The Rose Hulman Men and Women BB teams took to the court on Saturday in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader with Manchester University on Saturday. The Men’s team placed three players in double figures in a 74-57 victory over the Spartans. Senior Julian Strickland paced the offense with 17 points and also added 7 rebounds 7 assists. Michael Hallstein added 13 points and 10 points coming from sophomore Jimmy Miller in the win. The Engineers, winners of 3 in a row, improve to 6-3 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
The Women’s team were looking for their second straight victory, but ran into a tough Manchester defense falling 61-42. The Engineers were led by Abbie Marshall’s nine points and Josie Schmidt with eight. Rose Hulman falls 2-6 overall and 1-2 in the conference and will return to action tonight when they host Illinois for a 7:30pm tip-off.