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USD Twilight

  • 3:00 PM - Tuesday, April 23, 2019
  • Vermillion, South Dakota
  • Non-Conference Match


Dordt competed at the USD Twilight event on Tuesday, April 23 and started a busy week of competition at Vermillion, South Dakota.

The meet was highlighted by the Defender women getting a season best 400 meter hurdle run by Anmarie Stuit as she met the automatic standard for National Meet qualification with a 1:02.17.

Sarah De Haan also hit the auto standard again in the high jump by clearing 5-7.

Ike Van Kempen limited his activity to the hammer throw and he threw 179-00 and placed sixth in a competitive field.

Jacob Vander Plaats and Jeff Stellingwerf both finished first in the steeplechase and javelin respectively.  Vander Plaats clocked a 10:36.91 and Stellingwerf had a 177-8 distance.

A limited number of athletes will compete at the Mount Marty Meet on Wednesday, April 24 and several athletes will compete at the Drake Relays beginning Wednesday with the multi-events and continuing through Saturday.


Top-five finishes by the Defenders at the USD Twilight

Women’s 400 Hurdles

1 Anmarie Stuit 1:02.17


Women’s 3000 Steeplechase

1 Olivia Couch 11:54.51

4 Tara Tilstra 13:08.24


Women’s 4x100

3 Dordt 52.29

4 Dordt 53.15


Women’s 4x400

4 Dordt 4:24.40


Women’s High Jump

2 Sarah De Haan  1.7m  5-7

3 Cori De Jong 1.55m 5-1


Women’s Triple Jump

3 Jacqui Balt 10.45m 34-3.5


Women’s Javelin Throw

3 Hannah Rowe 33.69m 110-6

4 Lauren  Vanee 31.57m 103-7


Men 200

4 Nic Herman 24.01


Men 400

3 Noah Imperial 50.21


Men 5000

3 Brooks DeWaard 16.44.49

4 PJ Kooima 17:17.76


Men 110 Hurdles

3 Michael Buma 15.64


Men 400 hurdles

3 Michael Buma 55.47


Men 3000 Steeplechase

1 Jacob Vander Plaats 10:36.91

2 Caleb Kroese 10:39.15

3 Cody Meiners 11:54.22


Men 4x400

1 Dordt 3:17.20

2 Dordt 3:29.65


Men’s Javelin

1 Jeff Stellingwerf 54.15m 177-8

3 Tim Huizenga 46.45m 152-5