ELSAH, ILL. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
opened the 2011 men's soccer season with a 3-0 victory at Principia
College on Friday night.
Senior Clint Vatterrodt
(Bloomington, Ill./University) opened the scoring with a
goal off a free kick in the 24th minute.
Junior Joe Byrd (Danville,
Ind./Covenant Christian) put the Engineers ahead 2-0 in
the 63rd minute on a cross from sophomore Ben Green
Junior B.J. Thompson
(Princeton) added the third goal in the 86th minute on a
crossing pass from sophomore Fletcher Carlson (North
SeniorEric Davenport (New Lenox, Ill./Lincoln
Way-Central) picked up the shutout in goal in his first
start of the season.
Rose-Hulman stands 1-0 on the season, while
Principia dropped to 0-2. The Fightin' Engineers host
Kalamazoo College on Saturday afternoon.