TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology men's track and field team stands No. 16 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
The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches
Association Dual Meet Rankings list Rose-Hulman
16th overall with 136.48 points.
Wabash College, who Rose-Hulman has defeated in team
scoring twice this year, stands No. 12 with 140.47 points.
Ohio Wesleyan is ranked No. 15 nationally with 139.08 points as the
only teams above Rose-Hulman in the Great Lakes Region.
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.
Rose-Hulman has recorded seven marks that rank in the national
top 35 this season, including five for the men's squad.
Four-time All-American Sutton Coleman (Lebanon,
Va.) ranks No. 2 nationally in the 60-meter hurdles
with a time of 8.12 seconds and also stands No. 24 in the
400-meter dash (49.64).
Other top 35 marks for the men include junior
Collin Crowson (Dublin, Ohio/Jerome) at 18th
in the pole vault with a leap of 15' 7";
senior Jeremiah Edwards (Indianapolis/Lawrence
North) at 31st in the 60-meter dash (7.00 seconds)
and junior Tyler Hannan (Winchester, Ky./George Rogers
Clark) at 35th in the 400-meter dash (49.92 seconds).
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" and 34th in the long jump
(17' 6 3/4") to pace the women's effort.
Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Anderson University
Invitational on Saturday afternoon.