HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology relied on two
goals in a four-minute span of the first half to earn a 3-0 men's
soccer victory over Millikin University on Saturday at Jim Rendel
Senior B.J. Thompson (Princeton) opened the
scoring with an unassisted tally in the 20th minute.
Four minutes later, Rose-Hulman earned a penalty kick on a foul
in the box. Freshman Marco Cattani (Aurora,
Ill./Metea Valley) booted home his first college goal on
the penalty kick to make the score 2-0 at the half.
In the 84th minute, Rose-Hulman added an insurance goal to
secure the victory. Junior William Senat (Edmond,
Okla./North) had one shot blocked, then fired home the
rebound for the score. Sophomore Daniel Koester
(Seymour) made the pass in the box and was credited with
Junior Alec Houpt (Chesterton) picked up the
goalkeeping victory with his first college shutout in a
Rose-Hulman dictated play throughout the match, outshooting
Millikin 18-1 and 11-1 in the opening 45 minutes. The
Engineers also had a 6-1 edge on corner kicks.
Rose-Hulman improved to 2-3-2 on the season and returns to
action at home against Fontbonne on Wednesday at 8 p.m.