<p>Dordt College’s Stephan McNamara and Nick Vander Kooi ran at the NAIA National Championship Meet at Rim Rock Farm near Lawrence, Kansas on Saturday, November 22. The two qualified with their performances at the GPAC Championships two weeks ago.
Vander Kooi, making his second straight appearance at the event, ran a 26:48 over the 8,000 meter course and placed 143rd in the 320 runner field. Stephan McNamara had a time of 26:59 and placed 164th.
Oklahoma City won the team title with 55 points and Southern Oregon was the runner up with 113 points. GPAC representatives Morningside and Northwestern placed 13th and 21st with 357 and 529 points each.</p>