WINTER HAVEN, FLA. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology capped
its Florida trip with a 5-3 record after defeating the College of
New Jersey 7-2 on Saturday.
Senior Jim Bob Schuler (Salem/North Harrison)
tossed eight strong innings to lead Rose-Hulman to the
victory. Schuler allowed one earned run and scattered eight
hits with three strikeouts to move to 2-0 on the trip.
Offensively, sophomore Hank Akard (Indianapolis/Ben
Davis) led the Engineers from the leadoff spot.
Akard had four hits, including two doubles, with two runs scored
and one stolen base.
Sophomore Donald Stopka (Grayslake, Ill./Carmel
Catholic) added three singles, scored once andhad one
RBI. Sophomore Andrew Benitez (Mililani,
Hawaii) added two singles and one RBI.
Rose-Hulman returns to action with its home opener against
Greenville College on Thursday at 5:30 at Art Nehf Field.