IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Olivet College
battled through heavy rains to earn a 1-1 men's soccer draw on
Sunday at Franklin College.
Senior Joe Byrd (Danville/Covenant Christian)
scored off a deflected shot from junior John Munson
(Bloomington, Ill./University) in the 41st minute to give
Rose-Hulman a 1-0 lead. Junior Ben Green (Frisco,
Texas/Centennial) was also credited with an assist for a
strong corner kick.
Olivet knotted the score in the 88th minute to force
overtime. Cory Werner-Hopkins scored in front, courtesy of a
pass from Michael Moscone.
The overtime featured a 3-0 shots advantage for Olivet in the
first 10 minutes, and a 4-0 edge for Rose-Hulman in the second 10
Olivet outshot Rose-Hulman 18-11 in the match. Junior
Drew Belk (Jasper) and junior William
Senat (Edmond, Okla./North) each led the Engineers with
Sophomore Drew Miller (Cincinnati, Ohio/Bishop
Fenwick) provided a strong effort in goal with 10 saves
and several other solid plays in the rain on crossing passes.
Rose-Hulman stands 0-1-1 on the season and returns to action at
Greenville College on Wednesday night. Olivet has a 1-0-1
mark on the season.
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