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Baseball Falls at Sewanee to Close Southern Trip 2020 at 4-3

Baseball Falls at Sewanee to Close Southern Trip 2020 at 4-3

SEWANEE, Tenn. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology baseball team rallied from an 11-0 deficit to close within 11-5, but could not complete the comeback in a loss at Sewanee on Sunday.

Rose-Hulman finishes its spring trip with a 4-3 record, while Sewanee improved to 9-5-1 with the victory.

Offensively, Ben ChristiansenJosh Mesenbrink and Adam Taylor had two hits each to lead the Rose-Hulman offense.  Mesenbrink was 2-2 with one run scored and one RBI; Christiansen was 2-2 with a double, one run and one RBI; and Taylor was 2-3 with one run scored and two RBIs.

Andy Krajecki and AJ Ernst contributed doubles to the 12-hit Rose-Hulman attack, as the Fightin' Engineers scored once in the fifth, once in the sixth and three times in the seventh to battle back within contention.

On the mound, the trio of KJ SlepickaJacob Woodrome and Robert Principe tossed 4.2 scoreless innings out of the bullpen.

Rose-Hulman hosts Ohio Northern in a single game Friday and a doubleheader on Saturday next weekend at Art Nehf Field.  The busy weekend also includes a home doubleheader against Trine on Sunday.