Dordt College News

Seven Dordt Runners Earn All-GPAC Honors

November 13, 2013

(Tuesday, November 12; Sioux Center, Iowa) Seven Dordt College runners earned all-GPAC honors following the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, November 9 at Seward, Nebraska.

Runners finishing in the top-15 of their respective races automatically earn all-conference honors.

The Dordt runners earning all-GPAC honors were:
Lauren Opp-2nd  place (Junior; Garner, Iowa)
Kayla Byl 4th place (Sophomore; Sioux Center, Iowa)
Abby De Vries 6th place (Junior; Maurice, Iowa)
Jordyn Visscher 10th place (Freshman; Ariss, Ontario)
Lillie Koerner 13th place (Junior; Freeman, South Dakota)
Nick Vander Kooi  4th place (Freshman; Fremont, Michigan)
Nathan Jackson 8th place (Junior; Tracy, California)

Opp, Byl, De Vries and Jackson are repeat honorees after earning the same honors in 2012.

Vander Kooi and Jackson qualified for the NAIA National Championship meet with their finishes and the women’s team earned a berth by virtue of their conference championship performance on Saturday, November 9.

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