TERRE HAUTE, Ind.-- The Rose-Hulman Fightin' Engineers were able to reach another women's basketball conference win, defeating the Mount St. Joseph Lions with a final score of 65-41. This improves the Engineers at 5-3 overall and 2-0 in the HCAC.
Ally Bromenschenkel led the team with her third consecutive double-double recording 17 points, 15 rebounds, and 3 assists. Abby Bromenschenkel ended the game with 15 points, 4 assists, and 6 rebounds. Debie Gedeon was also able to reach double digits with 10 points on the night.
Rose-Hulman found themselves in a tight matchup early against the Lions. Both teams would stay highly competitive with the score knotted up 13-13 heading into the second quarter.
The contest remained close with multiple lead changes. After being tied 23-23, Rose-Hulman would score four straight points at the end of the half to make the score 27-23 heading into halftime. Ally Bromenschenkel would lead the team in scoring in the first half with 12 points.
Rose-Hulman had a huge third quarter outscoring the Lions 23-9 to establish a dominant lead. The Engineers would head into the final quarter ahead 50-32. The team would hold off the Lions to secure the win with a final score of 65-41.
The Engineers finished the night shooting 51.9% from the field and 69.2% from the free throw line. They were able to end the night out-rebounding the Lions 44-22.
The Engineers stand at 5-3 overall and 2-0 in the HCAC so far this season. Rose-Hulman hosts Transylvania University on Saturday at 1:00 PM in a matchup of teams picked first and second in the HCAC preseason coaches poll.