Dordt College News

Bonnema Claims Weekly GPAC Honor

January 30, 2013

(Wednesday, January 30; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Katie Bonnema (Junior; Ireton, Iowa) has been named the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week for meets run January 20-26.

Bonnema earns the honor after meeting the “A” Standard for the NAIA Championships in the 800 meers and the 4 x 800 meter relay.  She helped Dordt to a NAIA “B” standard finish of 4:02.48 in the 4 x 400.  Bonnema ran a :57 split in the 400 after running two sub 2:20 times in the open 800 and the 4 x 800.  She had qualified for the NAIA National Championships in the 400 meters and 600 meters in two previous meets.

Dordt College will compete in a meet hosted by Buena Vista this Saturday, February 2 before hosting a meet on Saturday, February 9.

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