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.