Men's Track and Field: Mount Marty Preview

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Men's Track and Field: Mount Marty Preview

The Event... The Dordt University men's track and field team will compete at the Mount Marty Open this weekend. The two-day meet will begin on Friday, Jan. 28 at 1pm with the first four events of the heptathlon. The rest of the events will take place on Saturday.

This weekend's meet will take place at the Ruth Donohue Fieldhouse.

Schedule of Events | Heat Sheets | Live Results | Video

Teams Competing...At least seven teams are scheduled to compete this weekend, six from the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). Joining the Defenders will be Briar Cliff, Dakota State, Dakota Wesleyan, Morningside, Mount Marty, Northwestern and Northern State.

Defenders in the Rankings...Dordt owns the No.2 ranking in the first indoor track and field rating of the 2022 season released by the USTFCCCA.

The following is a list of Dordt athletes ranked among the top 10 within the GPAC in their respective event, through Jan. 27.

  • 60m:
    • Logan Franken - 4th
  • 200m:
    • Luke Wagner - 7th
  • 400m:
    • Payton Mauldin - 4th (Auto)
    • Cole Zevenbergen - 7th
  • 600m:
    • Payton Mauldin - 1st (Auto)
    • Cole Zevenbergen - 3rd (Auto)
    • Peyton Miller - 10th
  • 800m:
    • Payton Mauldin - 1st (Auto)
    • Jebadiah Merkle - 2nd (Auto)
    • Cole Zevenbergen - 6th
    • Lance Van Zee - 10th
  • 1000m:
    • Jebadiah Merkle - 4th
    • Lance Van Zee - 8th
  • Mile:
    • Joe Anderson - 1st (Auto)
    • Davis Tebben - 3rd (Auto)
    • Peter Shippy - 7th
  • 3,000m:
    • Eric Steiger - 1st (Auto)
    • Joe Anderson - 2nd
    • Davis Tebben - 3rd
    • Peter Shippy - 5th
    • Ethan Summerhays - 6th
    • Aidan Vorster - 10th 
  • 5000m:
    • Davis Tebben - 1st (Auto)
    • Joe Anderson - 2nd
    • Ethan Summerhays - 5th
  • 4x400 - 2nd (Auto)
  • High Jump:
    • Grant Brouwer - 4th (Auto)
  • Pole Vault:
    • Luke Bousema - 6th
  • Heptathlon:
    • Grant Brouwer - 4th 
    • Devin Bos - 8th

National Qualifiers...Here is the list of Defenders who have met the auto / provisional mark (as of Jan.27)

  • 400m:
    • Payton Mauldin - Auto (7th)
  • 600m:
    • Payton Mauldin - Auto (1st)
    • Cole Zevenbergen - Auto (6th)
  • 800m:
    • Payton Mauldin - Auto (2nd)
    • Jebadiah Merkle - Auto (4th)
  • Mile:
    • Joe Anderson - Auto (4th)
    • Davis Tebben - Auto (6th)
  • 3000m:
    • Eric Steiger - Auto (6th)
    • Joe Anderson - Auto (10th)
    • Davis Tebben - Auto (13th)
  • 5000m:
    • Davis Tebben - Auto (9th)
  • 4x400 (4th)
    • Brands, Brouwer, Zevenbergen, Mauldin
  • High Jump:
    • Grant Brouwer - Auto (6th)
  • Heptathlon:
    • Grant Brouwer - Provisional (10th)