TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Manchester University women’s soccer team fell on the road in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action at Rose-Hulman on Wednesday October 13.
The host Fightin’ Engineers sit in second place in the HCAC standings following their 5-0 victory.
RHIT scored three goals in the opening period, while adding two more in the second half. Both Christina Rogers (10th & 22nd minutes) and Sarah Shoemaker (82nd & 87th minutes) netted two goals for Rose-Hulman. Lane Lawrence (21st minute) tallied the other goal for RHIT.
Jayden Murray (Delphi, Ind./Rossville Consolidated) led Manchester with two shots. Both McKenna Burkholder (Argos, Ind./Argos) and Elaina Halferty (Columbia City, Ind./Columbia City) put a shot on goal for MU.
Cate Bennett (Hartford City, Ind./Blackford) made seven stops in goal for the Spartans.
Manchester (1-4 HCAC) will host Earlham College on Saturday October 16 in Spartan Stadium beginning at 1 p.m. The Spartans will honor their senior class prior to the start of Saturday’s contest.
Rose-Hulman remains one-game back of Hanover College in the conference standings following Wednesday’s win. The Fightin’ Engineers now stand 8-2-1, 4-1 HCAC on the year.