GREENVILLE, ILL. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology scored
early in the second half and relied on a strong defensive effort to
top Greenville College 1-0 in women's soccer action on Wednesday
Freshman Hayley Gilliam (Zionsville)
(pictured) scored the first goal of her career at
the 51:30 mark, courtesy of a double assist. Freshman
Katie Maier (Billings, Mont.) made an initial pass
into the midfield that was sent on by freshman Mallory
McDevitt (Wapakoneta, Ohio) and into the goal by
Freshman Lucinda Combs (Danville, Ky./Boyle
County) recorded four saves for her first college
shutout. The Fightin' Engineers improved to 2-1 on the season
with the victory.
Rose-Hulman controlled the play offensively for much of the
game, outshooting the host Panthers 9-4. Sophomore
Nicky Wheeler (Avon) and freshman Katie
DeMoss (Martinsville/Roncalli) led the balanced offensive
attack with two shots each. The Engineers also had a 9-1 edge
in corner kicks.
Rose-Hulman returns to action with two matches this
weekend. The Fightin' Engineers head to Indianapolis to face
Marian on Saturday, then return home to host Centre on Sunday.