Rose-Hulman Sweeps HCAC Track Athlete of the Week Awards

746-Coleman1TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology swept the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week awards, in results released today by the league office.

Junior Sutton Coleman (Lebanon, Va.) was named the Men's Track Athlete of the Week, with sophomore Gloria Boxell (Zionsville/ Covenant Christian) captured Women's Track Athlete of the Week accolades.

Coleman won the 110-meter high hurdles at the Hanover Invitational with an NCAA Division III provisional national qualification time of 14.77 seconds.  His time currently ranks No. 2 nationally in NCAA Division III this spring.

Boxell1Later in the meet, Coleman helped the 4-x-400 meter relay team capture top honors to secure Rose-Hulman's team victory for the meet.  The squad ran the nation's ninth-best time this season with a mark of 3:22.05. 

Boxell rewrote Rose-Hulman's school record in the 100-meter high hurdles to earn the HCAC honor.  Her new school record time of 16.68 seconds topped the previous mark of 16.98 seconds by Katy Evert in 2005.

Rose-Hulman returns to action at the DePauw University Invitational on Saturday.