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Relays dominate in qualifying for indoor nationals

By Mike Byker

The Dordt College Indoor Track and Field season featured numerous athletes qualifying for the NAIA National Meet March 3-5 at Johnson City, Tennessee. The womenís team qualified a 4 x 400, 4 x 800, and distance medley quartets with Abbie Soodsma, Jen Kempers, Beth De Jonge, Melissa Klein, Lori Rowenhorst and Tanya Rowenhorst all running legs to make it under the NAIA qualifying standards.

Melissa Klein and Jen Kempers both qualified individually in the 800 meters and the high jump respectively.

The menís team qualified a distance medley team consisting of Tim Eisenga, Kevin Herdegen, Josh Boerman, and Dan Van Engen. Van Engen also made it to the National Meet in the 3000 meters.