GREENCASTLE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
student-athletes combined for six school records and 13 top-five
performances in a banner day at the 13-team DePauw University
Invitational on Saturday.
Two relay teams earned first-place honors as part of
school record setting efforts. The distance medley relay team
of junior Micah Aldrich (Indianapolis/Warren
Central), sophomore Brent Austgen (Cedar
Lake/Hanover Central), freshman Andrew Thompson
(Mundelein, Ill./Vernon Hills) and senior Derek
Bischak (Angola) set a new mark with a time of 10:26.03 to
break a 30-year old school record.
The 4-x-400 meter relay team of Austgen, senior
Paul Bouagnon (St. Charles, Ill./Burlington
Central), freshman Tyler Hannan (Winchester,
Ky./George Rogers Clark) and junior Sutton Coleman
(Lebanon, Va.) also topped the prior school record with a
winning time of 3:23.50 to defeat Vincennes, Indiana State and
Individual school record performances included junior
Jeremiah Edwards (Indianapolis/Lawrence North)
(pictured) with a runner-up finish in the 55-meter
dash (6.51 seconds); sophomore Creasy Clauser
(Crawfordsville/Southmont) with a time of 1:00.78 in the
400-meter dash; and sophomore Tanya Colonna (Brecksville,
Ohio) with a pole vault leap of 10' 6".
The women's 4-x-400 meter relay team of
freshman Christina Moravec (Seymour),
freshman Katherine Moravec (Seymour), freshman
Erin Cox (West Harrison/Franklin County) and
Clauser added the final school record with a time of
Sophomore Liz Evans (Bicknell/North Knox)
reached the NCAA Division III automatic qualifying mark for the
third time this season with a high jump leap of 5' 7 1/4" to defeat
a field of 21 competitors that included four NCAA Division I
Other event winners for Rose-Hulman included Coleman in
the 400-meter dash with a time of 50.57 seconds for the fifth best
mark in school history, and senior Tyler Kreipke
(Zionsville) with a time of 8:51.76 in the 3,000 meters
that ranks third in school history.
Sophomore Chris Good
(Bloomington/Edgewood) added a third-place finish in the
high jump with a leap of 6' 2". Sophomore Michael
Johnson (Indianapolis/Franklin Central) contributed a
fourth-place finish in the 200-meter dash with a time of
Fifth-place finishers for the Engineers included junior
Warren Condra (Ventura, Calif./Foothill Tech) in
the mile run with a time of 4:36.54, and sophomore Collin
Crowson (Dublin, Ohio/Jerome) with a pole vault leap of
13' 9 1/4".
On the women's side, senior Katherine Quigg
(Chillicothe, Ill./Illinois Valley Central) came home
fifth in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 11:57.25.
Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Grinnell College
Invitational in Iowa next Saturday.