FLA. -- St. John Fisher, ranked No. 23
nationally in the NCAA Division III preseason national poll,
outhit Rose-Hulman to earn a 12-7 victory in Florida on
St. John Fisher scored eight
times in the second inning, before Rose-Hulman scored three times
in the third, once in the sixth and three times in the seventh to
close within 11-7.
Sophomore Bobby Newman
(Orland Park, Ill./Sandburg) and senior Michael
Kovacs (Cincinnati, Ohio/Moeller) led the Rose-Hulman
offense with three hits each.
Newman slapped three singles
with three runs scored and two RBIs, while Kovacs had two doubles
and one single with two runs scored.
Senior B.J. Zobrist
(Eureka, Ill.) (pictured) slapped two hits, including
a double, with one run and one RBI. Sophomore Donald
Stopka (Grayslake, Ill./Carmel Catholic) added two singles
and one RBI.
Chris Roeder led the St. John
Fisher offense with a three-run home run, and Ben Bostick had three
hits and three RBIs for the Cardinals.
Rose-Hulman stands 3-2 on the season, while St. John
Fisher improved to 3-2. The Fightin' Engineers square off
with Augustana College in a nine-inning matchup on