Rose-Hulman Men Earn 12th-Straight HCAC Track & Field Championship

Rose-Hulman Men Earn 12th-Straight HCAC Track & Field Championship

RESULTS

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men and the Hanover Panthers women outdoor track and field teams won the 2019 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship held at Mount St. Joseph on April 26-27. The Engineers scored 240 points in the 20 events to hold off Hanover's 152 point effort to claim the school's 12th straight HCAC men's outdoor track title. The Hanover women earned the school's second outdoor track and field title in three years after tallying 179 total points to defeat Rose-ulman's 122 second place points.

The Rose-Hulman men had seven event winners during the two day championship. An eight-year old conference record fell on the men's side in the 1,500-meter run. Franklin's Clayton Brumfield claimed first place honors in the event with a new conference record time of 3:56.71. 

Hanover finished second in the men's team standings with 152 points with Manchester placing third with 63 points. Earlham finished fourth with 60 points and was followed by Mount St. Joseph (51 points), Bluffton (49), Transylvania (49), Defiance (43), Anderson (34), and Franklin (28).

The Hanover women's team won four individual events on their way to the conference championship. Two conference records in the field events fell over the weekend for the women. Mount St. Joseph's Anna Schoster won the pole vault with a new height of 3.60 meters and Anderson's Emily Smatlak earned the javelin title with a throw of 39.72 meters.

Rose-Hulman finished second in the women's team standings with 122 points with Manchester placing third with 96 points. Earlham finished fourth with 94 points and was followed by Anderson (79 points), Transylvania (60), Mount St. Joseph (56), Bluffton (53), Franklin (28), and Defiance (12).

Men's Event Winners                                                                            

100 meter dash

Noah Thomas, Rose-Hulman

11.18

200 meter dash

Noah Thomas, Rose-Hulman

22.37

400 meter dash

Reece Hunter, Hanover

49.75

800 meter run

Will Thesken, Rose-Hulman

1:58.60

1500 meter run

Clayton Brumfield, Franklin

3:56.71*

5000 meter run

Jacob Hedrick, Hanover

15:10.16

10,000 meter run

Jacob Hedrick, Hanover

31:52.15

110 meter hurdles

Matt Stienke, Franklin

15.55

400 meter hurdles

Joe Sheryak, Hanover

54.90

3000 steeplechase

Austin Burt, Earlham

9:42.68

4x100 meter relay

Hanover

42.82

4x400 meter relay

Hanover

3:24.95

High jump

Vince Jackson, Defiance

1.89 m

Pole vault

Nick Palmer, Rose-Hulman

4.50 m

Long jump

Arvonte Neal, Mount St. Joseph

6.89 m

Triple Jump

Trey Sykes, Rose-Hulman

14.04 m

Shot put

Eric Fiacable, Rose-Hulman

15.24 m

Discus throw

Javier Castillo, Defiance

45.24 m

Hammer throw

Eric Fiacable, Rose-Hulman

56.91 m

Javelin throw

Graham Smith, Transylvania

59.47 m