TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Transylvania University improved to 5-1 in
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference softball action with a 5-4
and 9-4 sweep over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in softball
action on Saturday.
Transylvania scored three times in the seventh inning in the
opener to rally and earn a 5-4 victory. Emily Hampton led
Transylvania with three hits. Michelle Ladanyi slapped two
hits, including a triple, and added two RBIs.
Sophomore Allison Bowman (Fort Wayne/Snider)
led the game one offense for Rose-Hulman with a two-run home
run. Freshman Carly Heibel (Fort Wayne/Lakewood
Park) added two hits, and junior Brianne Widmoyer
(Elkhart/Central) had one single, one run, one RBI and
four pitching strikeouts.
Transylvania relied on three runs in the second and five in the
third to earn a 9-4 victory in the nightcap. Hampton had
three more hits in the nightcap for the Pioneers.
Junior Alyse Mueller (Belleville, Ill./West)
slapped two hits, including a double, with two RBIs to lead
the Engineers. Heibel and junior Kayla Irwin
(Farmersburg/North Central) also contributed two hits.
Transylvania improved to 12-10-1 and 5-1 in HCAC play, while
Rose-Hulman is 6-14 and 2-2 in league games. The Fightin'
Engineers return to action at Blackburn College on Sunday
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