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GREENWOOD, IN – Hanover College’s Briahna Chambers (Bell, Tex./Ellison) and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Liz Evans (Bicknell, Ind./North Knox) have been named 2013 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Year and Field Athlete of the Year, respectively. Chambers led the Panthers to their second consecutive indoor title, while Evans led the Engineers to a second place finish on February 16 at Defiance College.
Chambers, a sophomore for Hanover, won two individual events at the indoor championships and was a member of the winning 1,600-meter relay squad. She won the 60-meter dash in a first place time of 8.05 (HCAC record) and claimed the 200-meter dash title in a HCAC record time of 26.84.
Evans, a senior on the Rose squad, claimed two field event titles to help the Engineers finish second at the meet. The senior set two HCAC records on the day, winning the high jump (1.76 meters) and long jump (5.45 meters).
Also receiving recognition for her efforts at the meet is Hanover freshman Ashlee Arbaugh (Van Buren, Ohio/H.S.), receiving the 2013 HCAC Indoor Track & Field Freshman Athlete of the Year award. Arbaugh won the individual title in the shot put with a heave of 12.09 meters and finished second in the weight throw (13.76 meters).
Hanover College’s Brian Power was named the HCAC Coach of the Year after leading the Panthers to the team title. Power led HC to their second straight women’s indoor track and field conference championship, garnering 166 points.
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