Rose-Hulman Falls to DePauw in Men's Soccer Opener


Carlson1TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- DePauw University relied on timely offense to defeat Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 3-0 in the men's soccer opener for both schools on Wednesday night.

DePauw held a 1-0 halftime advantage on a score by Sam Meyer in the 19th minute.  The Tigers added a second goal on a score by Gary Pett six minutes into the second half.

Rose-Hulman fought back to keep the shot totals nearly even in the contest, with DePauw claiming a 7-6 edge in shots.

Senior Corbin Clow (Martinsville) and senior Mitch Buffington (O'Fallon, Ill.) led the Engineer offense with two shots each.

DePauw added an insurance tally in the 89th minute on a goal by Shelton Graves.  Nate Sprenkel made three saves in goal for the Tigers in the shutout.

Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Wheaton College Invitational this weekend.  The Fightin' Engineers square off with host Wheaton on Friday night, then face Elmhurst College on Saturday.