BLOOMINGTON, ILL. - Illinois Wesleyan withstood a
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's soccer rally with a
narrow 2-1 victory on Wednesday night.
Illinois Wesleyan improved to 5-0 on the season with two goals
in the first 12 minutes of play. Rose-Hulman rallied with a
first half goal and mounted several charges in the second half
before falling to 1-3-2 on the season.
Kyle Gorgol and Tim Griffin opened the scoring in the second and
12th minutes to give the unbeaten Titans the early lead.
Rose-Hulman senior B.J. Thompson (Princeton)
provided Rose-Hulman's score on the night with a blast in the 32nd
Thompson fired one of Rose-Hulman's four shots on the match,
compared to 18 for Illinois Wesleyan. Sophomore Drew
Miller (Cincinnati, Ohio/Bishop Fenwick) kept the Fightin'
Engineers within reach with eight saves.
Rose-Hulman returns to action with a home matchup against
Millikin University on Saturday at 3 p.m.