GREENCASTLE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology relied
on three first-place and seven runner-up performances to win
the men's scoring at the DePauw University Invitational on
The Fightin' Engineer women's squad added two firsts, two
seconds and one third in a solid team performance.
Junior Liz Evans (Bicknell/North Knox) led the
Fightin' Engineers with two victories and two school record
performances. She captured top honors in the triple jump (35'
6 1/2") and placed third in the long jump (17' 6 3/4") to set
school records, and earned a victory in the high jump with a leap
of 5' 8 3/4".
Three men's victories landed in the all-time top five in
Rose-Hulman's record book. Junior Collin Crowson
(Dublin, Ohio/Jerome) recorded a pole vault leap of 15' 7"
that ranks No. 5 all time. Junior Greg Larmore
(Deerfield, Ill.) added a weight throw toss of 51' 9 1/4"
that is No. 3 in Rose-Hulman history. Freshman Stuart
West (La Porte) stands No. 4 all-time with an 800-meter
winning time of 1:57.19.
Senior Sutton Coleman (Lebanon, Va.) paced the
runner-up efforts with a 400-meter dash time of 49.64 seconds that
ranks No. 2 in school history.
Junior Travis Stallings (Cincinnati,
Ohio/Colerain) provided a key boost to the narrow team
score victory with two second-place efforts. Stallings
finished second in the triple jump (39' 10") and the long jump (20'
Other second-place performers included junior Trey
Cahill (Auburn/DeKalb) in the weight throw (49' 2 1/4");
sophomore Nathan Catt (Greenwood/Center Grove) in
the mile run (4:28.46); junior Creasy Clauser
(Crawfordsville/Southmont) in the women's 800-meter run
(2:22.06); senior Jeremiah Edwards
(Indianapolis/Lawrence North) in the 60-meter dash (7.08
seconds); and junior Tyler Hannan (Winchester, Ky./George
Rogers Clark) in the 200-meter dash (23.06).
The women's 4-x-200 meter relay team added the evening's final
second place performance in a time of 1:50.93.
Two Fightin' Engineers also came home third in their respective
events to help Rose-Hulman narrowly defeat nationally ranked Wabash
College in the team scoring for the second straight meet.
Freshman Josh Hojnacki (La Porte) earned
third-place accolades in the mile run (4:32.49), while sophomore
Luke Winningham (Indianapolis/Roncalli) added a
third in the shot put (46' 10 1/4").
Rose-Hulman won the team scoring with 165 points to top Wabash
(161.5) and Bellarmine (108.5) in the six-team meet.
Rose-Hulman returns to action wtih a meet at Monmouth College in
Illinois next Saturday.
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