HAUTE, IND. -- Denison University jumped to an early 3-1 lead a
withheld a determined Rose-Hulman men's soccer squad to hold onto
the 3-2 victory at Jim Rendel Field.
Denison scored their three goals in the first fifteen
minutes of the game, scoring their first goal just 2:40 into the
game by Ben Peek.
Junior Clint Vatterrodt (Bloomington,
Ill./University) answered immediately, scoring his
fourth goal of the season on a breakaway just 25 seconds later off
the assist from freshman Michael Schiff (Martinsville,
Denison took back the lead scoring their next two goals in
the 13th and 15th minutes, by Chris Olson off a Ryan Torgersen
pass, and Bob Casarona.
Senior Joe Salisbury (Fort Wayne,
Ind./Homestead) knocked in his first goal of the
season in the 39th minute off a deflected corner kick from 20 yards
out to make the deficit 3-2.
The Fightin' Engineers battled in the second half with
several chances at goal including two shots off the crossbar and
six corner kicks in the second half, but couldn't find the back of
the net and fell to the Big Red 3-2.
Vatterrodt led the Engineers with four of the team's 10
Rose-Hulman falls to 1-5-2 with the defeat, while Denison
improved to 3-4 on the year. The Engineers return to action
Wednesday as they travel to Illinois Wesleyan University for a