CLERMONT, FLA. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology completed its annual spring softball trip to Florida with a 3-5 record after falling in the final two games on Friday.
Ferrum topped Rose-Hulman 13-5 in the opener, before Johnson & Wales earned a 3-0 victory in the nightcap.
In the Ferrum contest, sophomore Jessica Ahlborn (Houghton, Mich.) slapped two singles and junior Allison Bowman (Fort Wayne/Snider) had a single and two RBIs to lead the Rose-Hulman offense.
Senior Brianne Widmoyer (Elkhart/Central) and junior Jenna Martinek (Troy, Mo./Buchanan) each contributed a single, one run and one RBI.
In the nightcap, Tayla Gardner tossed a two-hitter with five strikeouts to lead Johnson and Wales in the 3-0 victory. Widmoyer and sophomore Carly Heibel (Fort Wayne/Lakewood Park) had hits for the Engineers. Senior Alyse Mueller (Belleville, Ill./West) tossed a complete game in the circle with three strikeouts.
Rose-Hulman returns to action with a doubleheader at Taylor University on March 9.
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