Panthers Drop Heartbreaker at Rose-Hulman

Panthers Drop Heartbreaker at Rose-Hulman

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Hanover College Panthers dropped a double overtime heartbreaker with Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Rose-Hulman on Wednesday evening, 3-2.

As a team, the Panthers (6-5-1 overall, 3-1 HCAC) finished the contest with 11 shots, nine of which were on goal.

Sophomore Autumn Boothby (Mount Orab, Ohio) struck first in the contest as she took a pass from senior Brandi Brock (Cincinnati, Ohio)  in the 17th minute for the go-ahead goal, 1-0.

Hanover continued to attack the frame as senior Kayla Nowlin (Harrison, Ohio) sent a ball into frame that was finished by sophomore Maggie Day (Sellersburg, Ind.) for the Panther two goal lead, 2-0.

However, Rose-Hulman used a two-goal outburst, finding the equalizer in the 68th minute to tie the contest at 2-2 forcing an overtime thriller.

After a scoreless first overtime, Rose-Hulman wasted little time finding the game-winner as they beat the Panther backline in the 103rd minute for the victory, 3-2.

The Blue and Red return to action on Saturday, Oct. 19 as they travel north to Bluffton, Ohio. Kickoff is set for 1:00 P.M.