HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Millikin
University women's soccer teams battled to a scoreless draw on
Saturday at Jim Rendel Field.
Rose-Hulman showed strength as the contest progressed,
outshooting the Big Blue 2-1 in the second overtime period after
Millikin owned a 10-3 advantage in shots during the second
half. Millikin outshot the Engineers 19-9 on the day.
Rose-Hulman battled Millikin to nearly even possession time,
shown by an advantage of three corner kicks to two. The
team defensive was the key to the draw.
Freshman Lucinda Combs (Danville, Ky./Boyle
County) recorded 11 saves in goal to preserve her third
shutout of the season.
Offensively, sophomores Nicky Wheeler (Avon)
and Haley O'Neil (Batavia, Ill.) joined freshman
Katie DeMoss (Martinsville/Roncalli) with two
shots each to lead the Rose-Hulman effort.
Rose-Hulman stands 3-3-1 on the season, while Millikin has a
3-2-2 mark. The Fightin' Engineers host Fontbonne on
Wednesday at 6 p.m.