Austin Schulthies Named HCAC Field Athlete of the Week

746Aschulthies LJTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology junior Austin Schulthies (Dubois/Northeast Dubois) claimed has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Week for his efforts at the Friday Night Invitational last weekend.

Schulthies earned finishes of first, second and third in three events to help Rose-Hulman outdistance Wabash College in the battle of team scores.  He earned top honors in the long jump with a season-best leap of 21' 0 3/4".

In addition, Schulthies placed second in the high jump and third in the triple jump.  He recorded season-best efforts of 6' 3 1/4" in the high jump and 40' 0" in the triple jump to contribute to the team score.

His performance helped Rose-Hulman score 231 points.  Wabash came home second with 150.5 points, followed by Hanover in third place.

Rose-Hulman returns to action with the Engineer Invitational this Saturday at the Sports and Recreation Center.