TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The Fightin' Engineer volleyball team will travel to the DePauw University Invitational to face four of the Midwest's top programs this weekend.
WEEKEND SCHEDULE AND LIVE COVERAGE:
Rose-Hulman vs. Wheaton (Ill.) - Friday Sept. 15 - 6 pm (LIVE STATS)
Rose-Hulman at DePauw - Friday Sept. 15 - 8 pm (LIVE STATS)
Rose-Hulman vs. Muskingum - Saturday Sept. 16 - 1 pm (LIVE STATS)
Rose-Hulman vs. Mount Union - Saturday Sept. 16 - 3 pm (LIVE STATS)
RHIT NEWS & NOTES:
* Rose-Hulman stands 7-2 this season. The Fightin' Engineers only have one loss against NCAA Division III competition, a three-set setback to defending NCAA national runner-up Washington (Mo.).
* Rose-Hulman enters the weekend on a three-match winning streak, defeating North Central, Illinois College and St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
* Gabi Razma is the reigning HCAC Defensive Player of the Week and, as of Tuesday, is the new career school record holder for digs (2,154).
* Adekite Oladipupo (Washington U.) and Bailey MacInnis (Rose-Hulman) have been named to All-Tournment Teams in the first two events of the 2017 season.
* Rose-Hulman defeated a nationally ranked team for the first time in program history in early September, defeating No. 20 ranked Hendrix 3-1.
MEET THE OPPOSITION:
* Wheaton (Ill.) stands 1-5 on the season but has a recent tradition of success. The Thunder finished 6-2 in CCIW play last season in one of the nation's best leagues.
* DePauw stands 6-2 and is receiving votes in the AVCA Division III Top 25 weekly poll. The Tigers were 25-6 and reached the NCAA Round of 32 last season.
* Muskingum has a 7-1 record and started the season with seven consecutive wins. The Muskies were 15-14 last season.
* Mount Union is 9-0, has dropped just two sets this year, and is receiving votes in the AVCA Top 25 poll. Mount Union was 19-9 last year.
* Wheaton (Ill.) leads Rose-Hulman 1-0.
* DePauw leads Rose-Hulman 30-3. The last RHIT win came at home during the 2011 season.
* Rose-Hulman leads Muskingum 3-1.
* Mount Union leads Rose-Hulman 2-0.