Dordt College News

Track Adds Eckels

April 5, 2013

(Friday, April 5; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Josiah Eckels, a senior at West Hancock High School (Iowa), has announced his intention to attend Dordt College and join the track program.

Eckels has personal bests of :50.4 in the 400 meter dash and placed third at the state track and field meet.  He also has run the 800 meters in 2:01.  Eckels also qualified for the state meet in the 1600 meter medley and 4 x 100 relay.  A multi-sport standout in high school, Eckels was a two-time all-conference baseball performer and an all-district performer in football.

Josiah is the son of Craig and Teresa Eckels of Britt, Iowa.  He plans to study  business administration at Dordt College.

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