GAME 1 BOX SCORE; GAME 2 BOX
AUBURNDALE, FLA. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology used big innings to sweep Rochester Institute of
Technology in college baseball action on
Rose-Hulman won the first game
5-2 fueled by a four-run third inning that featured just two
hits. Junior Will Burchett (Mokena, Ill./Providence
Catholic) led the rally with a hit and a run.
Senior Andrew Oakley
(Clinton Township, Mich./Chippewa Valley)
(pictured) pitched his second complete game and threw
five strikeouts while picking up his second win of the
The Engineers then came back and
won game two 9-6, powered behind a six run first inning which
featured four errors by Rochester.
Three players had two hits in
the game, led by freshman Andrew Benitez (Mililani,
Hawaii) who started the game with a single and later
scored in the inning. He also added a double later in the
Sophomore Matt Turk
(Addison, Ill./Addison Trail) also doubled in the first
inning and added a run.
Freshman Hank Akard
(Indianapolis, Ind./Ben Davis) added one run and a single
and double while Senior Michael Kovacs (Cincinnati,
Ohio/Moeller) chipped in with two runs.
Junior Jim Bob Schuler
(Salem, Ind./North Harrison) picked up his second win of
the season and freshman Kevin Farley (Centennial,
Colo./Littleton) picked up his first save with three
scoreless and hitless innings in relief.
Rose-Hulman now stands 5-3 on
the season and will face Aurora University Saturday to finish their
#1 in the nation for 15 years!
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