Men's Track & Field Stands 21st Nationally

hannan-acTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's track and field team stands No. 21 nationally and No. 3 in the Great Lakes Region in this week's NCAA Division III Track and Field Team Dual Meet Rankings, in the weekly poll released today.

The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Dual Meet Rankings list Rose-Hulman 21st overall with 135.40 points. 

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 Indoor National Championships and assigns a numerical value based upon the quality of the mark to determine the dual meet rankings.

The Rose-Hulman men's and women's teams have combined for six performances ranked in the national top 30 so far this season.

Senior Liz Evans (Bicknell/North Knox) leads NCAA Division III with a season-best high jump of 5' 10".  Evans has won four consecutive NCAA Division III national championships and is a six-time All-American.

Senior Creasy Clauser (Crawfordsville) also ranks No. 25 nationally in the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.75 seconds.

On the men's side, senior Collin Crowson (Dublin, Ohio/Jerome) has the team's best national ranking this season at No. 18 in the pole vault (15' 5").   

Senior Travis Stallings (Cincinnati, Ohio/Colerain) ranks No. 22 nationally in the long jump (22-10), and senior Tyler Hannan (Winchester, Ky./George Rogers Clark) stands No. 28 in the 400-meter dash (49.93).  Senior Greg Larmore (Deerfield, Ill.) stands 27th nationally in the weight throw (54' 10 3/4").

Individuals from Rose-Hulman will compete at Anderson this weekend.