HCAC Championships close in record setting fashion

HCAC Championships close in record setting fashion

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The 2015 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships came to a conclusion on Saturday with the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men and Manchester University women claiming the team titles for the event. The meet was held the Transylvania University Athletics Complex.

The Engineers of Rose-Hulman took the title after grabbing 311.5 points in the 20 events, setting a meet record and beating the second place team by more than 200 points. Manchester won by a narrow margin, scoring 173.5 points and beating Franklin College by just 12.5 points. The win was the first for the Spartans since the 2009 season.

Transylvania posted a record finish on the women's side, taking fourth place for the highest finish in team history. Sophomore Jordin Fender took center stage, winning the 100 meter hurdles, 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash. The men of Transy finished eighth, highlighted by sophomore Cole Green's win in the 100 meter dash and second place finish in the 200 meter dash.

Women's Team Standings                                                                     Men's Team Standings

 

 

 

 

 

Manchester

173.5 points

Rose-Hulman

311.5  points

Franklin

161

Anderson

93

Hanover

111.5

Bluffton

69.5

Transylvania

84

Manchester

64

Rose-Hulman

65

Hanover

63

Defiance

59

Defiance

62

Anderson

Earlham

45

41

Franklin

Transylvania

61

26

Bluffton

38

Earlham

18

Mount St. Joseph

2

Mount St. Joseph

12