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The Dordt College track and field teams traveled to Hastings, Nebraska to participate in the 2016 GPAC Championships. Junior Matthew Bolt was the highlight of the day, finishing in first place after five Decathlon events. Bolt won the Shot Put and 400M dash while placed third in the High Jump. He ended the day with 721 total points. Jake Krueger from Doan sits in second place with 706.
Keith Heidema earned a spot in the 110M hurdle finals tomorrow with the second-fastest time of the day, running a 14.78. Ben Brockmueller finished fourth in the 10,000M run with a time of 34:02.76.
Dordt currently sits in 8th place in the team standings, with only five events scored.
Men's GPAC Championship Results - Day 1
1. Matthew Bolt - Jr. - 721
Men's Decathlon 100M Dash - Finals
7. Matthew Bolt - JR - 11.58
Men's Decathlon - Long Jump
9. Matthew Bolt - JR - 5.92m
Men's Decathlon - High Jump
3. Matthew Bolt - JR - 6-02.00
Men's Decathlon - Shot Put
1. Matthew Bolt - JR - 39-06.50
Men's Decathlon - 400M Dash
1. Matthew Bolt - JR - 52.09
Men's Hammer Throw
12. David Davelaar - SO - 157-06
18. Ben Bajema - SO - 134-01
10. John Davelaar - SO - 160-06
Men's 110M Hurdles - Prelims
2. Keith Heidema - SO - 14.78Q
16. John Brouwer - SO - 17.67
Men's 100M Dash - Prelims
21. Trevor Zonnefeld - JR - 11.34
Men's 4x800M Relay
7. Dordt College - 8:02.81
1) Nick Vander Kooi - JR 2) Sam Wensink - JR 3) Adam Daane - SO 4) Riley Schaap - SO
Men's 10,000M Run
4. Ben Brockmueller - JR - 34:02.76
The Defenders return to the track tomorrow, as they participate in day two of the GPAC Championships.
Live results from both Friday and Saturday can be found at this link.