Austin Schulthies Repeats as Field Athlete of the Week

746Aschulthies LJTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology junior Austin Schulthies (Dubois/Northeast Dubois) has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week after his performance last weekend.

Schulthies won two events at the Engineer Invitational to help Rose-Hulman take home first place team honors for the third consecutive week.  He recorded a season-best long jump mark of 21' 4" and cleared 6' 1 1/4" in the high jump to top the competition.

Last week, Schulthies earned three event wins to help the Fightin' Engineers capture the Friday Night Invitational to earn HCAC Field Athlete of the Week honors.

Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Ohio Northern Invitational on Saturday.