Rose-Hulman Falls To Wittenburg in First Game Of Wittenburg Invitational


PloofSMWCSPRINGFIELD, OHIO -- Wittenberg University jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as they defeated Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 69-54 Thursday afternoon in the Engineers first game of the Wittenberg University Holiday Invitational.

Rose-Hulman was led by sophomore Kelsey Ploof (Noblesville, Ind.) with a career-high 23 points, including 7-7 from the free-throw line.  Ploof also led the team with eight rebounds.  Senior Alisa Dickerson (Elizabethtown, Ky.)  added 12 points for the Engineers and also dished out six assists.   

Rose-Hulman stands 2-8 overall while Wittenberg improved to 4-5 on the season.  The Engineers return to action at noon on Friday in the Consolation game against Brescia.