NAIA National Indoor Track And Field-Day 1 Recap

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NAIA National Indoor Track And Field-Day 1 Recap

(Wednesday, March 3; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt Defender women’s track and field team opened competition at the NAIA National Indoor Track and Field Championships and had a banner day with all of the competitors advancing out of prelims into finals of the events on Friday.  

Wednesday, March 3

4x400 prelims:  Anmarie Stuit, Emma Bakker, Annika Rick, Mika Kooistr ran a 3:55.64 which won heat three and was the third fastest time of the day.  Southeastern (Florida) has the fastest time out of prelims with a 3:53.91.  The finals will be run on Friday at 3:45.

Distance Medley prelims: Taylor Anema, Jessica Kampman, Anna Herman, Bethany Ten Haken ran 12:34.89 and made it into the finals with the eighth fastest time in prelims and the final spot reserved for the four fastest times that wasn’t one of the top-two finishers in either heat. Milligan had the fastest time in the prelims with a 12:18.15.   Six seconds separate the final six spots in the field. The finals of the event will be run on  Friday at 3:25.

400 meter prelims: Emma Bakker won the fourth heat with a time of 57.77 and earned a spot in the final field. Joy Abu from William Carey had the fastest time in the prelims with a 56.69.  The finals will be at 12:00 on Friday.

600 meter prelims:  Annika Rick ,Mika Kooistra and  Anmarie Stuit all qualified for the finals in the event. Rick ran 1:38.34 and won the first heat while Kooistra and Stuit finished second in their respective heats. Kooistra ran a 1:35.88 which is the second fastest in the field and Stuit ran 1:36.99.  Coshan Campbell from Campbell Baptist ran the fastest time in the event with a 1:35.02.  The finals in the event will be at 12:15 on Friday.

800 meter prelims: Bethany Ten Haken placed second in the third heat with a time of 2:17.21 and has the fifth fastest time going into the finals. Emma Mott ran a 2:15.65 and is from Bethel (Indiana) and hers is the fastest time in the prelims.  The 800 finals will be Friday at 12:45.

COACH HEYNEN SAID

"We had a phenomenal day! The ladies really stepped up today and competed with grit. This group put significant work in not knowing what this season would be like and it is rewarding to see them make finals. They are grateful for the opportunity."

 

Coverage Information

Live Results

Women’s Schedule

Men’s Schedule 

Live Video (NAIA broadcast.  Fees will be charged.) 

 

Remaining Dordt competition schedule:

Thursday, March 4

11:15 am Distance Medley prelims (Joe Anderson, Trey Engen, Thaniel Schroeder, Micah Brands, Grant Brouwer, Eric Steiger, Franklin Reinders, Anthony Ghiorso)

9:00 am heptathlon (Josh de Jong)

9:15 am 4x800 prelims (Jebadiah Merkle, Cole Zevenbergen, Lance Van Zee, Thaniel Schroeder, Matthew Van Eps, Trey Engen, Anthony Ghiorso, Payton Mauldin)

9:45 am 4x400 prelims (Micah Brands, Grant Brouwer, Payton Mauldin, Luke Wagner, Matthew Van Eps, Cole Zevenbergen, Jonathan Eisma)

12:40 pm mile prelims (Trey Engen, Jacob Vander Plaats)

2:45 pm 600 meter prelims (Payton Mauldin, Cole Zevenbergen,

3:15 pm 800 meter prelims (Matthew Van Eps, Jebadiah Merkle, Anthony Ghiorso)

3:30 pm 1000 meter prelims (Jacob Vander Plaats)

 

Friday, March 5

9:00 am heptathlon (Josh de Jong)

9:30 am high jump finals (Sarah De Haan)

12:00 pm 400 meter finals (Emma Bakker)

12:15 pm 600 meter finals (Anmarie Stuit, Mika Kooistra, Annika Rick)

12:45 pm 800 meter finals (Bethany Ten Haken)

2:30 pm 3000 meter finals (Eden Winslow)

