Men's Outdoor Track & Field Report - Rose-Hulman Claims First Place at Wittenberg

Men's Outdoor Track & Field Report - Rose-Hulman Claims First Place at Wittenberg

GREENWOOD, Ind. - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Earlham College traveled to Springfield, Ohio last weekend to participate in the Wittenberg Invitational. The Fightin' Engineers finished in first place with 188.50 points while the Quakers finished tenth out of the field of 11 at the invite.

Rose-Hulman was led by senior Josh Hennig (Springfield, Ill. / Lutheran) and junior Trey Sykes (Houston, Texas / Bay Area Christian) at Wittenberg last Friday.

Hennig won the 400-meter dash with a time of 48.99 seconds that rank No. 10 in NCAA Division III this season. The senior also was a member of the first place 4-x-400 relay team (3:22.53) and the second place 4-x-100 relay team (43.61).

Sykes claimed a first place finish in the long jump with a distance of 6.66 meters and another victory in the triple jump (14.05m) with a leap that ranks No. 11 in NCAA Division III.

The Hanover College Panthers led the five team HCAC field at the Hanover Invitational on Saturday, placing fifth in the meet with 79.0 points. 


Manchester placed seventh (39 points) as a team, and the Spartans were followed by Mount St. Joseph in ninth (27 points), Transylvania in 10th (18), and Franklin in 13th (4) out of the field of 13 at Hanover.

Bluffton University and Defiance College traveled to Westerville, Ohio to particpate in the April Fools Invitational at Otterbein. The Beavers and the Yellow Jackets finished in a tie for eighth out of the 10 team field on Friday. 

The Bluffton Beavers also sent some of their team to participate in the Washington University 5/10K in St. Louis, Mo. on Friday.


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