Dordt College News

Opp Claims GPAC Honor

October 17, 2013

(Thursday, October 17; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Dordt College’s Lauren Opp (Junior, Garner, Iowa) has been named the Great Plains Athletic Conference/Hauff Mid-America Sports Womens’ Cross Country Runner of the Week for meets run October 7-13.  Opp shares the honor with Mount Marty’s Katie Smelker this week.

Opp claimed the honor after finishing fifth at the NAIA Preview Meet hosted at Lawrence, Kansas on Saturday, October 12.  Opp ran the Rim Rock course in 18:28 and was the top finishing GPAC runner at the meet that hosted 30 teams and 268 runners.

The Defenders will have this week off before running at the Mount Marty Invite in Yankton, South Dakota on Saturday, October 26.

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