Men's Soccer Picks Up 2-1 Win at Defiance

Men's Soccer Picks Up 2-1 Win at Defiance

DEFIANCE, Ohio -- The RHIT men's soccer team picked up a 2-1 win at Defiance College this afternoon.  

The Fightin' Engineers got on the board first in the game on a goal from Austin Webb in the 23rd minute.  It was his fifth goal of the season.  Dieter Schultz recorded the assist on Webb goal.  Rose-Hulman would lead 1-0 at halftime.

In the second half the Fightin' Engineers pushed their lead to 2-0 on a Turner Perkins goal in the 73rd minute.  The goal was Perkins' fourth of the season. 

Defiance managed to cut the deficit in half with a late goal in the 89th minute but RHIT held on for its fifth straight win.

With the victory Rose-Hulman improved to 9-5 overall and a perfect 5-0 in HCAC play.  

Their next match will be on Wednesday October 19 against Mt. St. Joseph.  Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Engineer Intramural Field.