Rose-Hulman Softball Falls to Eureka Thursday

Rose-Hulman Softball Falls to Eureka Thursday

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Eurkea College topped host Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in a non-conference softball doubleheader on Thursday night.

Game 1 - Eureka 10, RHIT 4

The Red Devils jumped out to a 9-0 lead over Rose-Hulman and never trailed in game one of Thursday's doubleheader.  Eureka tallied 16 hits in the first contest of the night. 

Rose-Hulman broke into the scoring column in the bottom of the 4th inning when Cassidy Yeomans hit a two-run double to right center that scored Mandi Routon and Jenny Miller.  Maddie Struble hit a two-run double to deep left that scored Jessica Will and Miller in the bottom of the 5th to assist the RHIT offense.  Jenny Miller went 2-3 with a couple of runs scored.

Game 2 - Eureka 6, Rose-Hulman 3

Eureka College jumped out to another early and held on late to take the second game of the night by a final score of 6-3. 

Rose-Hulman scored a run in the bottom of the 3rd.  Jenny Miller delivered a run scoring single to left that scored Cydney Ogan.  The Fightin' Engineers put together a rally in the home half of the 5th.  Maddie Struble smacked a run scoring double to left center and Mandi Routon immediately followed with a RBI triple to center to draw RHIT with a couple of runs.  Gabbi Markison led the RHIT offense with three hits.  

Rose-Hulman fell to 7-19 on the season.  Eureka improved to 19-5.  Rose will be back in action on Saturday April 21 when the team travels to Defiance College for a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader.