MSOE Relies on Late Rally to Top RHIT Baseball

MSOE Relies on Late Rally to Top RHIT Baseball

AUBURNDALE, Fla. -- Milwaukee School of Engineering scored three runs in the eighth inning to snap a 2-2 tie and earn a 5-3 victory over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in college baseball action in Florida on Thursday afternoon.

Logan Schiessle, David Burnside and Conner Shipley led the Rose-Hulman offense with two hits each.  Schiessle scored one run, while Shipley and Burnside had a double with one RBI each.

Shipley also led the Rose-Hulman defense with several outstanding plays.  His two top plays included a full-out extended dive on a catch in foul territory and a bases loaded snag of a line drive to start a double play.

On the mound, Luke Buehler started the game and left in a 2-2 tie after four innings.  Buehler allowed just one earned run with one strikeout.  Joey Callahan tossed two scoreless innings and Clayton Mayfield threw a scoreless ninth.

Brandon McCumber led the MSOE offense with three hits.  Jacob Roley tossed 7.1 innings to earn the win, and Sam Crawford picked up the final five outs for the save.

Rose-Hulman stands 1-4, while MSOE improved to 2-5.  The Fightin' Engineers conclude their Florida trip with a matchup against Augustana (Ill.) on Friday morning.