TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology combined for 17 top-three finishes to
highlight the Fightin' Engineer Twilight Meet on Friday night at
the William Welch Track and Field Complex.
The effort resulted in Rose-Hulman finishing
second overall among 11 teams in the men's competition. The
women's squad brought home a sixth place finish. The
evening also included a pair of relay school records.
The men's 4-x-400 meter relay team
highlighted the evening with a school record and a new Cook Stadium
record in the last event of the night. Sophomore Brent Austgen (Cedar Lake/Hanover
Central), senior Paul Bouagnon (St. Charles,
Ill./Burlington Central), sophomore Tyler Hannan
(Winchester, Ky./George Rogers Clark) and junior
Sutton Coleman (Lebanon, Va.) ran a historic time
of 3:17.50 in the effort.
Four individual Fightin' Engineers recorded first-place finishes
on the evening. Junior Micah Aldrich
(Indianapolis/Warren Central) (pictured) earned the
first victory of the evening with a 3,000-meter steeplechase time
of 9:33.38. Coleman (pictured
below) added another track event victory with a time
of 15.04 seconds in the 110-meter high hurdles.
Other winners for Rose-Hulman included sophomore Liz
Evans (Bicknell/North Knox) (pictured below) in the
long jump with a leap of 16' 3", and sophomore Chris Good
(Bloomington/Edgewood) with a high jump leap of 6' 3
Six Rose-Hulman student-athletes captured
runner-up honors in the effort. Sophomore Creasy
Clauser (Crawfordsville/Southmont) came home second in the
400-meter dash in a time of 1:00.68. Sophomore Travis
Stallings (Cincinnati, Ohio/Colerain) added runner-up
honors in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 55.06. Coleman
placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 43' 5".
Sophomore Collin Crowson (Dublin, Ohio/Jerome)
added a pole vault leap of 15' 1".
The Engineers also swept second-place in both the men's and
women's hammer throw. Sophomore Greg Larmore
(Deerfield, Ill.) recorded a toss of 154' 9", while
sophomore Aleks Kampa (Garden Grove, Calif./Orange County
Lutheran) had an effort of 133' 6".
The women's 4-x-100 meter relay team of sophomore Gloria
Boxell (Zionsville/Covenant Christian), freshman
Erin Cox (West Harrison/Franklin County),
sophomore Abby Sowers (Delaware, Ohio/Bishop
Watterson) and Evans led the third-place finishes with a
school record time of 50.63 seconds.
The men's 4-x-100 meter relay team of
junior Jeremiah Edwards (Indianapolis/Lawrence
North), Bouagnon, sophomore Michael Johnson
(Indianapolis/Franklin Central) and graduate student
Calvin Bueltel (Huntingburg/Southridge) also came
home third in a time of 43.30 seconds.
Individual third-place finishers included Bouagnon in the men's
400-meters (49.83 seconds), Larmore in the men's discus throw (142'
3"), Clauser in the 400-intermediate hurdles (1:09.10) and senior
Derek Bischak (Angola) in the 1,500-meter run
Senior Tyler Kreipke (Zionsville) highlighted
the fourth-place finishers with the second fastest 5,000-meter time
in school history. Kreipke ran a time of 14:51.64 to miss the
36-year old school record from All-American Dennis Dierckman by
less than half a second.
Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Bellarmine Invitational in
Louisville on Saturday.