Vander Plaats Earns GPAC Honor For Second Time
- Posted Thursday, September 16, 2021
Jacob Vander Plaats was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference / Hauff Mid-America Sports men's cross country runner of the week for the second time this season.
Vander Plaats won the GPAC Preview meet, held at Landsmeer Golf Club in Orange City, Iowa, with an 8K time of 26:20. He posted the fastest time among NAIA runners for the second consecutive week.
Vander Plaats helped lead the Defenders to the team championship with 16 points and was one of six Dordt runners to finish among the top seven.