory.

The Raiders are back in action next Wednesday, April 6th, when they travel to Denison. The game is scheduled for a 5:00 p.m.


1                2              FINAL

ALLEGHENY                        1              2              3

MOUNT UNION                    8              10           18

Allegheny SCORING: GOALS: alexa maloney 2 ; shelby piper 1 . ASSISTS: mckenzie bell 1 .

Mount Union SCORING: GOALS: katherine doraty 1 ; taylor pensyl 2 ; alyssa rydell 1 ; kolbie haines 5 ; marjie mcnamara 3 ; ashley bernardi 1 ; kelsey shewbridge 1 ; katie elder 1 ; susie kraus 3 .

ASSISTS: katherine doraty 2 ; emily bergert 1 ; ashley bernardi 1 ; britt klosterman 1 .