TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology enjoyed a solid offensive performance in game one, before strong Carroll pitching allowed the two teams to split a baseball doubleheader on Sunday at Art Nehf Field.
In the opener, Rose-Hulman scored six runs in the sixth and four times in the second as an 18-hit attack propelled the Fightin' Engineers to an 18-7 victory. David Burnside led the offense with three hits, including a double, three runs scored and two RBIs. Conner Shipley scored three runs, had two RBIs and added a single and a double. Conner Helbling also contributed two singles and three RBIs to the offensive attack.
In the nightcap, the Carroll pitching duo of Seth Smith and Andrew Stone held Rose-Hulman to five hits and allowed the visiting Pioneers to win 3-1. Luke Kluemper led the Rose-Hulman game two offense with two singles and one RBI. Sean Casey added a triple and scored once.
Rose-Hulman improved to 10-5 on the season and extended its current winning streak to four games. Carroll dropped to 4-7 overall. The Fightin' Engineers open the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference schedule on Saturday at home against Mount St. Joseph.