Women's Soccer Earns Key OT Win Over Earlham


kingman-mcTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology junior Amanda Kingman (Plano, Texas/Senior) scored seven minutes into overtime to help the women's soccer upset Heartland Conference leader Earlham College on Wednesday night.

Kingman booted home her second goal of the season, courtesy of a pass from freshman Katie DeMoss (Martinsville/Roncalli), for the lone score in Rose-Hulman's 1-0 victory.

The Fightin' Engineers also handed HCAC leader Earlham their first loss of the conference season in the match.

Earlham outshot Rose-Hulman 15-7 in the match, but freshman Lucinda Combs (Danville, Ky./Boyle County) recorded her school record eighth shutout of the season with five saves to lead the defensive effort. 

Joy Doucette led Earlham with five shots, and sophomore Nicky Wheeler (Avon) joined Kingman with two shots for Rose-Hulman.

The Fightin' Engineers improved to 9-6-3 overall and 4-2-2 in HCAC play with the victory.  Rose-Hulman travels to Manchester with a chance to earn the fourth seed for next week's HCAC Tournament with a win over the Spartans on Saturday.  Earlham stands 10-5-1 overall and 6-1-1 in league play.