Location: Terre Haute, IN
The game was tightly contested as both teams struggled to get the ball into the net. Both defenses were able to stop the ball from getting close enough for a shot as there was only 14 shots total between the Mount and Rose for the entire match. Rose Hulman was able to get a goal in the second half which ultimately gave them the win with a final of 1-0.
How it Happened:
The first half of the match was a battle between two great defensive teams. The Lions were only able to total 4 shots, while Rose Hulman was held to 3. Both teams struggled to get the ball near the net for scoring opportunities. The score would be tied 0-0 as both teams went in for halftime. In the second half, both defenses continue to dominate the game. The Mount was able to get off 5 shots compared to Rose's 2 shots, but Rose was able to connect with the net in the middle of the second half. This gave them the lead 1-0 over the Lions in the 66th minute. Mount St. Joseph was unable to tie the score and was defeated by Rose Hulman with a final of 1-0.
Besides the goal in the 66th minute the Lions played amazing defense. They were able to hold Rose to 3 shots in the first half and only 2 shots in the second half.
The Lions will come back home for another HCAC matchup this weekend. On Saturday 10/21, they will play the Manchester University Spartans on Schueler Field at 1:00 PM.