FRANKLIN, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology scored three goals in a four-minute span of the second
half to top Franklin College 3-0 in women's soccer action
on Tuesday night.
Junior Nicky Wheeler (Avon) opened the scoring
in the 66th minute, courtesy of a pass from freshman Helena
Bomber (Bargersville/Center Grove).
Just two minutes later, freshman Katie DeMoss
(Martinsville/Roncalli) gave Rose-Hulman a 2-0 lead on a
score, off a pass from senior Amy Schleter (Knoxville,
Two minutes later, in the 70th minute, junior Rachel
Johnstone (Loveland, Ohio) capped the scoring streak to
give Rose-Hulman its final margin of victory. Sophomore
Mackenzie Christensen (New Glarus, Wis.) provided
The teams each fired nine shots in the match, with Wheeler
leading the Rose-Hulman attack with five shots.
Freshman Lucinda Combs (Danville, Ky./Boyle
County) recorded her sixth shutout of the season and the
seventh of the year by the Fightin' Engineers to pick up the
victory. Combs tallied four saves in the shutout.
Rose-Hulman improved to 8-6-2 and 3-2-1 in conference play,
while Franklin dropped to 4-6-3 and 0-3-3 in league matches.
The Fightin' Engineers return to action at Hanover on Saturday.
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