Rose-Hulman Drops Saturday Twinbill at Augustana (Ill.) Saturday

Rose-Hulman Drops Saturday Twinbill at Augustana (Ill.) Saturday

MOLINE, Ill. - The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology baseball team fell in non-conference action on Saturday March 10 to Augustana (Ill.).  The Vikings took both games of the weekend doubleheader

Game 1 - Augustana 4, Rose-Hulman 0

The Fightin' Engineers were shutout in game one of the day.  Augustana struck for two early runs in the bottom of the 1st inning and got another pair in the bottom of the 8th inning.  Clayton Mayfield was solid for Rose-Hulman on the mound, allowing five hits and two runs in 5 innings of work.  Davis Robeson went 3-4 at the plate with a pair of doubles to lead the RHIT offense. 

Game 2 - Augustana 9, Rose-Hulman 0

The Vikings again made it difficult for the Figthin' Engineers to string together hits in game two of the day.  Logan Cody had two of Rose's five hits.  Brian Thomas and Conner Shipley both went 1-3 at the plate in the second game of the afternoon. 

Rose-Hulman (2-8) will play again on March 17 at Art Nehf Field.  Rose will host both Wisconsin-Platteville and the University of Chicago.