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Women's Basketball Hosts Transylvania in Battle for First in HCAC

Women's Basketball Hosts Transylvania in Battle for First in HCAC

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.-- The Rose-Hulman Fightin' Engineers will host HCAC competitor Transylvania University on Saturday at 1:00 PM in a rematch of last years HCAC Championship.  This is a battle of the teams picked first and second in the HCAC preseason coaches poll.  

GAMENOTES

GAME COVERAGE: Saturday, December 8 vs. Transylvania- 1:00 PM- LIVE STATSLIVE VIDEO

Rose-Hulman News and Notes:

* The Engineers stand at 5-3 after a win against the Mount St. Joseph Lions on Wednesday with a final score of 65-41.
* Rose-Hulman has been picked as the favorite to win the HCAC title in the pre-season coaches poll.  
Ally Bromenschenkel has been named the HCAC player of the week and leads the team with 18.5 points per game which ranks her first amongst HCAC offensive leaders.  
* She was able to record her third consecutive double-double against the Lions leading the team with 17 points and 15 rebounds.
Abby Bromenschenkel is the teams second leading scorer averaging 10.8 points per game.
* The last meeting between both teams was the HCAC Championship in the 2017-18 season where Rose-Hulman was able to defeat the Pioneers to claim the title with a final score of 57-51.

The Opposition: Transylvania

* The Pioneers stand at 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the HCAC after defeating Hanover on Wednesday with a final score of 84-62.  
* Transylvania has been picked to finish second in the HCAC in the pre-season coaches poll.
* Shelby Boyle leads the team offensively with 15.5 points per game, followed by Celia Kline with 14.5 points per game.