Dordt College News

De Schiffart To Run At Dordt College

March 10, 2014

(Monday, March 10; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Erica De Schiffart, a senior at Nanaimo Christian School (British Columbia), has announced her intention to attend Dordt College and join the Defender track and cross country programs.

De Schiffart ran for the British Columbia Junior Women’s team at the 2012 Canadian Cross Country Championships and placed 48th with a time of 18:38 which placed her 48th.  She missed the 2013 cross country season with an injury.  She has personal bests of 4:41 in the 1,500 meters; 10:20  in the 3,000 meters; 7:09 in the 2,000 meter steeplechase and 18:38 in the 5,000 meters.  She finished second in the 2013 Provincials in the 1,500 meters and second in the 2,000 meter steeplechase.  She also claimed seventh and eighth in the 1,500 meters and 3,000 meters in 2013.

Erica is the daughter of Brian and Susan De Schiffart of Nanaimo, British Columbia.  She plans to study biology at Dordt College.

Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive Christian college rooted in the Reformed tradition. Dordt’s athletic program is a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC).

U.S. News & World Report,, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review all list Dordt on their best colleges lists. Dordt is home to approximately 1,400 students.




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