Four Men's Soccer Players Earn All-HCAC Honors

Vatterodt2TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology placed four players on the all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men's soccer team, in results released today by the league office.

Senior Paul Bouagnon (St. Charles, Ill./Burlington Central) joined junior Clint Vatterrodt (Bloomington, Ill./ University) (pictured) on the first-team all-league squad.

Seniors Mitchell Ishmael (Knoxville, Tenn./Farragut) and Joe Salisbury (Fort Wayne/Homestead) captured second-team all-league recognition.

Bouagnon ranked second on the team in scoring with five goals and 12 points this season.  His efforts included three game-winning goals.

In his career, Bouagnon appeared in 71 matches at Rose-Hulman with 12 goals, six assists and 30 points.

Vatterodt finished second in the HCAC with 10 goals and five assists, and tied for conference high honors with 25 points.  His efforts included one game winning score and 10 goals in 41 shots.

Vatterrodt ranks seventh in Rose-Hulman history with 19 career goals and stands eighth all-time with 52 points.

Ishmael earned second-team all-league honors for the second consecutive year.  The first-team ESPN Academic All-District team honoree appearaed in 18 matches this season and 55 in his career.

Salisbury also captured his second career second-team all-conference honor.  He appeared in 19 matches this season with one goal and six points, increasing his career totals to four goals, 10 assists and 18 points in 67 matches.

Rose-Hulman compiled its sixth consecutive winning season at 8-7-4 overall and finished 5-2-2 in league play.  The Fightin' Engineers compiled a 26-3-4 mark in the four-year playing career of the three seniors who earned all-conference recognition.