CINCINNATI, OHIO -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology scored
twice in the second half to defeat the College of Mount St. Joseph
2-1 in women's soccer action on Tuesday night.
Sophomore Nicky Wheeler (Avon) turned a 1-0
deficit into a 1-1 tie with her third goal of the season in the
59th minute. Freshman Mallory McDevitt
(Wapakoneta, Ohio) provided the
Less than two minutes later, freshman Katie DeMoss
(Martinsville/Roncalli) booted home her seventh goal of
the season to lift Rose-Hulman to its second win of the conference
season. Junior Amanda Kingman (Plano,
Texas/Senior) was credited with the assist.
Freshman Lucinda Combs (Danvile, Ky./Boyle
County) picked up the goalkeeping victory for Rose-Hulman
with seven saves.
Mount St. Joseph jumped out to an early 1-0 lead on a goal by
Victoria Heflen at the 8:01 mark of the first half. The Lions
had a slight shot advantage early in the match, but
Rose-Hulman rallied with a strong second half to claim the win.
Mount St. Joseph outshot Rose-Hulman 17-10 in the match, with
Jessica Pykosz firing four shots for the Lions. DeMoss led
the Fightin' Engineers with four shots, and Wheeler provided
three. Rose-Hulman compiled a 4-1 edge in corner kicks during
Rose-Hulman improved to 7-5-2 overall and 2-1-1 in conference
play on the season, while Mount St. Joseph stands 0-11-1 and 0-2-1
in league play. The Fightin' Engineers host Transylvania
University on Saturday at the Engineer Intramural Field.
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