Track and Field Adds Herman

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Track and Field Adds Herman

(Monday, January 24, 2022; Sioux Center, Iowa) Lydia Herman, a senior at Cole Valley Christian School (Idaho), has announced her intention to attend Dordt and join the Defender track program.  

“We are excited to have Lydia committing to Dordt and joining the track and field program.  She will continue the legacy of Herman siblings as a talented sprinter and a great teammate.  We are looking forward to helping her reach her potential as an athlete and a person,” said Dordt track and field coach Craig Heynen. 

Herman has personal bests of 13.42 in the 100 meters and 27.07 in the 200 meters.  

 “My older siblings attended Dordt University and have really enjoyed and loved it.  I am really excited to join by siblings in Iowa and make my own memories at Dordt,” said Herman.  

 Lydia is the daughter of Russell and Laura Herman of Boise, Idaho. She plans to study education 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,, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review all list Dordt on their best colleges lists. Dordt is home to approximately 1,500 students.