Baseball Hosts Defiance in HCAC Doubleheader on Saturday at 3 PM

Baseball Hosts Defiance in HCAC Doubleheader on Saturday at 3 PM

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology hosts Defiance College in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader on Saturday starting at 3 p.m.

ROSE-HULMAN NEWS & NOTES:
* Rose-Hulman is batting .280 as a team with 50 doubles in 30 games.  Logan Cody leads the offense with a .364 average (4 2B, 1 3B).
* Other above .300 hitters include Sean Casey (.352, 3 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR); Conner Helbling (.343, 6 2B, 1 HR); David Burnside (.338, 5 2B, 1 3B); Zach Witonsky (.324, 1 2B); Davis Robeson (.316, 8 2B, 2 3B); Conner Shipley (.315, 1 2B); Ryan Stachowski (.308, 10 2B, 2 HR); and Luke Buehler (.300).
* On the mound, Rose-Hulman has a 4.91 ERA with 171 strikeouts in 254.2 innings of work.
* Luke Buehler has a 1.94 ERA in six starts and also has one save.  Buehler has pitched 41.2 innings, allowing just 37 hits and six earned runs with 31 strikeouts.
* Starting pitchers in conference games have included Clayton Mayfield (3-3, 3.16); Trever Bruno (2-3, 4.17); and Chuck Alexa (1-2, 6.25).

THE OPPOSITION:
* Defiance stands 7-15 overall and 1-7 in conference play so far this season.
* The Yellow Jackets are hitting .272 as a team with 39 doubles, one triple and six home runs.
* Defiance has struck out 83 batters in 173 innings of work this season.

SERIES HISTORY:
* Rose-Hulman leads Defiance 23-10 in the HCAC era and has won the last two meetings in the series.