TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology track and field teams opened the outdoor season with 13
first-place finishes and three school records at the Engineer Early
Bird Invitational on Saturday.
Sophomore Liz Evans (Bicknell/North Knox)
won two events with one school record and one NCAA provisional
qualification effort to lead Rose-Hulman. Evans leaped 5' 5"
to win the high jump in provisional fashion and set a long jump
school record with a leap of 17' 1 1/4".
The women's 4-x-400 meter relay team added the day's
school record with a time of 4:14.56. Team members included
sophomore Gloria Boxell (Zionsville/Covenant
Christian), freshman Erin Cox (West
Harrison/Franklin County), freshman Katherine
Moravec (Seymour) and sophomore Creasy Clauser
Clauser added the day's third school record with a
400-meter hurdles time of 1:08.98.
Senior Paul Bouagnon (St. Charles, Ill./Burlington
Central) and sophomore Travis Stallings
(Cincinnati, Ohio/Colerain) (pictured) contributed
two event victories for the Engineers. Bouagnon won the 200-
and 400-meter dashes with times of 23.07 and 50.85, while Stallings
swept the triple jump (42' 3 1/2") and the long jump (20' 11
The men's 4-x-400 meter relay team capped the meet with a
victory. Team members included sophomore Brent
Austgen (Cedar Lake/Hanover Central), Bouagnon, junior
Tyler Hannan (Winchester/George Rogers Clark) and
junior Sutton Coleman (Lebanon, Va.) who ran a
time of 3:25.19.
Other men's winners included Coleman in the 110-meter
hurdles (15.33 seconds); junior Jeremiah
Edwards (Indianapolis/Lawrence North) in the 100-meter
dash (11.55); sophomore Collin Crowson (Dublin,
Ohio/Jerome) in the pole vault (13' 5 1/4"); sophomore
Chris Good (Bloomington/Edgewood) in the high jump
(6' 0 3/4"); and freshman Andrew Thompson (Mundelin,
Ill./Vernon Hills) in the 1,500-meter run
The Engineers combined for 12 second-place performances,
led by two throwing runner-up performances for freshman
Luke Winningham (Indianapolis/Roncalli). His
shot put effort covered 42' 2 3/4" with a hammer throw of 131'
Other throwing event runner-ups included sophomore
Greg Larmore (Deerfield, Ill.) in the men's discus
(129' 11"), junior Aleksandra Kampa (Garden Grove,
Calif./Orange County Lutheran) in the women's hammer (120'
1"); and junior P.J. Schulthies (Dubois/Northeast
Dubois) in the men's javelin (146' 9").
In the running events, runner-up finishers included
freshman Philip Koranteng (Sterling, Va./Dominion)
in the men's 110 hurdles (16.39); Boxell in the women's 100 hurdles
(17.22); Hannan in the 400 meters (51.26); and senior Tyler
Kreipke (Zionsville) in the 800 meters
In field events, Rose-Hulman swept runner-up finishes in
the pole vault. Senior Isaac Stockrahm
(Scottsburg/Salem) jumped 13' 5 1/4" on the men's side,
with sophomore Tanya Colonna (Brecksville, Ohio)
recorded a jump of 9' 0 1/4". Cox added a runner-up in the
high jump with a leap of 5' 3".
Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Hanover College
Invitational next Saturday
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