Rose-Hulman Defeats Transylvania 7-2 Sunday Afternoon

Rose-Hulman Defeats Transylvania 7-2 Sunday Afternoon

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman picked up a key Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference win on Sunday afternoon after the Fightin' Engineers defeated the Transylvania Pioneers by a final score of 7-2.  

Rose-Hulman collected two victories in doubles play to start the match.  The duo of Anna Thompson and Naomi Bhagat teamed up for an 8-2 win at the No. 1 doubles slot.  Senior Bella Evans and freshman Fanny-Jane Banda earned an 8-1 win at No. 2 doubles.

Up 2-1 after doubles play, Rose-Hulman earned victories at the No. 1 through No. 5 spots in route to their fourth win of the Fall.  Sophomore Anna Thompson won at No. 1 singles 6-1, 6-1.  Bella Evans won at No. 2 singles 6-0, 6-0.  

Sophomore Naomi Bhagat completed a successful week with a win at the No. 3 singles position 6-1, 6-1.  Bhagat went 5-1 over the course of the week against top HCAC competition in Franklin, Hanover and Transylvania.  

Fanny-Jane Banda secured a win at No. 4 singles 6-4, 7-5.  Linde Schaffer picked up a 3-6, 6-1, 5-0 win at No. 5 singles.

The moved Rose's overall record to 4-2.  The Fightin' Engineers improved to 2-2 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play.  RHIT will return to action on Sunday October 1 at 2 pm when the team hosts Millikin University.