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Men's Soccer Records Shutout Against Franklin on the Road

Men's Soccer Records Shutout Against Franklin on the Road

FRANKLIN, Ind.-- The Rose-Hulman Fightin' Engineers men's soccer team was able to record their 10th shutout of the season defeating the Franklin Grizzlies with a final score of 3-0.  This improves the team to 12-3 overall and 5-1 in the HCAC.  

Eric Kirby was able to strike first for the Engineers in the 24th minute on a penalty kick to take the lead 1-0.  The Engineers outshot the Grizzlies in the first half 13-2.  

The second half continued to be controlled by Rose-Hulman as they outshot the Grizzlies 8-3.  Sam Alvares was able to get to the net after an assist from Matt Fix and Luke McCollough in the 57th minute to make the score 2-0.  Matt Fix would connect with a goal of his own in the 70th minute after an assist from McCollough to seal the win over the Grizzlies with a final score of 3-0.

Goalie Pascal Schlee was able to record two saves on the night in the Engineers 10th shutout of the season.  Rose-Hulman was able to end the match outshooting the Grizzlies 21-5.

The team moved into a three-way tie for first place in the HCAC with Hanover and Transylvania after tonight's win.  

Rose-Hulman will continue their HCAC schedule hosting Manchester University on Saturday, 10/26 at 3:30 PM.