TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Grace
College snapped a 2-2 tie with a run in its final at bat to
complete a softball doubleheader sweep at Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology on Friday.
The Lancers captured game one by an 8-1 count, then won 3-2 in
In the opener, senior Allison Faber (St. Louis, Mo./Cor
Jesu Academy) (pictured) led the Rose-Hulman offense
with a solo home run. Senior Kayla Yano (Ontario,
Ore.) and freshman Mary Schultz (Harrison,
Ohio) added two hits each.
Genevieve Benson led the Grace offense with two doubles and five
RBIs. The Lancers improved to 4-20, while Rose-Hulman dropped
In the nightcap, Rose-Hulman rallied from a 2-0 deficit with two
runs in the fourth inning to knot the score at 2-2. Freshman
Allison Bowman (Fort Wayne/Snider) opened the
scoring with a solo home run, then senior Molly Richardson
(Orange Park, Fla./St. John's Country Day) knotted the
score by stealing home with two outs.
Freshman Jenna Martinek (Troy, Mo./Buchanan)
and sophomore Brianne Widmoyer (Elkhart/Central)
paced the Rose-Hulman offense with two hits each. Sophomore
Alyse Mueller (Belleville, Ill./West) tossed the
complete game in the pitching circle and allowed just
one earned run with five strikeouts.
Rose-Hulman stands 9-13 on the season and returns to home action
against Blackburn College on Sunday at noon.