WEEKEND PHOTOS (Linda Striggo)
COLUMBUS, OHIO -- Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology junior Sutton Coleman (Lebanon,
Va.) recorded his second career All-American award with a
sixth-place finish in the 55-meter high hurdles at the NCAA
Division III Indoor Track and Field National Championships on
Coleman finished sixth in the 55-meter high hurdles finals
with a time of 7.61 seconds on Saturday. He qualified for the
finals with a school record time of 7.58 seconds on Friday
Coleman has now recorded All-American accolades with
finishes of sixth in the 55-meter high hurdles at the 2011 Indoor
Championships and eighth in the 400-meter intermediate hurdles at
the 2009 Outdoor Championships.
The decorated Rose-Hulman track and field history now
includes 39 All-American awards, six individual national
championships and seven national runner-up efforts, after Coleman's
performance on Saturday.
His mark rounds out a weekend that included four
Rose-Hulman student-athletes competing at the NCAA Division III
Indoor National Championships.
Sophomore Liz Evans (Bicknell/North Knox)
earned the sixth individual national championship in school history
with a high jump leap of 5' 7 1/4" (CLICK
HERE for more details).
Senior Derek Bischak (Angola) placed 11th
in the mile run with a time of 4:17.85 in his first appearance at
the NCAA Division III Indoor National Championships. Bischak
shared HCAC Track Athlete of the Year honors with teammate Paul
Bouagnon at the conference indoor championships last
Junior Jeremiah Edwards (Indianapolis/Lawrence
North) contributed an 11th-place finish in the 55-meter
dash in his first trip to the NCAA Division III National
Championships. Edwards capped his first season of competition
in track and field with the Nationals trip and a school record time
of 6.39 seconds at Wisconsin-Stevens Point last weekend.
The four NCAA Division III qualifiers from Rose-Hulman
were the most since the 1985 Outdoor Championships.