Dordt College News

Dordt National Track Qualifiers

May 13, 2013

(Monday, May 13; Sioux Center, Iowa)  The list of athletes and relay teams that has qualified for the NAIA National Championship track and field meet in Marion, Indiana, May 23-25 has been finalized.

Heading the list is senior Briana Vander Woude.  Vander Woude has qualified to compete in the 100 meters (:12.18), 100 meter hurdles (:14.34) , high jump (5-6) , long jump (18-7) and heptathlon (4702).

Katie Bonnema, the national champion in the indoor 600 meter race this winter has qualified for the 400 meter (:56.05) race at the national meet and Lauren Opp reached the qualifying standard in the 10,000 meters (37:27.95). 

Christy Sikkema qualified for the triple jump (38-2) for the second consecutive year and qualified for this year’s meet on Friday, May 9 when she reached the standard at the Concordia TwiLight Meet.

Ryan Tholen will compete in the open 800 meters (1:53.25) and also helped the 4 x 800 meter (7:44.14)  relay team qualify in the last meet of the year. 

The men’s 4 x 800 meter relay team will be joined by the women’s 4 x 100 (:48.31), 4 x 400 (3:54.11)  and 4 x 800 relays (9:22.60).

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