News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 7, 2013

Metro: Engineers get 4 HCAC awards

Tribune-Star staff report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Rose-Hulman dominated weekly honors in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference on Monday, taking four separate Player of the Week designations.

Ryan Landwehr was honored as football’s best offensive player, Matt Angel for football special teams, Drew Belk for men’s soccer and Sanders Park for men’s golf.

Landwehr completed 27 of 37 passes for 266 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 91 yards and two scores in a 38-14 win Saturday over Hanover. It was his second straight Offensive Player of the Week Award.

Angel was 5 for 5 on extra points and kicked a 25-yard field goal in that game; Belk had a career-high four goals in a 5-0 win over Bluffton on Sunday night; and Park was medalist at the Wabash Invitational with rounds of 68 and 74, tying the school’s 18-hole record set earlier in the week by teammate Travis Whithaus in the process.

Cross country

• Sycamore men 10th — Indiana State’s men’s team fell from ninth to 10th in the Great Lakes Region rankings released Monday.

The Sycamores had been ninth before finishing 22nd at the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday.

Indiana now leads the Great Lakes rankings, with Wisconsin second. In the Midwest Region, Missouri Valley teams ranked are Southern Illinois in ninth, Loyola 12th, Illinois State 14th and Wichita State 15th.

ISU’s women remain unranked after placing 17th in the Gold Race at Notre Dame. Michigan State leads the Great Lakes Region, while in the Midwest the MVC is represented by Illinois State in seventh, Southern Illinois eighth, Wichita State 11th and Loyola 13th.

ISU hosts the Pre-Nationals on Oct. 19.

• Goatee gets second win — At Louisville, Vincennes University freshman TaPring Goatee won the women’s Silver Race at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic on Saturday.

The Terre Haute North graduate also won the Trailblazers’ season opener at Franklin. VU competes Oct. 19 at the Evansville Invitational.


• Rose-Hulman 5, Bluffton 0 — At Lima, Ohio, Drew Belk’s four goals led the Engineers on Sunday night in a match postponed by Saturday weather.

William Senat also scored for Rose, while Ben Green had two assists and Senat one. Drew Miller had the shutout as Rose outshot its hosts 20-2.

Now 4-4-2 and 1-0 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play, the Engineers go to Anderson on Wednesday. Bluffton is 0-8 and 0-1.