Engineers Fall in Twinbill at Centre


Widmoyer2DANVILLE, KY. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology softball team opened the Centre College Invitational with 5-4 and 13-5 losses to the host Colonels on Saturday.

In the opener, Rose-Hulman scored twice in the sixth inning to knot the score at 2-2, then answered with two more runs in the seventh to tie the contest at 4-4.  Centre scored once in the seventh to secure the win.

Freshman Allison Bowman (Fort Wayne/Snider) led the offense with two singles and one RBI, with freshman Jenna Martinek (Troy, Mo./Troy Buchanan) contributing two RBIs.

Senior Allison Faber (St. Louis, Mo./Cor Jesu Academy) had a double, two runs scored and one RBI, while sophomore Brianne Widmoyer (Elkhart, Ind./Elkhart Central) (pictured) added a double and one run scored.

In the nightcap, the Colonels relied on a fast start to capture a 13-5 victory.  Regina Sena and Emily Meador led the Centre offense with three RBI doubles.

For Rose-Hulman, Faber blasted a home run and a single with three RBIs and one run scored.  Martinek added two singles, one run and one RBI.

Rose-Hulman stands 2-8 overall and returns to action with games against Oberlin and Centre on Sunday in Kentucky.