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Men's Soccer Tops Fontbonne in Overtime Thriller

Men's Soccer Tops Fontbonne in Overtime Thriller

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology junior Wyatt McKibbon scored the lone goal of the match 8:18 into overtime, as the Fightin' Engineers topped visiting Fontbonne University 1-0 in men's soccer action on Wednesday night.

McKibbon scored the goal on a pass from Eric Kirby with under two minutes remaining in the first overtime period.  The score capped a game that was controlled by Rose-Hulman, as the Engineers outshot Fontbonne 16-5.

Pascal Schlee picked up the shutout victory with four saves in goal.  Andy June led the offense with four shots, and Caleb Urban added three shots.

Rose-Hulman controlled the contest, outshooting the Griffins 6-2 in the opening half, 7-2 in the second half and 3-1 in overtime.  The Fightin' Engineers also had an 8-3 edge on corner kicks.

Rose-Hulman improved to 6-2 on the season and is a perfect 4-0 at home, while Fontbonne fell to 1-8-1.  The Fightin' Engineers return home Saturday to face Westminster (Mo.).