AUBURNDALE, FLA. -- Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology dropped the final game of its annual trip
to Florida 8-0 to Aurora University on Saturday
The Fightin' Engineers completed
their Florida Trip with a 5-4 overall record.
Aurora scored four runs in the
first inning with three unearned runs to take the early lead, then
held off a pair of potential run scoring rallies by Rose-Hulman to
capture the win.
Senior Neil Krueger
(Beach Park, Ill./Zion-Benton) (pictured) led the
Rose-Hulman offense with two singles.
Other Engineers with hits
included senior B.J. Zobrist (Eureka, Ill.),
sophomore Bobby Newman (Orland Park,
Ill./Sandburg), senior Michael Kovacs (Cincinnati,
Ohio/Moeller) and junior Will Burchett (Mokena,
Drew Gay picked up the victory
for Aurora with seven shutout innings and nine strikeouts.
Rose-Hulman returns to action with its home opener against Alma
College on March 13 at noon.