GREENCASTLE, IND. --
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology earned five event victories and
19 top-five finishes at the DePauw University Track and Field
Invitational on Saturday.
Junior Liz Evans (Bicknell/North Knox) led the
individual performances with three event wins, including one school
record. Evans recorded a school record long jump mark of 18'
6 1/2" that currently ranks in the top 10 nationally. She
also won the high jump with a mark of 5' 7" and the triple jump
with a distance of 35' 8 1/2".
Senior Sutton Coleman (Lebanon, Va.) and junior
Trey Cahill (Auburn/DeKalb) earned event victories
for the men's squad. Coleman won the 400-meter dash in a time
of 48.44 seconds, with Cahill claiming the hammer throw with a
career-best toss of 167' 2".
Junior Creasy Clauser
(Crawfordsville/Southmont) led the runner-up efforts with
two second-place performances. Clauser came home second in
the 800-meter run (2:19.21) and the high jump (4' 11").
On the men's side, the Engineers earned four second-place
finishes. Junior Greg Larmore (Deerfield,
Ill.) paced the effort with runner-up honors in the hammer
throw (164' 11") and the discus throw (147' 6").
Other runner-ups included senior Micah Aldrich
(Indianapolis/Warren Central) in the 3,000-meter
steeplechase (9:34.84) and senior P.J. Schulthies
(Dubois/Northeast Dubois) in the high jump (6' 2
The 4-x-400 meter relay team of freshman Blake
Schulthies (Dubois/Northeast Dubois),
junior Tyler Hannan (Winchester, Ky./George Rogers
Clark), junior Travis Stallings (Cincinnati,
Ohio/Colerain) and Coleman also came home second in
3:17.58 for the second best time in Rose-Hulman history.
Senior Jeremiah Edwards (Indianapolis/Lawrence
North) added two third-place finishes for the Engineers in
the 100-meter (11.15) and 200-meter (22.51) dashes. Junior
Collin Crowson (Dublin, Ohio/Jerome) had the
remaining third-place effort with the fifth-best pole vault mark in
school history (15' 7"). Stallings also came home third in
the long jump (21' 8").
Fourth-place finishers included Schulthies in the shot put (46'
1 1/4") and junior Clay Becker (Gaylord, Mich./St. Mary
Cathedral) in the 200 meters (22.76). Hannan had the
day's final top five with a fifth in the 400-meter dash.
Rose-Hulman placed second of nine teams in the men's scoring and
finished seventh on the women's side. The Fightin' Engineers
return to action at the Indiana Division III Championships at
Franklin College on Saturday.