Late Rally Falls Short in Loss to DePauw


akard-batTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology scored four runs in the seventh inning with a late rally, but DePauw University built a 9-1 lead and held on to earn a 10-5 baseball victory on Thursday night.

Robbie Stein led the 15-hit attack for DePauw with four hits, including two doubles.  Zach Galyean added three hits with a home run and a double for the Tigers.

The offensive effort helped start Conor Heneghan pick up the win for the Tigers.  Heneghan pitched around three hits and four walks allowed to surrender just one run in the victory.

Junior Hank Akard (Indianapolis/Ben Davis) led the Rose-Hulman offense with a single, a double and one run scored.  Freshman Kody Alayon (Hammond/Bishop Noll) also scored twice with one single and one RBI for the Engineers.

Rose-Hulman trailed 9-1 in the bottom of the seventh, before a patient inning at the plate helped the Engineers close within 9-5.  The team took advantage of four walks and two hit by pitches in the inning to close within striking distance.

DePauw improved to 15-17 overall, while Rose-Hulman dropped to 12-18.  The Fightin' Engineers host Defiance College on Friday at 7 and in a doubleheader on Saturday at noon.