Track & Field Individuals Perform Well at Anderson

coleman-acANDERSON, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology recorded three strong performances at the Anderson University Indoor Track and Field Invitational on Saturday.

Senior Sutton Coleman (Lebanon, Va.) recorded a school record 60-meter hurdles time of 8.10 seconds to rank No. 2 nationally this season and win the event.

Junior Liz Evans (Bicknell/North Knox) cleared 1.69 meters in the women's high jump to earn top honors and still ranks No. 2 nationally in the event.

Senior Jeremiah Edwards (Indianapolis/Lawrence North) added a time of 7.08 seconds to capture second-place honors in the 60-meter dash.

Junior Collin Crowson (Dublin, Ohio/Jerome) started the weekend with a personal best pole vault leap to win at Denison on Friday night. 

Crowson recorded a first place leap of 15' 11" to rank fifth in Rose-Hulman history and improve his national rankings in hopes of qualifying for the 2012 NCAA Division III Indoor National Championships.  The effort currently ranks No. 10 nationally.

Crowson and Evans were honored as HCAC Track and Field Athletes of the Week by the league office for their performances.

Rose-Hulman will compete at the Wisconsin-Stevens Point to round out the pre-NCAA indoor season on March 3.