Dordt College News

Van Zee Added To Dordt Track

February 13, 2013

(Wednesday, February 13; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Justine Van Zee, a senior at Sioux Falls Christian (South Dakota), has announced her intention to attend Dordt College and join the Defender track and cross country programs.

Van Zee has personal bests of 15:13 on a 4,000 meter cross country course; a 1:03 in the 400 meters; 2:23 in the 800 meters; 5:28 in the 1,600 meters and 12:02 in the 3,200 meters.  She’s earned five letters in track, four in soccer, three in cross country and one in basketball.  Van Zee established school records in the 800, 1600 and 3200 and as part of the 4 x 800 meter relay team.  Her teammates selected Van Zee as cross country mvp twice and soccer once and she earned all-state honors in soccer.  She’s been included on the academic all-state team.

While at Sioux Falls Christian Van Zee was a part of a team that finished third at the South Dakota High School State Track Meet and a 2011 cross country team that placed third at regionals and advanced to the state meet.

Justine is the daughter of Jeff and Trudi Van Zee of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  She plans to study nursing or exercise science.

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