BLUFFTON, OHIO -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology improved
to 6-1 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play and 12-5
overall with a 3-0 victory at Bluffton University on Sunday.
The Fightin' Engineers recorded their seventh consecutive
victory overall and tallied their seventh shutout this season in
Sophomore William Senat (Edmond, Okla./North)
gave the Engineers an early 1-0 lead with a score in the 18th
minute, on a pass from sophomore Ben Green (Frisco,
The lead reached 2-0 on the 18th goal this season by senior
Clint Vatterrodt (Bloomington, Ill./University) in
the 32nd minute.
Junior Zane Englert (Waterloo, Ill.) added the
final score of the day to cap a first half spurt in the 44th
minute. Junior B.J. Thompson (Princeton)
earned the assist.
The tandem of freshman Drew Miller (Cincinnati,
Ohio/Bishop Fenwick) and freshman Jake Crouch
(Fort Wayne/Bishop Luers) combined for the shutout in goal
for Rose-Hulman. Junior Joe Byrd (Danville/Conveant
Christian) paced the offensive effort with three
Rose-Hulman outshot Bluffton 16-5 in the win. Bluffton
dropped to 2-14 overall and 1-6 in HCAC play. The Engineers
host Earlham College in conference play on Wednesday night.