Sutton Coleman Earns Fifth All-American Award

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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 College.

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 (2009).

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 ( SEE RELATED STORY) with five career All-American awards.

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 weekend.