CLAREMONT, CALIF. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology senior
Sutton Coleman (Lebanon, Va.) became the
first seven-time All-American in school history at the NCAA
Division III Outdoor Track and Field National Championships on
Coleman earned his sixth and seventh career All-American awards
with strong placements in the 110-high and 400-intermediate hurdles
events at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
He placed third in the 110-high hurdles with a school record
time of 14.30 seconds to open the day, then placed sixth in the
400-intermediate hurdles with a personal best time of 52.06 seconds
that ranks second in school history.
Coleman completes his career as the most decorated All-American
in Fightin' Engineer athletic history, breaking the mark of six
awards set by women's high jumper Liz Evans (2010-present) and
men's pole vaulter Andrew Schipper (2000-03).
Coleman's national finishes include second in the indoor
60-hurdles (2012), third in the outdoor 110-hurdles (2012),
fourth in the outdoor 400-hurdles (2011), sixth in the outdoor
400-meter hurdles (2012), sixth in the indoor 55-meter
hurdles (2011), eighth in the outdoor 110-hurdles (2011)
and eighth in the outdoor 400-hurdles (2009).
Rose-Hulman's track and field history includes 47
All-American awards, nine individual national championships
and eight national runner-up efforts including Friday's
national championship performance by high jumper Liz Evans (SEE
#1 in the nation for 15 years!
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