GREENWOOD, IN –Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology won the 2013-14 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s All-Sports Trophy. The Engineers earned 75.0 points during the academic year to claim the men’s all-sports trophy. It is the Engineers sixth overall men’s trophy as a member of the HCAC.
Rose-Hulman captured first place in football, basketball, and indoor and outdoor track and field during the year. RHIT posted a second place finish in cross country, soccer, and tennis.
Hanover and Franklin finished in second with 52.0 points and Manchester University finished fourth in the men’s all-sports race with 47.7 points. Defiance College finished fifth with 47.0 points and was followed by Transylvania University with 44.7 points. Anderson University (40.8 points), College of Mount St. Joseph (39.2), Earlham College (33.2), and Bluffton University (29.5) rounded out the standings.
The award has been handed out to the most successful men’s athletic department in the conference since 1988 when the conference was known as the Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Jeff Jenkins serves as the top administrator for the athletic department at Rose-Hulman.
There are nine men’s sports sponsored by the HCAC. The men compete in tennis, golf, soccer, cross country, football, basketball, baseball, indoor track & field, and outdoor track & field. Teams earn points for their institution by placing in each sport's championship.