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Engineers Fall on the Road Against Rhodes

Engineers Fall on the Road Against Rhodes

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-- The Rose-Hulman Fightin' Engineers were defeated by Rhodes College with a final score of 52-45.  This drops the Engineers to 1-2 so far this season.   

Three Engineers were able to reach double-digits in scoring.  Ally Bromenschenkel led the team with 17 points and was also able to record 8 rebounds.  Debie Gedeon was able to record a career high 13 points with 2 assists and 2 rebounds.  Kayla Gerken was also able to reach double figures with 12 points and 4 rebounds. 

Rose-Hulman started the game strong with an 8-0 run to jump ahead in the contest.  Rhodes would fight back to eliminate the deficit and end the first quarter on an 18-0 run to take the lead going into the second quarter 18-8.  The second quarter would continue to be competitive.  Rhodes would maintain their lead going into halftime with the score at 29-19.  Ally would lead the team in scoring with 8 points at the end of the first half.  

The Lynx would continue to build their lead during the third quarter.  The game would head to the fourth with Rose-Hulman trailing Rhodes with a score of 41-28.  The Engineers would cut the lead to just 5 points with the score at 45-50 and 1:51 left in the game.  Rose-Hulman battled hard, but were not able to complete the comeback as they were defeated with a final score of 52-45.  

The Engineers stand at 1-2 and will return to action this weekend as they look forward to hosting the Midwest Challenge.  They will face Washington University on Saturday, 11/24 in their home opener at 2:00 PM. That game will be followed by the second game of the tournament between DePauw and Illinois Wesleyan at 4:00 PM.