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Busy Weekend For Defender Track and Field

Posted: February 1st, 2019
Tags: Athletics, Men's Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Women's Athletics, Track & Field


The Dordt Defender track and field teams will compete in a pair of meets on Saturday, February 2. The runners and jumpers will compete at the Ted Nelson Open at Mankato, Minnesota while the throwers will be at the Dakota Wesleyan Open in Mitchell, South Dakota.


Ted Nelson Meet Schedule

DWU Open Meet Schedule

Ted Nelson Heat Sheets

DWU Open Heat Sheets 

Ted Nelson Live Results

DWU Open Live Results


As Dordt has athletes achieve automatic qualifier and provisional qualifier status for the NAIA National Indoor Championship we will list those individuals here.

Dordt’s Ike Van Kempen hit the automatic standard with a throw of 60-8 in the weight throw at the BVU Early Bird Meet in Storm Lake on December 7.

Matt Van Eps met the provisional standard in the 800 meters at the SDSU Holiday Invite with a time of 1:56.14.

The Dordt men’s 4x800 relay team has the fastest time in the nation and hit the A standard at the Dennis Young Invite with a time of 7:52.1


The Defenders will run at a meet hosted by South Dakota State on Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9 with the the season culminating with the GPAC Championships on February 15 and 16.