FRANKLIN, IND. -- Franklin
College scored five times in the fourth inning and added seven runs
in the eighth to top Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 15-4 in
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball action on
Travis Lee, Scott Windler, Ian Sanders, Alex
Boone, Jarrett Johnson and Jordan Smuts had two hits each for the
Franklin offensive attack.
Nathan Ellis tossed eight innings and
scattered nine hits with four runs allowed to move to 6-2 on the
For Rose-Hulman, sophomore Bobby
Newman (pictured) (Orland Park, Ill./Sandburg) led
the offensive effort with two doubles and two runs
Senior Neil Krueger (Beach Park,
Ill./Zion Benton) added two hits, including a
double. Junior Derek Dauenbaugh (Bloomington,
Ill./University) pitched in with two singles and one
Senior Michael Kovacs (Cincinnati,
Ohio/Moeller) also became the fourth Engineer to reach 200
career hits with an RBI single.
Franklin improved to 15-4 overall and 13-8
in HCAC play, while Rose-Hulman dropped to 23-14 and 13-9 in league
matchups. The Engineers conclude the regular season with a
three-game series at Hanover on Saturday and Sunday.