Men's Track and Field, Dordt Open

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Dordt Open

10:30 AM - Saturday, January 15, 2022
Sioux Center, Iowa
Non-conference Match

Recap

Two Dordt University men's track and field athletes met the automatic qualifying standard at today's home meet.

Joe Anderson edged out Davis Tebben to win the mile as both runners qualified for nationals. Anderson finished with a time of 4:18.33, currently the best time in the GPAC, while Tebben clocked a time of 4:18.6, second best in the conference.

The Defenders won eight events and finished among the top five in a total of 27 events this afternoon.

Logan Franken claimed his first title as a Defender by winning the 55m with a time of 6.53. The freshman placed second in the 200m.

Cole Zevenbergen won the 400m, overtaking the second place runner, Mitchell Oostra (Northwestern) on the last lap. Zevenbergen finished with a time of 50.59.

Peyton Miller took first in the 600m with a time of 1:25.97, currently eighth fastest in the GPAC. 

Payton Mauldin won the 800m with a time of 1:56, overtaking Isaiah Lee (Northwestern) on the last lap to take the title. 

Jebadiah Merkle began the day by winning the 1000m, crossing the finish line just ahead of Lance Van Zee with a time of 2:34. 

Ethan Summerhays won the 3000m with a time of 9:06.65, five seconds ahead of the second place runner. 

Grant Brouwer was the lone Defender to win a field event, taking first in the high jump by clearing 1.96m (6-05). 

Defenders To Finish Among Top Five:

55m:

  • 1st - Logan Franken: 6.53

200m:

  • 2nd - Logan Franken: 23.1
  • 3rd - Micah Brands: 23.1

400m:

  • 1st - Cole Zevenbergen: 50.59

600m:

  • 1st - Peyton Miller: 1:25
  • 3rd - Dayton Brunsting: 1:28
  • 5th - Priver Kipruto: 1:31

800m:

  • 1st - Payton Mauldin: 1:56
  • 5th - Joey Schoonhoven: 2:12

1000m:

  • 1st - Jebadiah Merkle: 2:34
  • 2nd - Lance Van Zee: 2:37
  • 3rd - Dayton Brunsting: 2:42
  • 4th - Priver Kipruto: 2:54

Mile:

  • 1st - Joe Anderson: 4:18 (Auto)
  • 2nd - Davis Tebben: 4:18.6 (Auto)
  • 3rd - Peter Shippy: 4:28
  • 5th - Lance Van Zee: 4:35

3000m:

  • 1st - Ethan Summerhays: 9:06
  • 3rd - Aidan Vorster: 9:14

55m Hurdles:

  • 2nd - Joshua Van Hulzen: 8.0
  • 3rd - Kyle Baumert: 8.06

4x400 - 2nd: 3:28 (Brands,Elbers,Brouwer,Zevenbergen)

High Jump:

  • 1st - Grant Brouwer: 1.96m / 6-05

Triple Jump:

  • 3rd - Dawson Tuene: 11.55m / 37-10.75

Shot Put:

  • 3rd - Tyler Vander Molen: 11.83m / 38-9.75
  • 4th - Hans Dykstra: 11.1m / 36-5

Weight Throw:

  • 3rd - Josiah Merkle: 12.1m / 39-08