Five Fightin' Engineers Named All-Region

Five Fightin' Engineers Named All-Region


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology placed five track and field team members on the NCAA Division III USTFCCCA All-Great Lakes Region Team, in results released by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Junior Nathan Green, sophomore Josh Hennig, sophomore Gabi Razma, junior Brendan Smyth, and junior Charles Spaeth earned a spot on the inaugural all-region squad for their efforts during the 2016 indoor season.  

All-region honorees must finish in the top five within their NCAA defined competition region.  The Great Lakes Region includes 40 institutions in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio.

Green cleared a season-best men's pole vault mark of 15' 3".  Hennig ran a season-best men's 400-meter time of 49.69 seconds.  Razma set a school record in the women's triple jump with a mark of 36' 7 3/4".  Smyth cleared 43' 7 1/4" in the men's triple jump.  Spaeth recorded a season best men's shot put mark of 52' 1".

The efforts helped the Rose-Hulman men compile a 37-2 dual meet record and lead all of NCAA Division III by scoring 286.83 points in their conference championship.  The women's squad finished second in the HCAC this season in another strong performance.

Rose-Hulman opens the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field with its own Early Bird Invitational on March 19 at the William Welch Track and Field Complex.