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Men's Soccer Battles Before Falling 2-1 at Hanover

Men's Soccer Battles Before Falling 2-1 at Hanover

HANOVER, Ind. -- Hanover College snapped a 1-1 tie with an acrobatic goal in the final five minutes of regulation as the host Panthers topped Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 2-1 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men's soccer action on Wednesday afternoon.

Josh Hughes scored on a bicycle pass with 3:51 left to lift Hanover to the 2-1 win.  The defensive and tight contest featured a narrow 7-6 shot advantage for Hanover.

Hughes opened the scoring in the 63rd minute, before Rose-Hulman tied the score at 1-1 on an own goal from a cross pass.  Andy June and Travis Bednarek led the Fightin' Engineer offense with two shots each.

Rose-Hulman dropped to 10-3 and 3-1 in HCAC play after having a five-game winning streak snapped.  Hanover improved to 6-5-1 and 3-1 in conference play.