The Voice: Summer 2001
Record number of students qualify for track nationals
Dordt College has qualified a school-record eighteen athletes for the
2001 NAIA National Track and Field Championships in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The NAIA Track and Field Championships were at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada,
May 24-26, 2001, after the Voice press time.
Qualifying events included:
*Erica Ton in the women's triple-jump competition. Ton jumped 37'10" at the
Dordt College Invitational on April 14.
*Jacque Scoby in the women's javelin. Scoby had a throw of 136'4" at the Great Plains Athletic Conference meet on May 5.
*Jill Starkenburg in the women's pole vault. Starkenburg jumped 10'8" at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invitational on April 7.
*Susan Schaap in the women's high jump. Schaap crossed the bar at 5'5" during the Sioux City Relays on April 21.
*Ron Kingma in the men's 800 meters. Kingma ran a time of 1:51.02 at the Sioux City Relays.
*The women's 4x800 meter relay. Lisa Cannegieter, Rebecca Demarest, Emily Kauk, and Jessica Rowenhorst qualified with a time of 9:35.85 at the Sioux City Relays.
*The women's 4x400 meter relay. Sarah Haan, Erica Ton, Jackie Eekhoff, and Kristi Meendering ran a time of 3:56.39 at the Drake Relays on April 27.
*The men's 4x400 meter relay. Eric Carlson, Brian Wassenaar, Jon Dekkers, and Ron Kingma ran a time of 3:16.65 at the Drake Relays.
*The men's 4x800 meter relay. Jeff Taylor, Dan Foreman, Jon Dekkers, and Ron Kingma ran a time of 7:43.64 at the Drake Relays.