Men's Outdoor T&F Report (Week 4) - RHIT Leads HCAC Field at Indiana DIII Championships

GREENWOOD, IN - Rose-Hulman led the HCAC field at the Indiana Division III Invitational at DePauw over the weekend.  The Engineers finished second at the eight team event, finishing behind champion Wabash.

Junior Ryan Meyer (Greenwood, Ind./Center Grove) won the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:58.72 to lead the Engineers on the track. Junior Austin Schulthies (Dubois, Ind./Northeast Dubois) scored in four field events Saturday.  Schulthies was second in the high jump (6’ 4”), second in the javelin (168’ 8”), fourth in the discus throw (139’ 4”) and sixth in the long jump (20’ 10”).

Franklin College finished behind Rose-Hulman in third position. Junior Patrick Ellis (Shelbyville, Ind./H.S.) earned victories in the triple and long jump to lead the Grizzlies. The junior also recorded two top-14 marks nationally, highlighted by the eighth best mark in Division III in the triple jump (14.33 meters). 

Manchester placed fifth and was followed by Hanover (6th), Anderson (7th), and Earlham (8th) in the standings.

Bluffton, Defiance, and Mount St. Joseph competed at the All-Ohio Championships Saturday.  The Yellow Jackets led the trio with a 10th place finish at the 20-team event.  

DC’s Troy Parrett (Cedarville, Ohio/H.S.) won his third straight All-Ohio 800-meter dash title Saturday. The junior won the event with the fastest time (1:53.57) in the HCAC by almost three seconds and holds the 17th best performance in NCAA Division III this outdoor season.

Mount St. Joseph finished 16th in the standings, while Bluffton earned an 18th place finish.

This weekend's schedule will be the final tune up before the HCAC Outdoor Championships at Defiance College on April 25-26.

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