Women's Basketball Releases 2013-14 Schedule


williams-muTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The 2013-14 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology women's basketball schedule includes 12 home games and two matchups with each of the nine Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponents.

The Fightin' Engineers return four starters and nine letter winners from a team that finished 12-14 last season.  Rose-Hulman also qualified for the HCAC Tournament for the third consecutive season and the eighth time in 10 years last winter.

The 2013-14 schedule includes nine conference and three non-conference home matchups.  The Fightin' Engineers open the home slate against Indiana University-South Bend on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m.  The home non-league schedule also includes matchup with crosstown rival St. Mary-of-the-Woods (Dec. 4) and Illinois Institute of Technology (Dec. 16).

After the opener against IU-South Bend, Rose-Hulman hits the road for the Wilmington Tip-Off Tournament on Nov. 22-23 and a road game at Marian University on Nov. 30.  The non-league schedule also includes a trip to Robert Morris-Springfield on Dec. 20.

The conference home schedule begins Dec. 11 against Anderson University and features a stretch of five home games out of six contests between Jan. 18 and Feb. 5.  Other in-state rivals visit Hulbert Arena on Jan. 22 (Hanover), Feb. 5 (Earlham), and Feb. 19 (Franklin).  Any exhibition games against NCAA Division I, II or NAIA opposition will be announced at a later date if scheduled.