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Dordt Track Runs At Concordia Twi-Light

May 10, 2013

The Meet… Dordt College will be sending a limited number of athletes to the Concordia Twi-Light Track and Field Meet on Friday, May 10.  The meet amounts to a “last chance” for athletes to qualify for the NAIA National Championships in two weeks.

Schedule

Heat Sheets-Running Events

Heat Sheets-Field Events

Last Time….The Dordt College women placed third at the GPAC Track and Field Championships with 121.5 points at the meet hosted by Concordia in Seward, Nebraska on Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4. The Defenders were led by the the 4 x 400 meter relay teams title winning run of 3:58.49. The foursome was made up of Jasmin Schelhaas, Robyn Blount, Marisa Broersma and Katie Bonnema.

Ryan Tholen gave Dordt the best finish for the men when he claimed second in the 800 meters with a time of 1:56.47. The Defender men totaled 38 points for eighth place.

The Doane Tigers claimed both the men's and women's titles in the team races.

Top-eight finishes for the Defenders included:
Women 100 Meter Dash
3 Briana Vander Woude Dordt 12.38

Women 200 Meter Dash
4 Marisa Broersma Dordt 26.28

Women 400 Meter Dash
2 Katie Bonnema Dordt 57.19

Women 800 Meter Run
8 Lillie Koerner Dordt 2:23.34

Women 1500 Meter Run
3 Renee Buikema Dordt 4:55.15
4 Merissa Harkema Dordt 4:58.23

Women 5000 Meter Run
4 Lauren Opp Dordt 18:42.40

Women 10000 Meter Run
2 Lauren Opp Dordt 38:21.27

Women 100 Meter Hurdles
3 Briana Vander Woude Dordt 14.57
6 Robyn Blount Dordt 15.20

Women 400 Meter Hurdles
6 Lynelle De Bruin Dordt 1:08.51
7 Tara Postma Dordt 1:09.00

Women 3000 Meter Steeplechase
2 Kayla Byl Dordt 11:58.38
4 Abby De Vries Dordt 12:10.59

Women 4x100 Meter Relay
2 Dordt College 48.31
1) Jasmin Schelhaas 2) Robyn Blount
3) Marisa Broersma 4) Briana Vander Woude

Women 4x400 Meter Relay
1 Dordt College 3:58.49
1) Jasmin Schelhaas 2) Robyn Blount
3) Marisa Broersma 4) Katie Bonnema

Women 4x800 Meter Relay
2 Dordt College 9:25.63
1) Kayla Byl 2) Renee Buikema
3) Merissa Harkema 4) Katie Bonnema

Women High Jump
2 Briana Vander Woude Dordt 5-05.00

Women Pole Vault
8 Breanne Heidema Dordt 10-02.75 0.50

Women Long Jump
4 Briana Vander Woude Dordt 18-07.00
8 Christy Sikkema Dordt 17-08.00

Women Triple Jump
5 Christy Sikkema Dordt 36-07.75

Women Javelin Throw
5 Brittany Carman Dordt 123-03

Men 400 Meter Dash
8 Kyle Lindbergh Dordt 50.68

Men 800 Meter Run
2 Ryan Tholen Dordt 1:56.47

Men 10000 Meter Run
5 Nathan Jackson Dordt 33:06.60

Men 110 Meter Hurdles
4 Erin Francis Dordt 15.03

Men 3000 Meter Steeplechase
5 Chris Postma Dordt 9:50.87

Men 4x100 Meter Relay
5 Dordt College 43.32
1) Daniel Fennig 2) Jake Floen
3) Aaron Floen 4) Aaron Wubben

Men 4x400 Meter Relay
7 Dordt College 3:26.59
1) Aaron Tudor 2) Aaron Floen
3) Kyle Lindbergh 4) Trent Kischer

Men 4x800 Meter Relay
4 Dordt College 8:00.83 1) Stephan McNamara 2) Tim Bierma
3) Trent Kischer 4) Ryan Tholen

Men High Jump
8 Aaron Wubben Dordt 6-02.75

Men Pole Vault
7 Joshua Brinkerhoff Dordt 13-11.25
7 Brett Huff Dordt 13-11.25


Women - Team Rankings

1) Doane College 198.50
2) Concordia University 152.50
3) Dordt College 121.50
4) Hastings College 107
5) Morningside College 90.50
6) Nebraska Wesleyan University 74
7) Northwestern College 58
8) Midland University 19
9) Mount Marty College 18
10) Dakota Wesleyan universit 12
11) Briar Cliff University 6
Men - Team Rankings

1) Doane College 198.50
2) Concordia University 153
3) Morningside College 145.50
4) Northwestern College 98
5) Nebraska Wesleyan University 84
6) Briar Cliff University 77
7) Hastings College 48
8) Dordt College 38
9) Midland University 11
10) Mount Marty College 3

Last Year… In what is the final competition before the NAIA National Meet, the Dordt College Defenders sent a limited number of athletes to the Concordia Twilight Meet in Seward, Nebraska on Friday, May 11, 2012.

Dordt swept the 400 meters with Katie Bonnema claiming the women's race in :56.64 while Nic Pfeifle won the men's race with a time of :49.02.

Both Dordt 4 x 800 meter relay teams won their events.

Top-10 finishers for Dordt College on Friday night included:
Event 5 Women 400 Meter Dash
1 Bonnema, Katie Dordt 56.64 2
5 Van Beek, Kari Dordt 1:00.71 2

Event 6 Men 400 Meter Dash
1 Pfeifle, Nic Dordt 49.02 2
2 Henderson, Alex Dordt 49.72 2
3 Wolterstorff, Trevor Dordt 50.07 2
4 Floen, Aaron Dordt 50.49 2
10 Byma, Jake Dordt 53.49 1

Event 7 Women 800 Meter Run
8 Koerner, Lillie Dordt 2:21.06

Event 8 Men 800 Meter Run
6 Tholen, Ryan Dordt 1:55.37
8 Byma, Jake Dordt 1:58.28

Event 9 Women 1500 Meter Run
5 Harkema, Merissa Dordt 4:54.87

Event 18 Women 4x400 Meter Relay
2 Dordt 'A' 3:56.13
1) Van Beek, Kari 2) Buikema, Renee
3) Troost, Kaitlin 4) Bonnema, Katie

Event 19 Men 4x400 Meter Relay
3 Dordt 'A' 3:17.89
1) Henderson, Alex 2) Wolterstorff, Trevor
3) Floen, Aaron 4) Pfeifle, Nic

Event 24 Women 4x800 Meter Relay
1 Dordt 'A' 9:25.75
1) Harkema, Merissa 2) Koerner, Lillie
3) Wilgenburg, Whitney 4) Duncan, Nichole

Event 25 Men 4x800 Meter Relay
1 Dordt 'A' 7:49.01
1) Van Maanen, Mark 2) Bierma, Tim
3) McNamara, Stephan 4) Tholen, Ryan

Event 41 Women Javelin Throw
3 Vander Woude, Briana Dordt 39.60m 129-11

Qualifying List…Briana Vander Woude has qualified for the NAIA National Meet in the High Jump, 100 hurdles and heptathlon.  Katie Bonnema has reached the standard in the 400 and Lauren Opp in the 10,000 meters.  The women’s 4 x 800 and 4 x 100 teams reached the automatic standards and Erin Francis is at the ‘B’ standard in the 110 hurdles. Vander Woude met the ‘B’ standard in both the 100 meters and the long jump.

Next…The next meet will be the NAIA National Championships meet May 23-25 in Marion, Indiana.

 

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