Struble Announces Commitment
- Posted Tuesday, April 20, 2021
(Tuesday, April 20; Sioux Center, Iowa) Tayah Struble has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender track and field program.
“Tayah is an excellent athlete with the ability to run a variety of sprint distances. She will be a great addition to our long sprint group, and she will be an asset to our team in general. Tayah is an athlete that will exemplify the Defender Way, and we look forward to helping her develop as a person and reach her potential as an athlete,” said Dordt track and field coach Craig Heynen.
Struble has competed for the West Monona in track and field and has personal bests of 59.6 in the 400 meters and 2:38 in the 800 meters. She qualified for the 2019 state meet and placed in the 4x400 and also competed in the 4x200 and 400 meters.
“I chose Dordt because of the welcoming Christ-centered community. The professors and coaches want to see you succeed and are personable,” said Struble.
Tayah is the daughter of Jeremy and Sara Struble of Onawa, Iowa. She plans to study Communications at Dordt.
Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa, is a comprehensive Christian college rooted in the Reformed tradition. The Defender athletic program is a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC), American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) and the Mid-American Collegiate Hockey Association (MACHA).
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.