| Semifinal Recap |
HANOVER, Ind. – The Hanover women's soccer team enters the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament final in search of their sixth tournament championship, dating back to the 2011 season in their upcoming battle with Rose-Hulman.
The Panthers will square off against the Fightin' Engineers on Saturday, Nov. 9, for the rights to the HCAC Tournament Championship and the NCAA Division III Tournament automatic qualifier.
PANTHERS IN THE POSTSEASON: The Blue and Red finished the regular season 10-5-2 overall that included a 7-1-1 mark in league action. In the semifinal round of the conference matchup, Hanover defeated Franklin 3-0 to improve to 11-5-2 overall. In the match with the Grizzlies, the Panthers scored all of their goals in the second half.
The Blue and Red seem to turn up the intensity late in the season as the program has claimed four consecutive HCAC Tournament crowns from 2013-2016, making the final stanza in each of the last two seasons.
SCOUTING ROSE-HULMAN: The Fightin' Engineers enter the weekend matchup at 14-4-1 overall after defeating Mt. St. Joseph 2-1 in the semifinal round of the HCAC Tournament. Leading the charge was Lane Lawrence and Elle Vuotto with one goal apiece. The teams appearance in the HCAC Tournament Championship is just the second time in program history, with the last visit coming in 2007.