News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 8, 2013

METRO ROUNDUP: Rose-Hulman wins HCAC all-sports trophy

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Rose-Hulman has won the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s all-sports trophy for the fifth time in the past six year, the league announced Monday.

Rose tallied 66.5 points for its finishes in 11 men’s sports, just ahead of Franklin with 66. Hanover was third with 53 points.

The Engineers also placed second in the Commissioner’s Cup standing, which are combined performances of men’s and women’s teams. It’s the sixth time in seven years that Rose-Hulman has been in the top three.

Rose men won championships in basketball, soccer, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field and placed second in cross country. The swim team also provided the maximum amount of points.

Baseball

• Rose season over — Rain on Monday forced cancellation of the Wabash game at Rose-Hulman, bringing an end to the Engineers’ season.

Rose finished 15-24 overall, 12-12 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

The Engineers will serve as hosts for the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional at Art Nehf Field, beginning May 15.

Golf

• Bell wins playoff — At Franklin, a playoff was needed to determine the winner of the Indiana PGA Senior Open concluded Tuesday at The Legends Course.

Mike Bell and David Carich each finished 36 holes with 1-under-par 143 scores. Bell won a playoff.

Ted Kaperak was tied for third after one round and finished in a tie for 12th, shooiting 148.

Other players from the area failed to make the first-round cut.



Indiana PGA Senior Open

143 — Mike Bell 72-71 (won playoff), David Carich 73-70.

144 — Quinn Griffing 74-70.

148 — Ted Kaperak 73-75.