Rose-Hulman Men Claim Ninth-Straight HCAC Indoor Track & Field Crown

Rose-Hulman Men Claim Ninth-Straight HCAC Indoor Track & Field Crown

RESULTS

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DEFIANCE, Ohio – The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's and women's track and field team earned titles at the ninth annual Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships held at Defiance College on February 16.  The Engineer men scored 199.5 points in the 17 events to hold off Hanover's 152 point effort to claim their ninth straight HCAC men's indoor track title. The Rose-Hulman women's track team earned their second straight indoor title with 163 points, holding off second place Hanover by 31.5 points.

The Rose-Hulman men had eight event winners at the championship meet. The Fightin' Engineers captured individual titles in the 60-meter, 200-meter, 800-meter, pole vault, shot put and weight throw. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology also claimed first place honors in the 800-meter and 1,600-meter relays at Saturday's meet. Senior Nick Palmer won the pole vault with a new conference record mark of 4.82 meters.

Earlham College tallied 57 points to place third and was followed by Manchester University (55.5 points), Bluffton University (45), Defiance College (41), Transylvania University (40), Franklin College (29), Mount St. Joseph University (26) and Anderson University (17). 

The Rose-Hulman women's team claimed six victories in the 200-meter, 60-meter hurdles, long jump, triple jump and the 800-meter and 1,600 meter relay teams. Senior Lauren London reset her own conference record set two years ago in the long jump with a leap of 5.49 meters. London also set a new conference record in the triple jump with a 11.35 mark at the conference championship.

Bluffton's Tori Bowen joins the HCAC record list after taking first place in the women's pole vault with a new conference record mark of 3.62 meters.

Manchester University tallied 80 points to place third in the women's team standings and was followed by Earlham College (73 points), Transylvania University (58), Bluffton University (52), Mount St. Joseph University (33.5), Anderson University (28), Franklin College (21) and Defiance College (20). 

Men's Event Winners                                                                      

60 meter dash

Noah Thomas, Rose-Hulman

7.07

200 meter dash

Noah Thomas, Rose-Hulman

22.65

400 meter dash

Reece Hunter, Hanover

49.69

800 meter run

Aaron Lannoy, Rose-Hulman

1:57.10

Mile run

Hayden Veach, Hanover

4:21.22

3000 meter run

Austin Burt, Earlham

8:58.08

5000 meter run

Jacob Hedrick, Hanover

15:20.33

60 meter hurdles

Matt Stienke, Franklin

8.79

800 meter relay

Rose-Hulman

1:31.88

1600 meter relay

Rose-Hulman

3:28.54

4000 meter relay

Earlham

10:44.32

High Jump

Vince Jackson, Defiance

1.97m

Pole Vault

Nick Palmer, Rose-Hulman

4.82m*

Long Jump

Joe Sheryak, Hanover

6.62

Triple Jump

Jordan Upton, Transylvania

13.26m

Shot Put

Eric Fiacable, Rose-Hulman

14.87m

Weight Throw

Eric Fiacable, Rose-Hulman

17.64m

  • New HCAC Record