Three Track & Field Athletes Earn HCAC Weekly Honors

Three Track & Field Athletes Earn HCAC Weekly Honors

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology track and field student-athletes combined for three Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference weekly awards, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

Junior Isaiah Smith and senior Addie Johnson swept the HCAC Men's and Women's Track Athlete of the Week awards.  Junior Nathan Green was also honored as HCAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week.

Smith, Johnson and Green helped Rose-Hulman enjoy success in the Terre Haute Double Dual on Friday at the Sports and Recreation Center.  Rose-Hulman won the men's competition over Manchester 103-22, while the women fell 69-53 to the Spartans.

Smith won three events, capturing the long jump (21' 3 1/2"), 60-meter dash (6.16), 200-meter dash (23.22) and was part of the winning 4-x-400 relay team with a mark of 3:31.09.  Johnson added a win in the 400-meter dash with a mark of 1:00.21 and was part of the first-place 4-x-400 meter relay team (4:15.83).

Green cleared 15-feet in the pole vault in his initial competition of the year, earning first-place honors with a mark of 15' 0 1/4".  He has won two consecutive HCAC Indoor Track and Field pole vault championships entering the 2016 season.

Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Friday Night Invitational at the Sports and Recreation Center on Friday.  Field events begin at 6 p.m., with running event finals scheduled for 7 p.m.