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Football Team Travels to Bluffton on Saturday for HCAC Matchup

Football Team Travels to Bluffton on Saturday for HCAC Matchup

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Franklin College meet in the 2019 Fightin' Engineer Homecoming Game at Cook Stadium.

LIVE COVERAGE:  LIVE STATS / LIVE VIDEO

MEDIA GAME NOTES

RHIT NEWS & NOTES:
* Three Rose-Hulman players have been named HCAC Players of the Week so far this season. 
* Garrett Wight has been named HCAC Offensive Player of the Week; Brett Tuttle has been named HCAC Special Teams Player of the Week; and Winston Amankwah was named HCAC Defensive Player of the Week.
* Wight surpassed 100 yards in both rushing (147) and receiving (104) with a career-high four touchdowns in a 52-35 win at Manchester.  Tuttle was a perfect 7-7 on extra points and hit a 27-yard field goal at Manchester.  Amankwah had the second-longest interception in Rose-Hulman history, a 97-yard return, in the Rhodes win.
* Noah Thomas had the second longest reception in Rose-Hulman history at Manchester.  Thomas scored on a 90-yard touchdown reception in the victory.
* Andrew Dion has moved into 4th place in school history in career touchdown passes (44) and stands 6th all-time in passing yards (4,664).
* Thomas is up to No. 6 in school history in career receptions (134), No. 9 in receiving yards (1,682) and No. 6 in receiving touchdowns (17).
* Jack Heyl leads the Fightin' Engineer defense in career sacks (10) and tackles-for-loss (16.5) entering Saturday's game. 

BLUFFTON NOTES:
* Although Bluffton seeks its first win of the season this weekend, the Beavers have been competitive in 2019.  The difficult schedule has included losses to then-top 25 Trine and defending HCAC co-champions Hanover and Franklin.
* Zachary Nobis (336) and Ryan Markoff (213) have led the Bluffton passing attack. Darian Greeley has rushed for 226 yards and two touchdowns, while Dontez Rash has 171 rushing yards and a 5.5 average-per-carry.
" Antonio Corssty leads the Bluffton defense with 45 tackles this season. John Boyd III has a team-high 1.5 sacks.

SERIES HISTORY:
* Rose-Hulman leads 12-3
* HCAC Era: Rose-Hulman leads 10-3
* Current Streak: Rose-Hulman won 4
* Last Meeting: RHIT 23, BU 14 (2018)
* Last BU win: BU 31, RHIT 17 (2014)

DID YOU KNOW?
* Rose-Hulman has won four straight meetings over Bluffton, after the Beavers won 3-out-of-4 meetings from 2011-2014.