News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Rose-Hulman

January 15, 2012

Rose drops pair to Transylvania

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Transylvania withstood a second half charge by Rose-Hulman to earn a 60-46 men’s basketball victory in a battle of Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference co-leaders Saturday.

With the win, Transylvania improved to 13-2 overall and 7-1 in HCAC play. Rose-Hulman fell into a second-place tie one game behind the Pioneers at 6-2 in league games (12-3 overall).

Sophomore Julian Strickland led the Engineers’ offense with 15 points. Sophomore Nate Gissentanner also reached double figures with 12 points.

Ethan Spurlin led the Transylvania offense with 20 points and Brandon Rash also reached double figures with 16.

Transylvania led 30-28 after a tightly contested first half. The Pioneers relied on a 15-3 run to start the second half to take a 45-31 edge on a score by Spurlin at the 13:18 mark.

Rose-Hulman answered with seven straight points to move within 45-38 with 10:08 left. Strickland buried a 3-pointer and a 2-pointer, with James Pillischafske adding a field goal in the rally.

Three free throws by Austin Weatherford brought Rose-Hulman within 48-41 at the 7:02 mark. Transylvania answered with nine straight points to take a 57-41 lead and secure the victory.

Rose-Hulman returns to action with a Wednesday home matchup against Franklin at 7:30 p.m.

ROSE-HULMAN (46) — Strickland 6-14 2-4 15, Gissentanner 5-10 1-1 12, Pillischafske 3-5 0-0 7, Weatherford 2-8 3-5 7, Gerken 0-4 3-4 3, Haslag 1-1 0-0 2, Balsbaugh 0-1 0-0 0, Nielson 0-0 0-0 0, Knotts 0-2 0-0 0, Dodd 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-45 FG, 9-14 FT, 46 TP.

TRANSYLVANIA (60) — Spurlin 8-12 4-6 20, Rash 5-12 5-8 16, Meyer 3-6 0-0 7, Cox 2-6 0-0 4, Botkin 1-2 0-0 3, Fudge 1-2 0-0 3, Beutttel 1-1 0-0 3, Owens 1-1 0-0 2, Clevenger 1-2 0-0 2, Morrison 0-0 0-0 0, Hatfield 0-0 0-0 0, Dooley 0-0 0-0 0, Stone 0-0 0-0 0, Sirkin 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-44 FG, 9-14 FT, 60 TP.

Halftime score — TU 30, RH 28. 3-point shooting — RH 3-22 (Pillischafske 1-3, Strickland 1-4, Gissentanner 1-5, Knotts 0-2, Gerken 0-4, Weatherford 0-4), TU 5-9 (Botkin 1-1, Beutttel 1-1, Fudge 1-1, Rash 1-3, Meyer 1-2, Cox 0-1). Rebounds — RH 26 (Balsbaugh, Haslag and Gerken 4), TU 24 (Owens 6). Assists — RH 4 (Dodd 2), TU 7 (Spurlin 3). Total fouls — RH 11, TU 14. Fouled out — none. Att. — 769.

Women’s basketball

Transylvania 65, Rose-Hulman 48 — At Lexington, Ky., Transylvania relied on a strong defensive effort and a solid second half effort to top Rose-Hulman on Saturday.

Nicole Coffman led the Pioneers with 26 points on 11-20 from the field. Jariana Gillespie and Alex McKenzie also reached double figures with 10 points each.

Freshman Sheree Williams led the Rose-Hulman effort with 14 points on 6-14 from the field. Senior Alisa Dickerson also reached double figures with 10 points.

Other key contributors for Rose-Hulman included sophomores Heather Finnell and Kelsey Ploof with eight points each.

Rose-Hulman (5-10 overall, 3-5 HCAC) will hit the road for undefeated and nationally ranked Franklin on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

ROSE-HULMAN (48) — Williams 6-14 2-2 14, Dickerson 2-9 6-8 10, Ploof 3-7 2-2 8, Finnell 3-7 1-2 8, Rollins 2-3 0-0 4, Gibbs 0-3 2-2 2, Fuhs 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 17-45 FG, 13-16 FT, 48 TP.

TRANSYLVANIA (65) — Coffman 1-20 3-3 26, McKenzie 4-7 2-2 10, Gillespie 3-9 4-4 10, Dobson 2-5 2-2 6, Fant 2-7 0-0 5, Pharris 1-1 2-2 4, Ullrich 1-1 0-0 2, Whitlock 0-2 1-2 1, Lucas 0-5 1-2 1, Colliver 0-0 0-0 0, Keise 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-57 FG, 15-17 FT, 65 TP.

Halftime score — TU 27, RH 17. 3-point shooting — RH 1-6 (Finnell 1-3, Williams 0-1, Dickerson 0-2), TU 2-17 (Coffman 1-5, Fant 1-5, Lucas 0-2, McKenzie 0-2, Gillespie 0-3). Fouled out — Williams. Rebounds — RH 23 (Gibbs and Ploof 7), TU 38 (Dobson and Lucas 7). Assists — RH 5 (Williams 2), TU 3. Total fouls — RH 16, TU 17. Att. — 291.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Rose-Hulman
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando Broken Water Main Floods UCLA In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Plane Lands on New York Highway Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Harding Love Letters Now Open to Public Wisc. Twins Celebrate a Century of Laughter New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism
NDN Video
Heartwarming 'Batkid Begins' Documentary is Tear-Jerker Orlando Bloom 'Takes a Swing' at Justin Bieber In Ibiza Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Sadie Doesn't Want Her Brother to Grow Up "Maxim" Hotness! See Jessica Alba's Sizzling Spread Two women barely avoid being hit by train Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber Reportedly Came To Blows In Ibiza Meet the Man Behind Dumb Starbucks Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob Golden Sisters on '50 Shades' trailer: 'Look At That Chest!' Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show'
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity