Rose-Hulman's London and Smith Earn HCAC Women’s Indoor Track & Field Honors

Rose-Hulman's London and Smith Earn HCAC Women’s Indoor Track & Field Honors

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Lauren London has been named 2019 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Year and Field Athlete of the Year. London led the Fightin' Engineers to a first place finish and the championship title on February 16.

London, a senior for Rose-Hulman, won two individual track events at the indoor championships. The senior won the 200-meter dash in a time of 26.25, while also claiming first place honors in the 60-meter hurdles in 9.14 seconds. London was also a member of the Fightin' Engineers first-place finish 800-meter relay team.

London also tallied two wins and set new conference records in two individual field events. The senior's highlighted performances begin with a first place finish in the triple jump (11.35 meters) and ended the day with a victory long jump mark of 5.49 meters. 

Also receiving recognition for her efforts at the meet is Rose-Hulman freshman Dara Smith, receiving the 2019 HCAC Indoor Track & Field Freshman Athlete of the Year award. Smith was a member of the first place 1,600-meter relay team, while also placing second in the high jump with a leap of 1.58 meters. The freshman added a third place finish in the 400-meter dash (1:01.48) and had a long jump mark of 4.96 meters that placed fifth at the championship meet.

Rose-Hulman's Larry Cole was named the HCAC Coach of the Year for the third time after leading the Fightin' Engineers to the women's team title. Cole led Rose-Hulman to its third women's indoor track and field conference championship in nine years, garnering 163 points.

Most Outstanding Female Track Athlete: Lauren London, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Most Outstanding Female Field Athlete: Lauren London, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Most Outstanding Female Freshman Athlete: Dara Smith, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Coach of the Year: Larry Cole, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

All-HCAC

Mariah Murray, Anderson

Tori Bowen, Bluffton

Madi Bowman, Defiance

Ellie Haland, Earlham

Remy Haggerty, Earlham

Jasmine Lorenzana, Earlham

Natalia McIntyre, Earlham

Aishat Sadiq, Earlham

Eve Galbreath, Hanover

Kelsey Tyler, Manchester

Hannah Wappes, Manchester

Clare Bruns, Rose-Hulman

Kristin East, Rose-Hulman

Lauren London, Rose-Hulman

Adekite Oladipupo, Rose-Hulman

Tina Rogers, Rose-Hulman

Mary-Helen Shomba, Rose-Hulman

Dara Smith, Rose-Hulman

Taylor Allen, Transylvania

2nd Team All-HCAC

Alexis Cash, Bluffton

Hailey Beel, Earlham

Sarah Dickman, Earlham

Leilah Hicks, Earlham

Erin Browning, Hanover

Alexis Harsh, Hanover

Arig Tong, Hanover

Erin Trimpe, Hanover

Anne Boxeth, Rose-Hulman

Patricia Giraldo, Rose-Hulman

Abby Hawkins, Rose-Hulman

Sarozjani Hunter, Rose-Hulman

Danielle Blount, Transylvania

Rian Boelter, Transylvania

Olivia Kee, Transylvania

Kali Nolan, Transylvania

Honorable Mention All-HCAC

Maelinn DeLong, Bluffton

Kelsey Bowling, Franklin

Ariel Barlow, Hanover

Teal Burnett, Hanover

Makenzie Carroll, Hanover

Sydney Claypoole, Hanover

Simone Henderson, Hanover

Kenna Hunter, Hanover

Brianna Medcalf, Hanover

Sawyer Osmun, Hanover

Samina Qureshi, Manchester

Emma Roth, Mount St. Joseph

Anna Schoster, Mount St. Joseph

Christopher M. Ragsdale All-Sportsmanship Team

Emily Smatlak, Anderson

Keturah Warlick, Bluffton

Blake Newman, Defiance

Willa Summers, Earlham

Laura Worthington, Franklin

Emily Clancy, Hanover

Samina Qureshi, Manchester

Kiersten Lux, Mount St. Joseph

Kally Morozin, Rose-Hulman

Danielle Blount, Transylvania