GAME 1 BOX
SCORE; GAME 2 BOX SCORE
LEXINGTON, KY.-- Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology rebounded from a first game loss to win the
nightcap and split with Transylvania University Saturday in a
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference softball
The Engineers dropped the first game 10-0 with hits by senior
Kyla Lutz (Tennyson, Ind./Boonville) and senior
Allison Faber (St. Louis, Mo./Cor Jesu Academy)
(pictured) before defeating the Pioneers in game two
7-6, scoring two runs in both the second and fourth innings.
Rose-Hulman was led by Faber and sophomore Alyse Mueller
(Belleville, Ill./West) who both had three hits. Faber had
a home run and also led the Engineers with two runs scored and one
run batted in. Lutz also scored two runs.
Freshman Allison Bowman (Fort Wayne, Ind./Snider)
added two hits with two runs batted in and one run in the effort.
Sophomore Brianne Widmoyer (Elkhart, Ind./Central)
contributed by adding one hit and one run batted in, while freshmen
Jenna Martinek (Troy, Mo./Buchanan) and
Mary Schultz (Harrison, Ohio) each added a
Widmoyer tossed the complete
game in the circle to earn the win in the nightcap, including seven
Lutz started off the second inning with a hit by pitch and scored
off a double by Bowman. Two Transylvania errors allowed Bowman to
score for the Engineers. The Pioneers then answered with two runs
of their own in their second inning.
The Engineers again took a lead after a fielders choice allowed
Lutz to reach base and advance to second on a Faber single.
Bowman's single allowed Lutz to give Rose-Hulman the 3-2
The fourth inning provided two more Engineer runs as Schultz and
Martinek both scored unearned runs. After two Transylvania runs in
the fourth, Faber belted a solo home run to open the fifth inning,
giving the Engineers a 6-4 lead.
The seventh inning gave Rose-Hulman a needed insurance run as Faber
started the inning with a double and scored off an error by the
Transylvania scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to give
the Engineers a scare. Two singles and a passed ball give the
Pioneers runners on second and third with two outs when a single
scored both runners and placed a runner on third. A Transylvania
ground out to second ended the inning and gave the Engineers the
Rose-Hulman is now 8-10 on the season, 2-2 in the HCAC while
Transylvania is now 7-10 and 1-1 in league play. The Engineers
return home next Saturday to face conference foe Mount St.
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