12 Runs in Nightcap Lead Softball to Split with MSJ



TERRE HAUTE, IND.-- Rose-Hulman scored in every inning in game two to top Mount St. Joseph and earn a softball doubleheader split on Saturday.

Mount St. Joseph won the first contest by a 5-3 count, before Rose-Hulman rallied to claim a 12-5 victory in the nightcap.

In the opener, freshman Jenna Martinek (Troy, Mo./Buchanan) and sophomore Alyse Mueller (Belleville, Ill./West) smashed doubles to lead the offensive effort.  Martinek also added a single.

Senior Kyla Lutz (Tennyson, Ind./Boonville) pitched in with two singles and two RBIs, and tossed the complete game in the circle with four strikeouts.

In game two, freshmen Allison Bowman (Fort Wayne/Snider) and Mary Schultz (Harrison, Ohio) (pictured)  each blasted home runs to lead the Rose-Hulman offensive attack.  Schultz finished 2-4 with a home run, double and four RBIs.  Bowman was 2-3 with a home run, double, two runs and three RBIs.

Senior Kayla Yano (Ontario, Ore.) slapped two doubles with two RBIs, and senior Allison Faber (St. Louis, Mo./Cor Jesu Academy) pitched in with two singles, two runs and one RBI.  Martinek also scored three times in the leadoff spot.

Rose-Hulman is now 9-11 on the season and 3-3 in the HCAC, while Mount St. Joseph stands 3-14 and 1-3 in league play.  The Engineers host Grace College on Friday at 5 p.m.