3:00 pm 5000 meter finals (Taylor Anema)

3:25 pm Distance Medley finals (Taylor Anema, Jessica Kampman, Anna Herman, Bethany Ten Haken, Anmarie Stuit, Anika Homan, Eden Winslow)

3:45 pm 4x400 finals (Anmarie Stuit, Emma Bakker, Annika Rick, Mika Kooistra, Anna Herman, Bethany Ten Haken)

 

Saturday, March 6

9:20 am 4x800 finals (Jebadiah Merkle, Cole Zevenbergen, Lance Van Zee, Thaniel Schroeder, Matthew Van Eps, Trey Engen, Anthony Ghiorso, Payton Mauldin)

9:30 am high jump finals (Grant Brouwer)

11:30 am mile finals (Trey Engen, Jacob Vander Plaats)

12:15 pm 600 meter finals (Payton Mauldin, Cole Zevenbergen)

12:45 pm 800 meter finals (Matthew Van Eps, Jebadiah Merkle, Anthony Ghiorso)

1:00 pm 1000 meter finals  (Jacob Vander Plaats)

3:25 pm Distance Medley finals (Joe Anderson, Trey Engen, Thaniel Schroeder, Micah Brands, Grant Brouwer, Eric Steiger, Franklin Reinders, Anthony Ghiorso)

3:45 pm 4x400 finals (Micah Brands, Grant Brouwer, Payton Mauldin, Luke Wagner, Matthew Van Eps, Cole Zevenbergen, Jonathan Eisma)

 

Joe Anderson (Sophomore; George, Iowa) Distance Medley

Micah Brands (Junior; Chanhassen, Minnesota) 4x400, Distance Medley

Grant Brouwer (Sophomore; Sibley, Iowa) High Jump, 4x400, Distance Medley

Joshua de Jong (Senior; Nampa, Idaho) Heptathlon

Jonathan Eisma (Freshman; Chandler, Minnesota) 4x400

Trey Engen  (Sophomore; Algona, Iowa) Mile, 4x800, Distance Medley

Anthony Ghiorso (Senior; Eagle, Idaho) 800 meters, 4x800, Distance Medley

Payton Mauldin (Freshman; George, Iowa) 600 meters, 4x400, 4x800

Jebadiah Merkle (Junior; Chaska, Minnesota) 800 meters, 4x800

Franklin Reinders (Senior; Sioux Center, Iowa) Distance Medley

Thaniel Schroeder (Sophomore; Spencer, South Dakota) 4x800, Distance Medley

Eric Steiger (Junior; Lynden, Washington) Distance Medley

Matthew Van Eps (Senior; Prinsburg, Minnesota) 800 meters, 4x400, 4x800

Lance Van Zee (Junior; Sioux Falls, South Dakota) 4x800

Jacob Vander Plaats (Senior; Sioux Center, Iowa) 1000 meters, Mile

Luke Wagner (Freshman; Primghar, Iowa) 4x400

Cole Zevenbergen  (Freshman; Rock Valley, Iowa) 600 meters, 4x400, 4x800

Taylor Anema (Freshman; Ripon, California)   5,000 meters, Distance Medley

Emma Bakker (Junior; Edmonton, Alberta)  400 meters, 4x400

Sarah De Haan () High Jump

Anna Herman (Freshman; Boise Idaho) 4x400, Distance Medley

Anika Homan (Freshman; Appleton, Wisconsin) Distance Medley

Jessica Kampman (Sophomore; Abbotsford, British Columbia) Distance Medley

Mika Kooistra (Junior; Emo, Ontario) 600 meters, 4x400

Annika Rick (Senior; Browerville, Minnesota) 600 meters, 4x400

Anmarie Stuit (Junior; Sheldon, Iowa) 600 meters, 4x400, Distance Medley

Bethany Ten Haken (Sophomore; Milaca, Minnesota) 800 meters, 4x400, Distance Medley

Eden Winslow (Junior; Culver City, California) 3000 meters, Distance Medley