Franklin, Ind. - The Franklin College women's soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to eight consecutive matches in a scoreless draw against Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) action Wednesday evening from Faught Stadium.
The Grizzlies (7-2-3, 3-0-1 HCAC) attempted seven of their 10 shots during the second half.
Senior defender Danielle Owens (New Palestine, Ind./New Palestine) nearly scored her fourth goal of the season off a corner kick in the 75th minute. However, Rose-Hulman goalkeeper Lucinda Combs deflected the shot. The ball remained in front of the net following the deflection. The hosts were unable to attempt a shot into the wide open net.
Earlier in the period, Rose-Hulman's Mackenzie Christensen attempted a free kick that bounced off the crossbar.
Franklin freshman goalkeeper Jessica Young (Indianapolis, Ind./Roncalli) tallied five saves over the 110 minutes. She made one save in the second 10-minute overtime period to keep the match scoreless.
The Grizzlies played the final 24 minutes of the match with 10 players. The Fightin' Engineers attempted five of its 10 shots following the red card.
Freshmen Clare Lenart (Seymour, Ind./Seymour), Hannah McIntosh (Dousman, Wis./Kettle Moraine), and Haley Lowe (Lawrenceburg, Ind./Lawrenceburg) joined senior Kayla Dragstrem (Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg) in leading the offensive attack with each having two shots.
Franklin returns to action on Saturday, October 18 at 1 p.m. when it travels to Bluffton University.