WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology won its first Little State team championship in program history with a strong and balanced performance on Friday at the Indiana Intercollegiate Championships hosted by Purdue University.
The Fightin' Engineers relied on three top-seven finishes to amass just 51 points and win the team title in the 14-team event. NCAA Division II Indianapolis placed second with 88 points, followed by Wabash (97), DePauw (102) and Earlham (149).
Senior Alton Anspaugh led the Rose-Hulman performance with a third-place finish in the Little State Division and 13th overall including NCAA Division I programs. Anspaugh ran a time of 26:44 to tie the second-best Indiana Intercollegiates overall finish in program history at 13th.
Kennedy Schnieders came home sixth overall with a time of 27:10, followed by Matthew Stevenot in seventh in 27:16. Other scorers for Rose-Hulman included Walt Dearing in 17th place (28:04) and Chandler Harkins in 18th (28:06).
Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Millikin University Invitational on Sept. 29.