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May 1, 2013

METRO ROUNDUP: Rose baseball wins another thriller

TH Bowling Hall of Fame inducts four

TERRE HAUTE — Rose-Hulman earned its third victory in its last at-bat in the last five days with a 6-5 win over Franklin in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball Tuesday night at Art Nehf Field.

The Engineers rallied from a 5-3 deficit with two runs in the bottom of the seventh to tie the score at 5-5. Junior Hank Akard knotted the score with a two-run triple that scored senior Jordan Chipka and sophomore Josh Hoeing.

Franklin was held scoreless in the eighth and ninth innings by sophomore Jake Althouse before Rose won the game in the bottom of the ninth. Chipka started the rally with a single and advanced to second on a sacrifice by Hoeing. After a groundout advanced Chipka to third, he scored the game-winning run on a passed ball. 

The win marked Rose-Hulman’s third ninth inning victory in the last five days, after the Engineers topped Defiance twice in their last at-bat last weekend.

Althouse picked up the pitching victory with two scoreless innings of relief with two strikeouts. Junior Ben Menich started and allowed just one earned run in 4.1 innings of work with three strikeouts.

Franklin recorded 12 hits in the contest, led by three hits and a home run from Scott Windler. Zach Osowski also added three hits and two RBIs for the Grizzlies. Taylor Glaze tossed seven innings and scattered nine hits in a no decision to lead the Franklin pitching effort.

Rose (15-20 overall, 12-9 HCAC) will return to action on Wednesday with a home game at 6 p.m. against Washington (St. Louis) University. Franklin is now 19-18 and 11-11 respectively.

Franklin            000   032  000  —  12 

Rose-Hulman  012   000  201  —  11  3

Glaze, Cleveland (8) and Wilson. Menich, C.Post (5), Farley (6), Bush (7), Althouse (8) and Turk. HR — FC: Windler (4).

Bowling

* Four honored — The Terre Haute Bowlers Hall of Fame recently inducted four new members.

They are Robert Acree (men’s service), Robert Lovvron (men’s achievement), Mary Lou Williams (ladies service) and Bonnie Chandler (ladies achievement).

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