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Track & Field Teams Record Seven Top-Five Finishes at IWU

Track & Field Teams Record Seven Top-Five Finishes at IWU

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology recorded two event wins and one school record, along with seven top-five finishes, at the Illinois Wesleyan Keck Select Meet on Saturday.

Mary-Helen Shomba set a school record in the 60-meter hurdles for the third time this season with a mark of 9.04 seconds.  Shomba's mark topped a field including several of the nation's top NCAA Division III runners.

Kyle Brownell recorded the No. 4 ranked men's high jump in school history to win the event.  Brownell cleared 6' 7" to take home top honors on the day.

Runner-up performers for Rose-Hulman included Kristian Zadlo in the pole vault (13' 11 1/4") and Nathan Schrader in the shot put with a personal best mark (50' 3 1/4").

Third-place finishers included Mikey Holtz in the pole vault (12' 11 1/2") and Tim Youndt in the triple jump (43' 4 1/2").

Other top-five performers were Aaron Lannoy with a fourth-place in the men's 800 (1:57.44); Schrader with a fifth in the men's weight throw (54' 2 3/4"); and Dara Smith with a fifth-place in the women's high jump (5' 1").

Rose-Hulman finished fifth in men's team scoring and eighth on the women's side with half of the team's roster traveling to the meet.

The Fightin' Engineers return to action at the DePauw Invitational next Saturday.