TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Rose-Hulman outfielder Gabbi Markison was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week on Monday March 5 following a strong week of performances down in Florida during Rose-Hulman's annual spring trip.
The senior from Marengo, Illinois is hitting .424 on the young season with 14 hits. Markison has an OBP of .500 and is slugging .636. Markison helped power the Rose-Hulman last week with four doubles, one home run and 10 RBI. She drove in a pair of runs in a 14-4 win over Cabirni. Markison had three hits and two RBI in a 6-5 win over Capital. Against Neumann, Markison went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI, and a run scored.
Rose-Hulman stands 5-5 on the early season and has notable wins over Augustana (Ill.) and Capital. RHIT will play again on Saturday March 17 when the Fightin' Engineers travel to Eureka.