TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology scored
two second half goals and relied on strong defense in a shutout to
earn a 2-0 men's soccer victory over Illinois Wesleyan on Tuesday
Sophomore Ben Green (Frisco, Texas/Centennial)
snapped a scoreless tie in the 74th minute on a score, courtesy of
a pass from senior Clint Vatterrodt (Bloomington,
Sophomore William Senat (Edmond, Okla./North)
added an insurance goal in the 88th minute, courtesy of a pass from
Vatterrodt, senior Eric Davenport (New Lenox,
Ill./Lincoln-Way) and sophomore Jake Crouch (Fort
Wayne/Bishop Luers) combined on a shutout in goal.
Crouch was credited with the victory and three saves in his college
Vatterrodt tied Rose-Hulman's career school record with his 20th
assist on the second goal of the evening.
Offensively, Rose-Hulman outshot Illinois Wesleyan 8-6 in the
match, with Vatterrodt and Senat leading the team with two shots
Rose-Hulman improved to 7-5 on the season, while Illinois
Wesleyan dropped to 5-5. The Fightin' Engineers travel to
Hanover on Saturday.