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RHIT Wins HCAC Men's All-Sports Trophy; Places 2nd in Women's Standings

RHIT Wins HCAC Men's All-Sports Trophy; Places 2nd in Women's Standings

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology won its 11th Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's All-Sports Trophy for its efforts during the 2019-20 athletic year.  The Men's All-Sports Trophy is awarded to the HCAC institution with the best cumulative combined finishes among all varsity sports offered by the conference over the course of the athletic year.

Rose-Hulman has won the HCAC Men's All-Sports Trophy eight times in the last nine years and 11 times since 2008.  The Fightin' Engineers won men's regular season conference championships in soccer and indoor track and field.  Rose-Hulman also claimed runner-up finishes in men's cross country, football and swimming and diving.

The Fightin' Engineers also had a second-place finish in the Women's All-Sports Trophy standings this season.  Rose-Hulman won the women's golf and soccer conference championships, and came home second at the indoor track and field championships.

In the combined HCAC Commissioner's Cup standings, Rose-Hulman narrowly finished second behind Hanover.  The Fightin' Engineers have won the HCAC Commissioners Cup seven times, and no other school has won the award more than twice in its 15-year history.

The complete All-Sports Trophy Standings for the 2019-20 academic year are below.

HCAC MEN'S ALL-SPORTS TROPHY STANDINGS

1. Rose-Hulman    44.80
2. Hanover   42.64
3. Franklin   36.82
4. Manchester   34.31
5. Transylvania   28.83
6. Anderson   26.49
7. Bluffton   20.98
8. Earlham    17.97
9. Mount St. Joseph   17.65
10. Defiance   14.66


HCAC WOMEN'S ALL-SPORTS TROPHY STANDINGS

1. Hanover    62.30
2. Rose-Hulman   54.47
3. Transylvania   54.33
4. Franklin   48.49
5. Anderson   39.32
6. Manchester   32.64
7. Earlham   32.15
8. Mount St. Joseph   27.98
9. Bluffton   26.81
10. Defiance   14.66


HCAC COMMISSIONER'S CUP STANDINGS

1. Hanover    104.90
2. Rose-Hulman   99.27
3. Franklin   85.31
4. Transylvania   83.16
5. Manchester   66.95
6. Anderson   65.81
7. Earlham   50.12
8. Bluffton   47.79
9. Mount St. Joseph   45.63
10. Defiance   29.32