TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology senior Kyla Lutz (Tennyson/Boonville)
has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Softball Player of the Week for her efforts in a 3-1 week.
Lutz led Rose-Hulman with a .538 batting average on 7-13 at the
plate with a team-high on-base percentage of .600 to help lead the
Engineers to a sweep over Franklin and a split against Hanover.
In addition, Lutz also pitched complete game victories against
both Franklin and Hanover, highlighted by a shutout against Hanover
Lutz is batting .321 this season with 26 hits and 16 runs
scored, while leading the pitching staff with six victories.
Lutz is the second HCAC Hitter of the Week honoree this season
for Rose-Hulman, joining senior Allison Faber (St. Louis,
Mo./Cor Jesu Academy), who became the new single-season
and career home run leader for the Fightin' Engineers on
Rose-Hulman stands 13-19 overall and 6-8 in league play.
The Engineers host Defiance College in the HCAC regular season
finale on Saturday at 1 p.m.