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TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Earlham College battled through a steady rain to keep its hopes of a top seed for the HCAC Tournament in place with a 2-0 victory over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Wednesday night.

Ikumi Doucette scored her eighth goal of the season in the 59th minute, and Ryder Comstock provided goal number six on a pass from Paige Thomas in the 72nd minute to provide the Earlham offense.

Senior Julie Brennan (Indianapolis/Pike) kept Rose-Hulman within striking distance by recording seven saves.  Sophomore Rachel Johnstone (Loveland, Ohio) led the Engineer offense with two shots.

Earlham outshot Rose-Hulman 14-4 in the match and had all four corner kicks.  The Quakers improved to 7-1 in league play and 10-5-1 overall, while Rose-Hulman stands 5-11-1.

Rose-Hulman concludes the 2011 season with a Saturday home Senior Day matchup against Defiance College at 1 p.m.