TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will travel to face Hanover College in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Tournament Championship Game on Saturday.
Saturday, November 9 - 1:00 PM
ADMISSION POLICY: For HCAC Tournament play, the following admission charges will be in place. All transactions are CASH ONLY.
* Adults: $8
* Senior Citizens and Non-HCAC Students: $5
* HCAC Students, Faculty, Staff: FREE
Rose-Hulman News & Notes (16-3, 8-1 HCAC):
* Rose-Hulman advanced to the HCAC Championship match after defeating Transylvania on Wednesday in the Semifinal Match with a final of 2-1.
* Rose-Hulman is receiving votes in the United Soccer Coaches Top 25 poll for the first time since 2016 (POLL HERE)
* Takezo Kelly and Ryan Tarr lead the team with seven goals each this season.
* Eric Kirby leads the HCAC and ranks in the top 10 in NCAA Division III with 13 assists.
* Kirby also leads the team in points with 23 points and has five goals so far this season.
* Goalie Pascal Schlee ranks second in the conference with a 0.57 goals-against average and a .836 save percentage.
* Schlee leads NCAA Division III with 12 shutouts this season.
* The Engineers will appear in the HCAC Tournament Championship Match for the sixth time in the last seven years under head coach Sean Helliwell.
* Rose-Hulman has won seven HCAC regular season titles and seeks its sixth NCAA Division III Tournament appearance since 2008.
* The team's last appearance in the NCAA Tournament was in 2015.
Hanover News & Notes (12-5-1, 8-1 HCAC):
* The Panthers advance to the HCAC Championship after defeating Manchester University in the Semifinal Match with a final of 2-0.
* Hanover seeks its second appearance to the NCAA Tournament.
* Their last appearance in the NCAA Tournament was in 2016.
* The Panthers have been a part of four HCAC regular season championships in the past five seasons.
* The teams leading point scorer is Josh Hughes with 7 goals, 9 assists, and 23 points.
* Other players with points in double figures include Luke Eppler (9 goals, 18 points) and Carlos Schryver (4 goals, 4 assists, and 12 points).