GAME 1 BOX
SCORE; GAME 2 BOX SCORE
TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology split the Heartland Collegiate Athletic
Conference season opening softball twinbill against Bluffton on
The Fightin' Engineers captured
the opener 5-3, before Bluffton rallied to claim a 6-3 win in the
In the opener, Rose-Hulman
scored four times in the fifth inning to claim the
The Engineers relied on singles
by freshman Allison Bowman (Fort Wayne/Snider) and
senior Rebecca Bowermaster (Wood River,
Ill./Roxana) to start the rally, then freshman
Mary Schultz (Harrison, Ohio) slapped a double to
score one run.
Singles by freshman
Jenna Martinek (Troy, Mo./Buchanan), senior
Kayla Yano (Ontario, Ore.) and freshman
Brianne Widmoyer (Elkhart/Central) capped the
rally. Yano and Widmoyer led the offense with two hits
The offensive effort allowed
senior Kyla Lutz (Tennyson/Boonville) to earn a
complete game victory. Lutz scattered nine hits in seven
innings to move to 2-3 on the year.
In the nightcap, Bluffton scored
four times in the first inning and held off Rose-Hulman's rally to
earn a twinbill split. Yano led the offense with two singles,
and Bowermaster added a single and scored one run.
Rose-Hulman stands 5-9 overall,
while Bluffton improved to 8-3. The Engineers host Spalding
University in non-conference action on Sunday at 2 p.m.