Haynes To Run For Defenders

Haynes To Run For Defenders

(Thursday, June 13; Sioux Center, Iowa) Kacy Haynes,  a student at Pima Community College (Arizona) and graduate of Pusch Ridge Christian Academy (Arizona), has announced her intention to transfer to Dordt and join the Defender track and field program.

Haynes has personal bests of 12.56 in the 100 meters and 26.44 in the 200 meters.  She was the state champion in her class in the 100 and 200 meters in 2017 and was the state runner in up in both 2016 and 2018 in the 100 meters.  Haynes ran on a 4x100 relay team that qualified for the Arizona State Meet and finished first in 2016 and 2017 and was runner-up in 2018.

"We are thrilled that Kacy has chosen Dordt University to further her education and to participate in track and field.  Kacy is an excellent sprinter who has had great success as a high school sprinter.  She will be able to contribute in relays and individual events.  Kacy will be a great teammate, and will help move our women’s sprints forward," said Dordt track and field coach Craig Heynen.

Kacy is the daughter of Tonya and Scott Haynes.  She plans to enter the Nursing program at Dordt.

Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive Christian university rooted in the Reformed tradition. The Defender athletic program is a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). 

U.S. News & World Report, Money Magazine, Forbes.com, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review all list Dordt on their best colleges lists. Dordt is home to approximately 1,500 students.