News From Terre Haute, Indiana

February 17, 2014

Metro Roundup: Rose-Hulman's Montgomery wins HCAC award again

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Rose-Hulman’s Ryann-Rebecca Montgomery has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week for the third time this season after a historic performance on Friday.

Montgomery ran the first sub-five-minute women’s mile in HCAC and Rose-Hulman history to finish fourth against NCAA Division I competition at Indiana University.

Her time of 4:59.65 set a school record for the third time this season. The mark ranks seventh nationally in the NCAA Division III list in 2014.

The Engineers compete in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Championships on Saturday at Anderson.

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In other track and field news:

• Two more records — At Allendale, Mich., Vincennes University freshman TaPring Goatee set two school records over the weekend at the Grand Valley State Big Meet, running the 800 meters in 2:16.18 and the 3,000 meters in 10:37.87.


• Games rescheduled —
Weather conditions have resulted in high school basketball games to be called off or rescheduled.

• West Vigo’s makeup game with Greencastle on Monday has been postponed again.

• The Illinois Class 2A girls sectional game at Casey between Mt. Carmel and Sullivan has been rescheduled for tonight. Mt. Carmel will meet Sullivan at 6 p.m. followed by Teutopolis vs. Harrisburg. The championship game remains on Thursday.

• The Casey at Hutsonville-Palestine boys game that originally had been scheduled for last Friday has been rescheduled for Wednesday.

• Monday’s Flora-Marshall game was postponed with no new date set.

• Pairings set — Pairings and schedules have been set for Illinois High School Association boys basketball regional tournaments.

Play begins Feb. 24. Casey is the No. 1 seed at the Robinson Class 2A Regional. Paris is the host team for a Class 2A regional and is the No. 2 seed.


Illinois regionals

Class 1A

At Catlin

Feb. 24 — Chrisman (4) vs. Shiloh (7), 7 p.m.

Feb. 25 — Cissna Park (2) vs. Danville Schlarman (7), 6 p.m., followed by Catlin (3) vs. Armstrong (6)

Feb. 26 — Milford (1) vs. Winner Game 1, 6 p.m., followed by Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3

Feb. 28 — Championship, 7 p.m.

At Cumberland

Feb. 24 — Stew-Stras (4) vs. Cumberland (5), 7 p.m.

Feb. 25 — Neoga (2) vs. Martinsville (7), 6 p.m., followed by Hutsonville-Palestine (3) vs. Windsor (6)

Feb. 26 — Dieterich (1) vs. Winner Game 1, 6 p.m., followed by Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3

Feb. 28 — Championship, 7 p.m.

Class 2A

At Paris

Feb. 24 — Monticello (4) vs. Tolono Unity (5), 6 p.m., followed by Tuscola (3) vs. Broadlands-Heritage (6)

Feb. 26 — Sullivan (1) vs. Winner Game 1, 6 p.m., followed by Paris (2) vs. Winner Game 2

Feb. 28 — Championship, 7 p.m.

At Robinson

Feb. 24 — Marshall (4) vs. Robinson (5), 7 p.m.

Feb. 26 — Casey (1) vs. Winner Game 1, 6 p.m., followed by Teutopolis (2) vs. Newton (3)

Feb. 28 — Championship, 7 p.m.

• Swish finishes first — At St. Louis, the Terre Haute Swish girls eighth-grade team finished first at the Hoopsthreat Midwest Showcase with a record of 2-1.

The team consists of Coach Armondo Blakley, Taylor Ellis, Gretchen Anne Etling, Kaitlin Harris, Zoe Howes, Mya Kiner, Taylor Pepperworth, Emily Perrelle, Mackenzie Russell, Mara Russell and Carly Stuck.


• Rose men second, women fifth — At Pleasant Prairie, Wis., Rose-Hulman swimmers had 13 school records, 10 top-10 finishes and 10 all-conference performers at the 2014 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Championships.

Engineer men were second, an all-time best, with 801 points to 861 for Wheaton. Rose-Hulman’s women were fifth.

Orion Martin and Matt Schulstad had conference championships, Martin in the 100 butterfly (49.15 seconds) and Schulstad in the 200 butterfly (1:51.48).

Ellie Hong set three women’s school records in the 50 freestyle (24.28), 100 backstroke (56.79) and 200 backstroke (2:01.39). Terre Haute North graduate Celeste Kline set a school record in 100 butterfly (1:02.06).

Hong also was part of four school-record relay races and Kline three.

School records for the men were set by Pierce Bartine in 200 individual medley (1:54.37), Alexander Yaung in 400 individual medley (4:10.08), Martin in 200 freestyle (1:41.15 on first leg of 800 medley relay) and Schulstad in 200 butterfly (1:51.37 in preliminary round). Rose also had one record-setting relay.

Hong and Martin had three all-conference performances each, while Schulstad had two and Bartine and Matt King one each.