With another school record broken and a dozen first-place finishes, the Rose-Hulman track and field team completed a fruitful weekend, hosting the Engineer Open Meet on Friday and also competing in the D-III Championships on Saturday.
Facing off against Indiana State in the Open Meet, the men’s team recorded three individual first-place finishes and one relay team victory. Individual winners included senior Collin Crowson with a jump 14’11” in the pole vault, senior Travis Stallings with a time of 55.19 seconds in the 400-hurdles, and junior Nathan Catt with a time of 4:07.34 in the 1,500-meter run. The 4-x-100 meter relay team which included senior Jeremiah Edwards, junior Clay Becker, Stallings, and sophomore Jake Kelley also earned a first-place finish. The women’s team also had three individual first-place finishers, and added two more victories in the relay events. Junior Katherine Moravec won the 800-meter run in a time of 2:38.24. Freshman Lucinda Combs in the javelin throw competition and freshman Sheldan Falls in the 100-meter dash rounded out the other individual winners. The 4-x-100 relay team of senior Gloria Boxell, senior Creasy Clasuer, senior Liz Evans, and junior Erin Cox and the 4-x-400 team of Boxell, Clauser, Cox, and freshman Addie Johnson were both winners on the day. Traveling to Franklin College to compete at the Indiana Division III Championships, the Engineers recorded three first-place finishes and broke one school record. In the hammer throw competition, senior Trey Cahill jumped to the top of the record books with a first-place toss of 185’9”. Junior Ryann-Rebecca Montgomery would finish first in the women’s 1,500-meter run and senior Liz Evans leaped to the top of the field to capture first in the women’s high jump competition. The Fightin’ Engineers will host their annual Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet this Friday beginning at 4:30 pm. The event will feature 11 teams from around the Midwest including Rose-Hulman.