Dordt College News

Track and Soccer Add Vellenga

May 19, 2014

Candace Vellenga, a 2013 graduate of Chapel Field Christian, recently announced her intention to enroll at Dordt College in the fall and join the Defender soccer and track programs.

Vellenga, a 5’10” midfielder for Chapel Field Christian, averaged two assists and one goal per game for the Lions and helped the team to OCIAA division championships in 2011 and 2012. Vellenga is a two time recipient of the Lions’ Offensive Player of the Year award.

Vellenga finished in second in the OCIAA Section IX 400 IM hurdles and was a part of 4X100 and 4X400 relay teams that finished 1st in the section IX meet.  Vellenga competed at the Penn Relays in 2013 and was a state qualifier in the 200, 400 hurdles, 4X100 and 4X400.  At graduation, Vellenga received the Superior Athletic Performance Award for competing in nine varsity seasons during her high school career.

Vellenga recently finished a year at SUNY Orange where she studied business administration.

Candace is the daughter of Eric and Carol Vellenga of Middletown, NY and she plans to major in Accounting at Dordt College.

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