TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology relied on a second half penalty kick to capture a 2-1 victory over Albion College in the women's soccer season opener on Saturday.
Graduate student Annmarie Stanley (Warrenville, Ill./Rosary) put the Engineers ahead 2-1 in the 48th minute on a penalty kick score. The Engineer defense made the score stand up in the win.
Sophomore Rachel Johnstone (Loveland, Ohio) tied the score at 1-1 with a breakaway, then a move around the Albion keeper for her first goal of the season in the 32nd minute.
Earlier in the match, Albion relied on a goal by Kristie Graham to capture a 1-0 lead in the 18th minute. Alyssa Brown provided the assist.
Senior Julie Brennan (Indianapolis/Pike) picked up the goalkeeping victory with five saves for the Engineers.
Johnstone paced Rose-Hulman with three shots. Stanley and junior Ally Nelson (Mooresville) added two shots each.
Rose-Hulman stands 1-0 on the season, while Albion dropped to 0-1. The Engineers travel to DePauw University on Tuesday night.