Clauser, Evans, Larmore Named Academic All-District

746-acad-distTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology placed three members of the track and field programs on the NCAA Division III Capital One academic all-district seven team honors, in results released today by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Recent Rose-Hulman graduates Creasy Clauser (Crawfordsville/Southmont), Elizabeth Evans (Bicknell/North Knox) and Greg Larmore (Deerfield, Ill.) were honored for their accomplishments for the squad and in the classroom.

The trio advance to the NCAA Division III Track and Field / Cross Country national ballot, with the Capital One Academic All-America Team scheduled for release on June 25.

Clauser earned 10 career Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference championships on the track, including 400-meter dash titles indoors and outdoors in 2013.  She was also a member of winning relay teams in the 4-x-200 (indoor) and the 4-x-100 (outdoor) this season.  The biomedical engineering graduate carried a 3.57 grade point average and was also named 2012 HCAC Indoor Track Athlete of the Year.

Evans won five NCAA Division III national championships and captured eight All-American honors in the women's high jump.  Her numerous honors also include six Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Year awards and five USTFCCCA Great Lakes Regional Field Athlete of the Year honors.  She captured two bachelor's degrees at Rose-Hulman's Commencement, one in mathematics and a second in electrical engineering, and carried a 3.47 grade point average.

Larmore was a two-time runner-up in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference indoor weight throw competition and won the league's hammer throw title outdoors in 2011.  He finished his Rose-Hulman career ranked in the top three in school history in both the hammer and weight throws.  The electrical engineering graduate carried a 3.87 grade point average.