TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology hosts Mount St. Joseph in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup on Wednesday night at Hulbert Arena.
Rose-Hulman News & Notes (17-11, 5-2 HCAC)
* Rose-Hulman needs one victory in its final two matches to secure a bid to the six-team HCAC Tournament.
* Two Rose-Hulman wins would guarantee either a first-round tournament bye or a first-round home game on Wednesday Nov. 1.
* Senior Gabi Razma has twice been named HCAC Defensive Player of the Week and is the career school record holder with 2,590 digs.
* Junior Bailey MacInnis has crossed 20 kills in a match twice this season, including the second-most in a match in program history vs. Bluffton (26).
* Senior Mackenzie Gossard ranks No. 2 in school history with 271 block assists and stands No. 6 with 309 total blocks entering the upcoming contest.
* Sophomore Katie Orbeta has recorded five triple-doubles for kills-assists-digs this season. She accomplished the feat twice last week against Mount St. Joseph and Hanover.
* The Fightin' Engineers have defeated two nationally ranked opponents this season - No. 8 Millikin University and No. 20 Hendrix College.
Earlham (15-10, 3-4 HCAC)
* Earlham is having its best season as a member of the HCAC with a 3-4 record in conference play. The Quakers still have a realistic chance to qualify for the six-team HCAC Tournament.
* Earlham has picked up conference wins over Manchester, Franklin and Anderson this season.
* Freshmen Julia Stewart (292 kills) and Carly Federinko (249 kills) have led the Earlham statistics. Other leaders include 984 assists from Lauren Jackson and 499 digs from Megan Hedinger.
* Rose-Hulman leads Earlham 18-6 overall a 7-0 in HCAC play. The Fightin' Engineers have won 11 straight matches in the series.