Men's Track and Field, Dakota Wesleyan

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Dakota Wesleyan

12:00 PM - Saturday, January 16, 2021
Mitchell, South Dakota
Non-conference Match


The Meet           

Dakota Wesleyan hosted a six-team men’s meet on Saturday, January 16 in Mitchell, South Dakota.  

Top Finishers

The Defenders won the 400 meters with Payton Mauldin running 49.8 and the 800 meters as Anthony Ghiorso clocked a 1:57.63.  Franklin Reinders claimed the title in the mile run in 4:31.08 and Dordt’s 4x400 of Micah Brands, Mauldin, Luke Wagner and Cole Zevenbergen won the event in 3:23.89.

Top-Five Finishes

5 Nathan Kabongo; 200 meters, 23:39

1 Payton Mauldin; 400 meters, 49.8 (ranks 7th in the NAIA)

2 Cole Zevenbergen; 400 meters 50.82

3 Micah Brands; 400 meters, 50.96

1 Anthony Ghiorso; 800 meters, 1:57.63 (ranks 6th in the NAIA)

1 Franklin Reinders; mile, 4:31.08 (ranks 9th in the NAIA)

2 Nicolas Veldhorst; mile 4:32.31

3 Joe Anderson; mile. 4:33.11 (ranks 14th in the NAIA)

4 Davis Tebben; mile, 4:33.23 (ranks 15th in the NAIA)

5 Lance Van Zee; mile, 4:34.78

1 4x400 (Micah Brands, Payton Mauldin, Luke Wagner, Cole Zevenbergen) 3:23.89

3 4x400 (Peyton Miller, Grant Brouwer, Jonathan Eisma, Joshua Deines) 3:34.62

Top-16 performers qualify for the NAIA National Championship at the conclusion of the season. Lists are updated at

Travel Challenges

The Dordt team had several field event competitors miss their early events because of mechanical issues with the bus it used.


Dordt will host a meet in one week on Saturday, January 23.  In accordance with GPAC rules there will be no fans allowed at the event at the Dordt Rec Center.