Men's Outdoor T&F Report - Week 2

Men's Outdoor T&F Report - Week 2
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Three Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men's outdoor track and field teams traveled to Lexington, Ind. last weekend to participate in the Transylvania Invitational.
 
The Hanover Panthers placed first out of the field of 18 teams with a point total of 94 at the event, while Mount St. Joseph and Transylvania claimed a 13th and ninth place finish, respectively.
 
Sophomore Reece Hunter posted the 12th fastest 400m time in NCAA Division III this spring, clocking in at 49.2 seconds for the Panthers. Hunter was also a member of Hanover's third place 4x100m relay team.
 
Transylvania's Graham Smith broke the Transylvania program record in the men's javelin at the outdoor season-opening Transylvania Invitational on Saturday. The senior threw the javelin a distance of 57.94 meters, surpassing the next-closest throw by over nine meters. Smith won over competitors from an assortment of NAIA, NCAA Division III and Division II schools with his record-setting throw. The senior's javelin toss currently ranks seventh in NCAA Division III. 
 
The Fightin' Engineers of Rose-Hulman traveled to St. Louis, Mo. for the Washington University Invitational last weekend. Noah Thomas set a Rose-Hulman school record with the No. 1 ranked 100m dash time in the NCAA Great Lakes Region this season, recording a time of 10.91 seconds. The sophomore also ran a time of 22.31 seconds to place third in the 200m dash, helping the Fightin' Engineers place second at the invite.
 
Also competing last week were Bluffton and Defiance at the IWU Polar Bear Invitational, both teams did not post a team score.
 

For the current HCAC men's track & field outdoor performance list, click here.

Sat., March 23
Bluffton
IWU Polar Bear Invitational No Team Score
@ Marion, Ind.
Defiance
IWU Polar Bear Invitational No Team Score
@ Marion, Ind.
Hanover
Transylvania Invitational 1st out of 18
@ Lexington, Ky.
Mount St. Joseph
Transylvania Invitational 13th out of 18
@ Lexington, Ky.
Rose-Hulman
Washington U. Invitational 2nd out of 8
@ St. Louis, Mo.
Transylvania
Transylvania Invitational 9th out of 18
@ Lexington, Ky.