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Dordt Track In Action This Weekend

January 17, 2013

The Meet… Nebraska Wesleyan will host a meet at DeVaney Fieldhouse in Lincoln, Nebraska on Friday, January 18.  The Dordt throwers will compete at a meet hosted by Wayne State in Wayne, Nebraska on Saturday, January 19.

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Last Time… Dordt College hosted its 2013 Indoor Track and Field Invite to open the season and Defender athletes met NAIA National Meet qualifying standards on Saturday, January 12 at the Dordt College meet held in the Dordt Recreation Center.

Briana Vander Woude met the automatic qualifying standard in two events, running the 55 meter hurdles in :08.63, tying a school record held by Linda Kroon in the process. Kroon’s record has stood since 1979. Vander Woude also cleared 5-4.5 in the high jump to meet the qualifying standard for the NAIA National Championship Meet to be held February 28-March 2.

Katie Bonnema ran the 400 meters in :58.53, meeting the standard of :59.10 in the event and Ryan Tholen just missed the qualifying standard in the mile run, timing out a 4:23.58. The standard in the mile is 4:23.20.

The next action for Dordt is Friday, January 18 at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invite in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Top-10 finishes for the Defenders included:

Women 55 Meter Dash
2 Vander Woude, Briana Dordt 7.28

Women 200 Meter Dash
3 Broersma, Marisa Dordt 27.44
10 Wilgenburg, Siera Dordt 28.07

Women 400 Meter Dash
2 Bonnema, Katie Dordt 58.53

Women 600 Meter Run
4 Byl, Kayla Dordt 1:43.50

Women 800 Meter Run
3 Koerner, Lillie Dordt 2:25.99

Women 1 Mile Run
5 Wilgenburg, Whitney Dordt 5:58.69

Women 3000 Meter Run
3 Opp, Lauren Dordt 10:47.26

Women 55 Meter Hurdles
1 Vander Woude, Briana Dordt 8.23

Women 4x400 Meter Relay
3 Dordt 'A' 4:11.11

Women High Jump
1 Vander Woude, Briana Dordt 5-04.50

Event 15 Men Shot Put
5 Huisman, Jordan Dordt 43-04.25

Event 24 Men 200 Meter Dash
2 Floen, Jake Dordt 22.81
3 Pfeifle, Nic Dordt 22.94

Event 26 Men 1 Mile Run
1 Tholen, Ryan Dordt 4:23.58

Event 27 Men High Jump
4 Wubben, Aaron Dordt 5-10.50

Event 29 Men 4x400 Meter Relay
5 Dordt 'A' 3:32.88

Event 31 Men 55 Meter Dash
8 Floen, Jake Dordt 6.67

Event 33 Men 1000 Meter Run
9 Bierma, Tim Dordt 2:44.37

Last Year… The Dordt College men's and women's track teams went to Lincoln, Nebraska to run in a meet hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan on Friday, January 20. The meet featured a wide range of competitors.

Highlights for the meet included third place finishes by Briana Vander Woude in the 60 meter hurdles (:09.04) and long jump (17-9.25) and a second place finish by the men's 4 x 400 meter relay team in a time of 3:22.93. The women's 4 x 400 also claimed third place in a time of 4:04.26. Ryan Tholen was third in the 600 meters in 1:55.54. Top-10 finishes by the Defenders:

Women 400 Meter Dash
4 Katie Bonnema Dordt 58.91

Women 800 Meter Run
4 Lillie Koerner Dordt 2:23.86

Women 1000 Meter Run
7 Merissa Harkema Dordt 3:08.93
8 Nichole Duncan Dordt 3:14.66

Women 1 Mile Run
6 Whitney Wilgenburg Dordt 5:21.68
10 Abby De Vries Dordt 5:28.74

Women 3000 Meter Run
9 Lauren Opp Dordt 11:05.59

Women 5000 Meter Run
4 Michelle Steiger Dordt 18:31.41

Women 60 Meter Hurdles
3 Briana Vander Woude Dordt 9.04

Women 4x400 Meter Relay
3 Dordt 'A' 4:04.26 2
1) Kari Van Beek 2) Tara Postma
3) Lillie Koerner 4) Katie Bonnema

8 Dordt 'B' x4:18.18 1
1) Chelsea Vaandrager 2) Lindsey Moerman
3) Kaitlin Troost 4) Katelyn Lieuwen

Women High Jump
7 Briana Vander Woude Dordt J1.60m 5-03.00

Women Long Jump
3 Briana Vander Woude Dordt 5.29m 17-04.25

Men 400 Meter Dash
7 Nic Pfeifle Dordt 49.70 5
9 Alex Henderson Dordt 50.40 5

Men 800 Meter Run
3 Ryan Tholen Dordt 1:55.54

Men 1000 Meter Run
8 Eric Tudor Dordt 2:36.29
10 Tim Bierma Dordt 2:36.90

Men 1 Mile Run
5 Eric Tudor Dordt 4:24.65

Men 4x400 Meter Relay
2 Dordt 'A' 3:22.93 2
1) Alex Henderson 2) Joseph Lammers
3) Aaron Floen 4) Nic Pfeifle

9 Dordt 'B' x3:32.90 1
1) Tyler Kroeze 2) Trent Kischer
3) Jake Byma 4) Aaron Tudor

Qualifying List…Dordt had two individuals Saturday qualify for the NAIA National Meet to be held February 28-March 2in Geneva, Ohio.  Briana Vander Woude qualified in the 55 meter hurdles and high jump while Katie Bonnema reached the standard in the 400 meters.

Next…Dordt goes to a meet hosted by Buena Vista in Storm Lake, Iowa on Saturday, January 26.

 

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