TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology men's track and field team stands No. 12 nationally and
No. 1 in the Great Lakes Region in this week's NCAA Division III
Track and Field Team Dual Meet Rankings, in the weekly poll
The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches
Association Dual Meet Rankings list Rose-Hulman
12th overall with 118.85 points. Marietta
College and Wabash College rank No. 13 and No. 14 nationally and
are just shy of Rose-Hulman for the top spot in the Great Lakes
The USTFCCA uses a criteria that evaluates the top two
performances in each event that is conducted at the NCAA Division
III Track and Field Outdoor National Championships and assigns a
numerical value based upon the quality of the mark to determine the
dual meet rankings.
The USTFCCA also ranked Rose-Hulman No. 22 in the weekly
national computer rankings. This includes a
formula assigning points for nationally ranked marks for
events contested in the upcoming championships.
Rose-Hulman has recorded five marks that rank in the national
top 20 this season, including four for the men's squad.
Four-time All-American Sutton Coleman (Lebanon,
Va.) leads the nation in the 60-meter hurdles
with a time of 8.12 seconds. Junior Collin
Crowson (Dublin, Ohio/Jerome) stands 11th in the pole
vault with a leap of 15' 7".
Other top 20 marks include Jeremiah Edwards
(Indianapolis/Lawrence North) in the 60-meter dash (7.01
seconds) and the 4-x-400 meter relay team of Brent
Austgen (Cedar Lake/Hanover Central), Tyler Hannan
(Winchester, Ky./George Rogers Clark), junior
Travis Stallings (Cincinnati, Ohio/Colerain) and
Coleman with the 20th ranked time of 3:24.25.
Sophomore two-time national champion Liz Evans
(Bicknell/North Knox) also ranks No. 2 nationally this
season with a high jump leap of 5' 10" to pace the women's
Rose-Hulman returns to action at the DePauw University
Invitational on Friday night in Greencastle.