RICHMOND, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology extended its school record winning streak to 14 games and remained in a first place tie in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball standings at 13-2 in league play with a 62-52 win at Earlham College on Wednesday evening.
Rose-Hulman improved to 19-3 on the season with the win. Earlier today the Fightin' Engineers were ranked No. 6 in the NCAA DIII regional rankings, two spots ahead of conference foe Bluffton.
Freshman Chiarra Franklin led a balanced Rose-Hulman scoring attack with her second career double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Junior Abbie Marshall scored eight points, and freshman Ally Bromenschenkel added seven points and six boards.
Defensively, Rose-Hulman held Earlham to just six points in the fourth quarter. The Engineers also outrebounded the Quakers 45-27 in the win.
Rose-Hulman also won its 14th consecutive game and its 12th straight conference contest. The Fightin' Engineers shot 39% from the field in the victory.
The Fightin' Engineers travel to Manchester on Saturday at 3 p.m. and then return home for their final two games of the regular season on Feb. 17 and Feb. 20.