ST. LOUIS, MO. -- Nationally ranked Washington
University scored five first inning runs and relied on a strong
pitching effort to top Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 7-0
in baseball action on Wednesday.
The Bears, ranked No. 25 nationally in the American Baseball
Coaches Association weekly poll, scored five runs in the first
inning to earn the 7-0 victory.
Chris Lowery led the Washington University offense with three
hits, including a double, Kyle Billig and Brandon Rogalski
each had two hits for the Bears.
Stephen Bonser tossed the complete game on the mound, scattering
eight hits with one walk and three strikeouts.
Freshman Josh Hoeing (Rishville)
and sophomore Michael Bush (Columbus, Ohio/Worthington
Christian) slapped two singles each to lead the
Sophomore John Krasich (Westfield/Brebeuf
Jesuit) led the Rose-Hulman pitching effort with three
innings out of the bullpen. Krasich scattered three hits with
one strikeout and allowed just one run.
Washington University improved to 21-6 on the season, while
Rose-Hulman dropped to 14-7. The Fightin' Engineers return to
action with a 2 p.m. home doubleheader on Friday against Mount