Creasy Clauser Named HCAC Track Athlete of the Week

clauser-bernalTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology junior Creasy Clauser (Crawfordsville/Southmont) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Track Athlete of the Week for her efforts at the Early Bird Invitational on Saturday.

Clauser paced Rose-Hulman's seven event winners on the day with a school record performance in the 400-meter dash.  Clauser ran a time of 58.54 seconds to top the previous mark established in 2006 by current Rose-Hulman professor Dr. Ashley Bernal (pictured). 

The 400-meter time currently ranks No. 6 nationally in NCAA outdoor action this season.  Clauser also finished second in the women's high jump (4' 10 1/4"), fourth in the 200-meter dash (27.68 seconds) and was part of the second fastest 4-x-400 meter relay team in school history (4:12.41) on Saturday

Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Purdue University Invitational on Saturday in West Lafayette.