TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Torin
Franz scored 30 points and Hanover College relied on a strong
defensive effort to top Rose-Hulman Instittute of Technology 66-43
on Wednesday at Hulbert Arena.
The HCAC regular championship Hanover squad improved to
22-1 with the victory.
Freshman Heather Finnell (Decatur,
Tenn./Cleveland) led the Engineer offense with 14
points. Junior Alisa Dickerson (Elizabethtown,
Ky.) also reached double figures with 10
Hanover held the Engineers to 32% from the field for the
contest and Franz buried six three-pointers to pace the Panther
Rose-Hulman shot 41% from the field in the first half to
remain within 37-23 at the break, before Hanover relied on a
balanced second half scoring attack to secure the win.
Rose-Hulman dropped to 9-15 on the season but retained
sixth place in the HCAC standings at 7-10 in league play. The
Engineers return to action with the regular season home finale
against Mount St. Joseph on Saturday.