MLAX suffers first OAC loss

(Doug Sampson / File Photo)
(Doug Sampson / File Photo)

ADA, Ohio -- The Heidelberg University men's lacrosse team lost its first conference match of the season, 23-3, at Ohio Northern University. The Student Princes dropped to 5-6 overall, 2-1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference. ONU improved to 9-1, 3-0.

The Polar Bears built a 9-0 lead before Alex Bruder scored off a feed from Hunter Edwards midway through the second quarter.

With 30 seconds left before halftime, Liam Weaver scored -- and sent the Student Princes into the locker room with a 12-2 deficit.

Down 18-2 after three, Patrick McCarthy opened the scoring in the fourth quarter with a goal.

In goal, Eli Allen made nine saves.

The Student Princes return home on Saturday. They play host to Otterbein University at 7 p.m. following the home track meet.