TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- DePauw University scored three runs in the eighth inning to earn a 7-6 victory over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in college baseball action on Friday night.
Rose-Hulman jumped out to a 5-1 lead after a three-run fourth inning. DePauw rallied with three runs in the sixth and three in the seventh to capture the victory.
Senior Bobby Newman (Orland Park, Ill./Sandburg) led the Rose-Hulman offense with two singles and three RBIs. Freshman Patrick Klima (South Bend/St. Joseph), senior Donald Stopka (Grayslake, Ill./Carmel Catholic) and freshman Donnie Waters (Franklin) each had two singles for the Engineers.
Sophomore Ben Menich (Mount Prospect, Ill./Prospect) tossed seven strong innings and scattered 11 hits to lead the pitching effort. Menich held the DePauw offense to four runs and left with a lead.
Brendon Pashia led the DePauw 17-hit offensive attack with four singles and two runs scored. Connor Einertson had three hits, including a double, with three RBIs.
Sean Brennan tossed a scoreless seventh inning to pick up the win, and Joe Wojda pitched a scoreless ninth to pick up the save.
DePauw improved to 1-2 on the season, while Rose-Hulman stands 3-7. The Fightin' Engineers return to action with an 11 a.m. matchup against DePauw and a 5 p.m. matchup with Concordia Chicago on Saturday.
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