Downing impressed in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 16.14 seconds, good for third place. Rohn ran a PR time of 51.10 seconds in the 400-meter dash to qualify for the national meet in May.
In the 200-meter dash, Walker crossed the finish line in 23.38 seconds for eighth place and a bid to nationals. Botefuhr qualified for nationals in the hammer throw with a toss of 37.98m, good for fourth place overall.
Juan Barajas (Hoffman Estates, Ill./Schaumburg) (15:52.40) and Brennan Albuck (/Hoffman Estates) (16:05.55) each ran PR times in the 5k and took second and fifth place, respectively. The 1600m relay group of Rohn, Downing, Zach Stella (Palatine, Ill./Palatine) and John Majerus (Elk Grove Village, Ill./Elk Grove) took second place with a time of 3:37.51.
The Hawks return to competition on Saturday at 4 PM at Wheaton College.