Coleman Named HCAC Track Athlete of the Week

coleman-acTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology senior Sutton Coleman (Lebanon, Va.) has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week for his efforts at the Purdue University Invitational on Saturday.

Coleman recorded a school record time of 14.49 seconds in the 110-meter high hurdles to rank second nationally this season in NCAA Division III.  The effort placed third in a field filled with NCAA Division I runners.

In the 200-meter dash, Coleman narrowly missed a school record with a time of 22.08 seconds.  The school record mark of 22.06 seconds is held by four-time All-American Phil Reksel, who was in attendance at Saturday's meet.  Coleman placed fourth in the field featuring NCAA Division I runners.

Coleman's career includes five NCAA Division III All-American honors and 18 HCAC championships.  His NCAA national finishes include a second (indoor 60 hurdles in 2012), fourth (outdoor 400 hurdles in 2011), sixth (indoor 55 hurdles in 2011), eighth (indoor 110 hurdles in 2011) and eighth (outdoor 400 hurdles in 2009).

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