Men's Varsity Track and Field @ NAIA Championships

NAIA Championships

10:00 AM - Friday, March 6, 2015
Geneva, Ohio
Non-conference Match

Recap

<p>Both Dordt College 4 x 800 meter relay teams earned NAIA All-American status at the NAIA Track and Field National Championships on Friday, March 6. The women's team of Kelsey Lewis, Kayla Byl, Lillie Koerner, Justine Van Zee ran a 9:12:46 for third place as Oklahoma Baptist won the event in 9:02.28. The men's team of Sam Wensink, Stephan McNamara, Nick Vander Kooi, Trent Kischer ran a 7:49.10 for eighth place and Oklahoma Baptist won that event as well with a 7:33.97.
</p><p>Nicole Slater (mile), Sam Wensink (800 meters) and Justine Van Zee (1000 meters) all qualified for the finals in their respective events on Saturday.<br /><br />Dordt results from Thursday and Friday:
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Thursday, March 5<br /><br /><br />
Women’s 5,000 Prelim (Lauren Opp) ran 17:57.19. Qualifies for finals with 10th fastest time. Fastest time in prelims was 17:37.24<br /></p><p>Women’s 4 x 800 Semifinal (Kelsey Lewis, Kayla Byl, Lillie Koerner, Justine Van Zee) ran 9:08.66. Qualifies for finals with fastest time in prelims.<br /></p><p>Men’s 4 x 800 Semifinal (Sam Wensink, Stephan McNamara, Nick Vander Kooi, Trent Kischer) ran 7:45.69. Qualifies for finals with 7th fastest time in prelims. Fastest time was 7:40.85 by Oklahoma Baptist.<br /></p><p>Women’s Distance Medley Relay (Erika Douma, Miranda Velgersdyk, Kayla Byl, Nicole Slater) ran 11:55.62. Qualifies for the finals with 3rd fastest time in prelims. Fastest time was 11:52.42 by Carroll.<br /></p><p><br />
Friday, March 6<br /></p><p>Women’s Mile Prelim (Nicole Slater) ran 5:03.59. Qualifies for finals with 7th fastest time. Fastest time in prelims was 4:58.51<br /></p><p>Women’s 400 Meter Prelim (Miranda Velgersdyk) ran :58.60. Does not qualify for finals. Needed to beat :57.54 for berth in finals.<br /></p><p>Women’s 800 Meter Semifinal (Kelsey Lewis) ran 2:16.54. Does not qualify for finals. Needed to beat 2:14.75 for berth in finals.<br /></p><p>Men’s 800 Meter Semifinal (Sam Wensink) ran 1:53.80. Qualifies for finals with 3rd fastest time. Top time out of prelims was 1:53.30.<br /></p><p>Women’s 1,000 Meter Semifinal (Lillie Koerner, Justine Van Zee) Koerner ran 2:59.71 and does not qualify for finals. Van Zee ran 2:56.74 which was 7th fastest out of prelims and qualifies for finals on Saturday at 1:45.<br /></p><p>Women’s 4 x 800 Meter Relay Final (Kelsey Lewis, Kayla Byl, Lillie Koerner, Justine Van Zee) ran a 9:12.46 for 3rd place overall. Oklahoma Baptist won event with a 9:02.28.<br /></p><p>Men’s 4 x 800 Meter Relay Final (Sam Wensink, Stephan McNamara, Nick Vander Kooi, Trent Kischer) ran a 7:49.10 for 8th overall. Oklahoma Baptist won the event with a 7:33.97.<br /></p><p><br /><br /><br /><br />
Saturday, March 7<br /><br />
12:25 pm Women’s Mile Final<br /><br />
1:30 pm Women’s High Jump (Mycah Hulst)<br /><br />
1:35 pm Men’s 800 Final<br /><br />
1:45 pm Women’s 1,000 Final<br /><br />
2:45 pm Women’s 5,000 Final<br /><br />
3:30 pm Women’s Distance Medley Relay<br /></p>