IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology scored two goals late
in the first half to top Earlham College 2-1 in Heartland
Collegiate Athletic Conference men's soccer action on Wednesday
Senior Joe Byrd (Danville/Covenant Christian)
put Rose-Hulman ahead 1-0 with a score in the 42nd minute,
courtesy of an assist from junior Ben Green (Frisco,
Less than two minutes later, junior William Senat
(Edmond, Okla./North) scored his ninth goal of the season
to push Rose-Hulman's lead to 2-0. Junior Max Brown
(Atlanta, Ga./Chamblee Charter) provided the assist.
Earlham offered a push in the second half before Evan Elko
scored at 85:01 on a pass from Alex Ferreira. Sophomore
Drew Miller (Cincinnati, Ohio/Bishop Fenwick) held
off the Quakers rally with five saves.
Rose-Hulman outshot Earlham 11-9 in the match, with Senat firing
four shots and Green adding three.
Rose-Hulman (11-4-3, 7-0-1 HCAC) remains tied atop the
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standings with
Transylvania University with the victory. The Fightin'
Engineers travel to Manchester College in the season finale and
would secure at least a share of their third regular season
conference title in the past five years with a win.