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Visscher To Run At Dordt College

April 9, 2013

(Tuesday, April 9; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Jordyn Visscher, a senior at Woodland Christian High School (Ontario), has announced her intention to attend Dordt College and join the Defender track and cross country programs.

Visscher has personal bests of 18:17 on a 5,000 meter cross country course; 15:00 on a 4,000 meter course and 10:47 in a 3,000 meter race. Her times in track are equally impressive with a 10:26 in the 3,000; 4:55 in the 1,500; 2:24 in the 800 and 5:07 in the 1,500 meter steeplechase.

Visscher’s list of accomplishments includes her qualifying for the Ontario Provincial Track and Field Championships three times and the Cross Country Championships four times and placed 11th this past season.  She is also part of Speed River Track and Field Club and she participated in the Canadian Cross Country Championship in 2010 and 2012 and placed fourth in the 2,000 meter steeplechase in 2012.  Visscher was also a finalist for the Ontario Provincial Middle Distance Female Athlete of the year in 2012.  She’s been the female athlete of the year three times at Woodland Christian.

Jordyn is the daughter of Albert and Joyce Visscher or Ariss, Ontario.  She plans to study graphic design and marketing at Dordt College.

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