There had to have been an interesting family reunion late Sunday afternoon after Rose-Hulman had battled regionally ranked Centre to a scoreless tie in women’s soccer.
The visiting Engineers were outshot 34-5 but managed the draw, thanks in part to a spectacular effort by goalkeeper Lucinda Combs.
Combs, who now has four shutouts in Rose-Hulman’s seven matches so far this season, had 13 saves Sunday, six of them against the Colonels’ star player.
The name of that star player who had 12 shots in all, more than twice the Rose-Hulman total? Alex Combs, Lucinda’s twin sister.
Now 4-1-2, Rose-Hulman hosts Illinois Wesleyan at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
In other soccer:
• Eastern Michigan 4, Indiana State 0 — At Ypsilanti, Mich., the host team scored twice in each half in improving to 3-4-1 for the season. ISU fell to 3-6.
Eastern Michigan had a 22-12 advantage in shots and a 10-6 edge in shots on goal. Abby Reed led the Sycamores with four shots. Abby Keller had six saves in goal.
ISU opens Missouri Valley Conference play Friday at Loyola of Chicago.
• Indiana State 3, Evansville 0 — At the ISU Arena, the host Sycamores got their first Missouri Valley Conference win of the season Saturday night, downing the Purple Aces 25-23, 25-23, 27-25.
Cassandra Willis had a career-high 14 kills and also had a team-high five blocks for the Sycamores, now 6-6 overall and 1-1 in the MVC.
Morgan Dall had 13 kills, Victoria Swigart 11, Loni Mackinson 40 assists and Molly Murphy 25 digs.
ISU has a 7 p.m. home match Tuesday against Chicago State.
• Fitzpatrick wins pair — At Putnamville, West Terre Haute’s Blake Fitzpatrick was one of the double winners in Saturday’s racing at Lincoln Park Speedway.
Fitzpatrick won his heat and one of the features for sprint cars. Eric Burns of Brazil won the other sprint main. Other winners were Paul Bumgardner in modifieds, Doug McCullough in super stocks and Carlos Bumgardner and A.J. Smith in bombers.
Heat winners — Levi Shields, Blake Fitzpatrick, Chad Boespflug, Ethan Barrow, Chris Gurley.
B-main winners — Joss Moffatt, Brady Short.
Feature 1 — Fitzpatrick, Boespflug, Casey Shuman, A.J. Hopkins, Barrow, Carson Short, Brent Beauchamp, Gurley, Billy Puterbaugh, Jeff Bland Jr., Short, Brian Hayden, Michael Terry Jr., Bradley Sterrett, Conner Donelson.
Feature 2 — Eric Burns, Brandon Morin, Patrick Giddens, J.T. Stapp, Eric Edwards, Ray Kenens, Tony Main, Nick Johnson, Jamie Frederickson, Garrett Adams, Hunter O’Neal, Braxton Cummings, Devin Cress, Kent Christian, Jarod Harris.
Heat winners — Paul Bumgardner, Hayden, Jake Humphrey.
Feature — P.Bumgardner, Hayden, Humphrey, Duane Lee, Dan Lewellen, Broc Burton, Eric Varner, John Hipps, Wes McClara, Elijah Heminger, Kenny Carmichael, Jeff Deckard, Carlos Bumgardner, Terry Fish Jr., Geoff Buxton.
UMP super stocks
Heat winners — Doug McCullough, Chris Hillman, Scott Carrington, Roy Bruce Jr. (B-main).
Feature — McCullough, Hillman, Carmichael, Ralph Groomer, C.J. Bryan, Dustin Shoulders, Josh Fagg, J.R. Watkins, Tyler Loughmiller, Bruce, Gene Barnett, Josh McDaniel, Eric Bowman, Travis Heramb, Kenny Carmichael Jr.
Heat winners — Tim Wright, Carlos Bumgardner, David Wallen, McCullough.
Feature 1 — A.J. Smith, Wright, Damon Harrell, David Kikendall, Josh Foxworthy, Tom Courtney, Mark Dickerson, Lenny Krupa, Mike Fisher Jr., Junior Shepherd.
Feature 2 — C.Bumgardner, Jeff Beggs, Curt Leonard, Blake Cross, David Wallen, Jack Campbell, Cody Wright, Justin Litton, Jerry Hutto, Ron Smith.