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 Christiansen, Josh 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.
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.