IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology women's soccer team
scored twice in the first half to top crosstown rival St.
Mary-of-the-Woods 3-0 in women's soccer action on Wednesday
Freshman Hayley Gilliam (Zionsville) scored the
final two goals to lead the offensive effort. Freshman
Katie DeMoss (Martinsville/Roncalli) added the
game winner for the Engineers.
Freshman Lucinda Combs (Danville, Ky./Boyle
County) earned her fifth shutout of the season with one
Rose-Hulman outshot the Pomeroys 20-3 in the contest and had a
7-1 edge in corner kicks. Amanda Payton led the St.
Mary-of-the-Woods effort with 12 saves to keep the Pomeroys within
Rose-Hulman opened the scoring in the 12th minute on a score by
DeMoss, courtesy of a pass from freshman Mallory McDevitt
Gilliam put the Engineers ahead 2-0 at the half, on a pass from
senior Amy Schleter (Knoxville, Tenn./Karns).
The two teams battled with a 2-0 score until the 82nd
minute, when Gilliam added an insurance goal to secure
Rose-Hulman's fifth win of the year. Junior Amanda
Kingman (Plano, Texas/Senior) was credited with the
DeMoss had five shots to lead the Rose-Hulman offense.
Sophomore Becca Evans (Tinley Park, Ill./Victor
Andrew) added four shots, with Gilliam firing three.
Rose-Hulman improved to 5-4-1 on the season, while St.
Mary-of-the-Woods stands 1-5. The Fightin' Engineers host
Bluffton University in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
opener on Saturday at 1 p.m.