TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology fell short in both games of their doubleheader against the Mount St. Joseph Lions with final scores of 8-0 and 11-0. This drops the Engineers record to 5-17 overall and 1-7 in the HCAC. The team will compete next on Friday, 4/19 as they host the Bluffton Beavers at 5:30 PM and 7:30 PM.
Before today's game the team took the time to recognize their senior athletes for their dedication to the Rose-Hulman softball program. Seniors Maddie Struble, Erin Minervini, and Bryly Shipman were escorted onto the field by their families and friends and honored with their senior gifts.
Game 1- Rose-Hulman 0, Mount St. Joseph 8 - 5 innings
The Engineers found themselves in a challenging contest against the top HCAC ranked Mount St. Joseph Lions. The Lions were able to put together 5 runs through 3 innings to jump in front of Rose-Hulman early.
The Lions would increase their lead with 3 more runs in the top of the 4th inning to make the score 8-0. This would be the final for game one. Emily Struble pitched for the Engineers recording 2 strikeouts through all five innings.
Game 2- Rose-Hulman 0, Mount St. Joseph 11 - 5 innings
The Lions were able to make a statement early in game 2 with 9 runs to start the game in the first inning. Mount St. Joseph would add on two more runs in the 3rd to make the score 11-0.