Rose-Hulman Baseball Falls to Earlham in Series Finale

Rose-Hulman Baseball Falls to Earlham in Series Finale

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Earlham College scored seven runs in the third inning to propel its offense in an 11-5 victory over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in the baseball series finale between the two teams on Saturday at Art Nehf Field.

Matt Barger and Nate Lynch led the Earlham offense with three hits each.  Eric Elkus added three RBIs for the Quakers.  The offense helped Jordan Christen pick up the win after scattering nine hits in 7.2 innings of work.

Rose-Hulman's offense was led by Conner Shipley, Brian Thomas and Marcus Wechselberger with two hits each.  Shipley had two singles and scored one run.  Thomas had a double and one RBI, while Wechselberger added a double and scored once.

Drew Schnitz also scored two runs for the Fightin' Engineers as Rose-Hulman reached double figures in hits for the third game in the weekend with 11.  Stone Brogan paced the pitching effort with two scoreless innings out of the bullpen.

Earlham improved to 7-5 and 2-1, while Rose-Hulman stands 1-2 in conference play.  The Fightin' Engineers return to action at home on Wednesday night with a 6 p.m. game at Anderson University.