Women's Soccer Narrowly Falls at Manchester


bomber-cc2NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. -- Manchester College reached the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament with a 1-0 women's soccer victory over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Saturday afternoon.

The Spartans scored the lone goal of the match in the 83rd minute to qualify for the HCAC Tournament as the No. 4 seed.  Brandy Crouse scored her 13th goal of the season to provide the winning margin.

Manchester outshot Rose-Hulman 12-9 in the contest, with freshman Lucinda Combs (Danville, Ky./Boyle County) recording three saves. 

Sophomore Nicky Wheeler (Avon) led the Rose-Hulman offense with four shots and freshman Katie DeMoss (Martinsville/Roncalli) added three.

Rose-Hulman completed the season with a 9-7-3 overall record and tied for fifth place in the league standings.