GRINNELL, IOWA -- Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology senior Sutton Coleman (Lebanon,
Va.) earned his fifth career All-American award with a
national runner-up finish at the NCAA Division III Indoor
Track and Field National Championships on Saturday at Grinnell
Coleman became just the third Fightin'
Engineer in school history to earn five All-American honors in his
career. He will have a chance to match the school of six
during the upcoming Outdoor season.
Coleman recorded a school record and
personal best time of 8.01 seconds in the 60-meter
hurdles to finish second overall in the championship
final on Saturday. His NCAA Division III National
Championship finishes include second in the indoor 60-meter
hurdles (2012), fourth in the outdoor 400-meter hurdles
(2011), sixth in the indoor 55-meter hurdles (2011), eighth in
the 110-hurdles (2011) and eighth in the outdoor 400-hurdles
Tyler Jackson of Washington University won the national
championship with a time of 7.93 seconds. Coleman
outdistanced top seeded Austin Corbow of Otterbein, who placed
third in 8.05 seconds.
Andrew Schipper holds Rose-Hulman's career record for
All-American honors with six, and Coleman joins Friday's national
champion high jumper Liz Evans (
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The decorated Rose-Hulman track and field history
includes 44 All-American awards, eight individual
national championships and eight national runner-up efforts
after the performances of Coleman and Evans this
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