LOUISVILLE, KY. -- Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology combined for 12 top-five performances at
the Bellarmine University Track and Field Invitational in the
team's final tune-up for next week's Heartland Collegiate Athletic
Sophomore Liz Evans (Bicknell/North
Knox) led the Engineers with three top-three
finishes in field events. Evans won the high jump with a leap
of 5' 4 1/2", placed second in the long jump with a school record
tying leap of 17' 1 1/4", and finished third in the triple jump
with a mark of 34' 3" that ranks second in school
Junior Sutton Coleman (Lebanon,
Va.) pitched in with the third-fastest 400-meter dash
in school history to win the event. Coleman completed the
event in a time of 48.33 seconds to reach NCAA Division III
provisional national qualification status and rank No. 7 in the
nation this season.
Sophomore Collin Crowson (Dublin,
Ohio/Jerome) (pictured) placed second in the men's
pole vault with a career-best leap of 15' 5". Sophomore Chris Good
(Bloomington/Edgewood) added a second-place finish in the
men's high jump with a leap of 6' 2".
On the women's side, sophomore
Creasy Clauser (Crawfordsville/Southmont) placed
second in the 800-meters with an unofficial time of
2:19.1. Freshman Erin Cox
(West Harrison/Franklin County) completed a strong high
jump effort with third in the women's competition and a mark of 5'
The women's 4-x-100 meter relay team of
sophomore Gloria Boxell (Zionsville/Covenant
Christian), Cox, sophomore Abby Sowers
(Delaware, Ohio/Bishop Watterson) and Evans contributed a
third place with a time of 51.38 seconds.
Fourth-place finishers included senior
Tyler Kreipke (Zionsville) with a career-best mark
in the 1,500-meter run (3:58.77) and sophomore Tyler Hannan
(Winchester, Ky./George Rogers Clark) with a 400-meter
mark of 50.17 seconds.
The final top-five performance involved the
men's 4-x-100 meter relay team of junior Jeremiah
Edwards (Indianapolis/Lawrence North), senior Paul
Bouagnon (St. Charles, Ill./Burlington Central), sophomore
Michael Johnson (Indianapolis/Franklin Central)
and graduate student Calvin Bueltel
(Huntingburg/Southridge) with a fifth place and a
season-best mark of 43.05 seconds.
Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Heartland Collegiate
Athletic Conference Championships next Friday and Saturday at