TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology recorded 19 top-10 finishes in the Monmouth
Invitational, featuring NCAA Division I, II and nationally
respected Division III teams, on Saturday.
Senior Sutton Coleman (Lebanon,
Va.) led the Fightin' Engineers with a pair of first-place
efforts and one school record. Coleman set the 200-meter
school record with a time of 22.21 seconds to break a 12-year
record held by All-American Phil Reksel.
Coleman's second victory came in the
60-meter high hurdles with a time of 8.13 seconds, the second-best
mark of his career that features four All-American
Senior Jeremiah Edwards
(Indianapolis/Lawrence North) set a school record and came
home third in the 60-meter dash. Edwards ran a time of 7.00
seconds in the semifinal round to top his own mark by .01
The Fightin' Engineers established one
other school record on the day. Sophomore Gloria
Boxell (Zionsville/Covenant Christian) snapped her own
mark in the 60-meter high hurdles to place 10th overall in 9.75
Sophomore Charles Phillips (Batavia,
Ill.) pitched in with a third-place finish in the
800-meter run in a time of 1:58.46.
The women's 4-x-200 meter relay and the
men's 4-x-200 meter relay added top-five finishes. The
women's team of sophomore Erin Cox (West Harrison/Franklin
County), Boxell, junior Abby Sowers (Delaware,
Ohio/Bishop Watterson) and junior
(Crawfordsville/Southmont) came home third in a time of 1:49.78 that ranks
second in school history. The men's tandem of junior
Tyler Hannan (Winchester, Ky./George Rogers
Clark), junior Travis Stallings (Cincinnati,
Ohio/Colerain), sophomore Clay Becker (Gaylord,
Mich./St. Mary's Cathedral) and sophomore Philip
Koranteng (Sterling, Va./Dominion) placed fourth in
Sixth-place finishers include Koranteng in
the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.70 seconds, and sophomore
Luke Winningham (Indianapolis/Roncalli) with a
shot put toss of 46' 8". Senior
P.J. Schulthies (Dubois/Northeast Dubois) added a
seventh in the high jump with a leap of 5' 10
Rose-Hulman's performance included four
eighth-place finishes. Clauser narrowly missed her own school
record with a 400-meter dash time of 1:00.23. Junior
Trey Cahill (Auburn/DeKalb) recorded a weight
throw toss of 49' 0 3/4", and sophomore Nathan Catt
(Greenwood/Center Grove) was eighth in the 800-meter run
(1:59.50). Hannan rounded out the eighth-place finishes with
a 200-meter dash time of 23.06.
Stallings pitched in with a ninth-place
effort in the triple jump (40' 4 3/4") and a 10th in the 60-meter
dash (7.17 seconds).
Tenth-place finishers included Becker in the
200-meter dash (23.09 seconds); junior Chris Good
(Bloomington/Edgewood) in the high jump (5' 8 3/4"); and
Schulthies in the men's shot put
(45' 5 3/4").
Rose-Hulman hosts the Heartland Collegiate
Athletic Conference Indoor Championships at the Sports and
Recreation Center next Saturday. Events begin at 1 p.m., with
the awards ceremony and wrap-up scheduled for 8 p.m.
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