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Fightin' Engineers Square Off with Bluffton in HCAC Showdown Saturday

Fightin' Engineers Square Off with Bluffton in HCAC Showdown Saturday

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- It will be a big Homecoming Weekend for the Rose-Hulman volleyball team.  The Fightin' Engineers will clash with the Bluffton Beavers at 5:30 pm in Hulbert Arena on Satruday in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference showdown.  It wll be Homecoming Weekend at Rose-Hulman. 



Rose-Hulman News & Notes

* Despite one of the toughest schedules in program history, the Fightin' Engineers stand at 13-8 overall and a perfect 3-0 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play.  
* The Fightin' Engineers have defeated two nationally ranked opponents this season.
* RHIT sits atop the HCAC standings with three league victories.
* Rose-Hulman swept Anderson on Wednesday October 4th by set scores of 25-21, 25-16, and 25-22.
* Junior Bailey MacInnis led the Fightin' Engineers with 16 kills and just two hitting errors.  Senior Becca Poppel chipped in with 11 kills.  Sophomore Katie Orbeta contributed a team-high 31 assists and three aces in the win.  

The Opposition: Bluffton University Beavers (10-9, 1-1 HCAC)

* Bluffton stands at 10-9, 1-1 HCAC.
* The Beavers got a win in their last outing, defeating Mount St. Joseph in five sets.
* Junior Bethany Martini leads the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference with 284 kills.