Rose-Hulman Men's Soccer Tops Millikin 5-0


Davenport1TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology scored five goals on 12 shots to defeat Millikin University 5-0 in men's soccer action on Tuesday night.

Sophomore B.J. Thompson (Princeton) led the offensive attack with two goals.  Junior Clint Vatterrodt (Bloomington, Ill./University) also had a four-point night with one goal and two assists.

Thompson put the Engineers on the board in the eighth minute on a double assist from senior Corbin Clow (Martinsville) and Vatterrodt.

The lead grew to 2-0 at the intermission on a score by senior Nick Race (Martinsville) in the 40th minute.  Senior Eric Myers (Indianapolis/Mount Vernon) was credited with the assist.

Rose-Hulman's advantage reached 3-0 on a score by Vatterrodt in the 74th minute.  Clow and senior Mitchell Ishmael (Knoxville, Tenn./ Farragut) provided the assists.

Junior Tim Hollingshead (St. Peters, Mo./Lutheran) increased the lead to 4-0 on a score from Vatterrodt in the 78th minute.  Thompson rounded out the scoring on a goal, courtesy of an assist from sophomore Joe Byrd (Danville/Covenant Christian) in the 85th minute.

Rose-Hulman outshot Millikin 12-7 in the contest, with Vatterrodt and senior Paul Bouagnon (St. Charles, Ill./Burlington Central) recorded three shots each.  Junior Eric Davenport (New Lenox, Ill./Lincoln-Way Central) tallied four saves in the shutout.

Rose-Hulman improved to 4-5-2 on the season, while Millikin dropped to 4-5.  The Fightin' Engineers host Mount St. Joseph in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action on Saturday.