Centre Holds Off Late Rose-Hulman Charge


SenatGCTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Centre College withstood a late charge from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology to earn a 2-1 men's soccer victory on Sunday at Jim Rendel Field.

The two teams battled to a scoreless draw for the first 72 minutes, before the Colonels were awarded a penalty kick.  Josh Settle booted home the kick to give Centre a 1-0 lead.

Centre added a second score in the 87th minute, when Ryan Garvey booted home a blast on a pass from Jack Goblirsch.

Less than a minute later, Rose-Hulman was awarded a penalty kick after another violation in the box.  Junior William Senat (Edmond, Okla.) blasted home the kick to bring the score within 2-1.

The Fightin' Engineers made two pushes in the final three minutes, but Centre held on for the victory.

Centre outshot Rose-Hulman 12-6 in the contest, with sophomore Drew Miller (Cincinnati, Ohio/Bishop Fenwick) recording four saves. Senat paced the offensive effort with three shots.

Centre improved to 6-2 on the season, while Rose-Hulman stands 4-4-2.  The Fightin' Engineers host Bluffton in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opener on Saturday.