CINCINNATI, OHIO -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology relied
on a pair of second half scores to top Mount St. Joseph 3-1 in
men's soccer action on Saturday.
Sophomore Ben Green (Frisco, Texas/Centennial)
scored his third and fourth goals to lead the Fightin' Engineer
offense. Green scored in the eighth minute on a double assist
from sophomore William Senat (Edmond, Okla./North)
and senior Clint Vatterrodt (Bloomington,
Mount St. Joseph knotted the score at 1-1 late in the first half
on a score by Lee Rogers. Green relied on his second goal of
the day to put Rose-Hulman ahead 2-1 in the 47th minute, courtesy
of an assist from sophomore John Munson (Bloomington,
Vatterrodt added his conference leading 11th goal of the season
on a penalty kick in the 71st minute for the final goal of the day
and Rose-Hulman's final margin of victory.
Senior Eric Davenport (New Lenox, Ill./Lincoln
Way-Central) earned the victory in goal with three saves
for Rose-Hulman. The Engineers outshot Mount St. Joseph
15-13, with Vatterrodt providing a team-high six shots.
Rose-Hulman improved to 6-5 overall and 1-1 in league play,
while Mount St. Joseph stands 3-7 and 1-1 in conference
matches. Rose-Hulman returns to action at home against
Illinois Wesleyan on Tuesday night.