INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology remains at the top of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball standings heading into the last week of conference action during the regular season.
Outfielder Harris Camp helped Rose-Hulman complete a doubleheader sweep of Bluffton in the only two games for the Fightin' Engineers last week. In the nightcap, the sophomore finished 2-for-3 at the plate with a home run, triple and five RBI to hit .500 for the week with a 1.750 slugging average in the two games. In the opener, Camp made a running catch in the gap with two outs in the seventh to shut down Bluffton's best chance to score in a 2-0 victory.
Franklin pitcher Aaron Leming went 2-0 with a minuscule 0.66 earned run average in two appearances last week. The senior worked 6.67 innings of scoreless ball out of the bullpen in a win over Earlham on Monday night. Leming made his only start of the week on Sunday, working seven innings of seven-hit ball, allowing one run in a win over Mount St. Joseph. For the week, the senior tallied 11 strikeouts in 13.2 innings of work on the mound.
Hanover's David Herrmann tied a career season-high after going 2-0 this week, giving him five wins this season. The senior logged 16 innings over two outings, with a 1.13 ERA and 21 strikeouts last week. In Herrmann's first appearance, he went 7.0 innings, allowing five hits and no runs at Bluffton, while tying the program record with 14 strikeouts. During the senior day game against Defiance, Herrmann pitched a complete game, conceding five hits and two runs, while fanning seven batters.