TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology placed nine track and field standouts on the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III indoor all-region team, in results released by the national organization.
Seven men's athletes and two women's performances reached all-region status. The all-region team is made up of the top five performances over the season as achieved by the over 40 colleges and universities in the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Region.
Men's all-region honorees included Josh Himes in the shot put (52' 0" at DePauw); Nick Palmer in the pole vault (15' 7 1/4" at Ohio Northern); Brendan Smyth in the triple jump (43' 8" at the HCAC Indoor Championships); and the distance medley team of Josh Hennig, Matt Hill, Aaron Lannoy and Brendon Mattiuz that set a school record with a mark of 10:25.56 at DePauw.
On the women's side, Jaclyn Setina will compete in the NCAA Division III Indoor National Championships this Saturday after recording a high jump of 5' 6 1/2" at the Engineer Invitational that ranks No. 17 nationally. Gabi Razma was also all-region after a school record triple jump mark of 36' 9 3/4" at Illinois Wesleyan.
The outdoor season begins with the Rose-Hulman Early Bird Invitational on March 18 at the William Welch Track and Field Complex.