TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology scored two second half goals to defeat North Park
University 2-1 in the women's soccer season opener for both teams
on Saturday at Indiana State University.
North Park took the early lead at 1-0 on a score by Rebekah
Marquez in the 38th minute.
Rose-Hulman junior Amanda Kingman (Plano,
Texas/Senior) scored inside the box to knot the score at
1-1 in the 73rd minute. Kingman scored off a pass from
freshman Cassidy Cain (Noblesville) that ended up
in the box courtesy of a boot from sophomore Mackenzie
Christensen (Racine, Wis./New Glarus).
With the score tied at 1-1, Rose-Hulman continued the offensive
pressure and was awarded a penalty kick with slighly over two
minutes remaining. Freshman Katie DeMoss
(Martinsville/Roncalli) booted home the score to give
Rose-Hulman a 2-1 victory.
Freshman Lucinda Combs (Danville,
Ky./Boyle County) picked up the victory in goal.
Combs recorded one save and also made several strong plays on
crossing passes inside the box.
Rose-Hulman stands 1-0 on the season and returns to action wtih
a 3 p.m. game against Wilmington at Franklin College on
Sunday. North Park stands 0-1.