Track & field
The Event...Northwestern College track and field athletes will compete in three meets this week, beginning with the Mount Marty Twilight on Wednesday, April 26 in Yankton, S.D. Red Raider athletes will then head to Des Moines, Iowa, to compete at the Drake Relays on April 27-29 as well as the Kip Janvrin Open, held at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, on April 28.
Click on the following link for information about all three meets:
Teams Competing @ Mount Marty...Athletes from at least 10 teams will compete on Wednesday at Mount Marty; Briar Cliff, Chadron State, Dakota State, Dakota Wesleyan, Dordt, Midland, Morningside, Mount Marty, Northwestern, Wayne State.
Drake Relays Line-Up:The following athletes/relays will compete in Des Moines:
Men's 10K-Will Norris (Thursday Finals)
Women's 4x100: Friday, 8:58am Prelims, Saturday Finals-3:25pm
Men's 4x100: Friday, 9:17am Prelims, Saturday Finals-3:30pm
Men's 4x800: Friday, 10am Finals
Women's 4x800: Friday, 10:11am Finals
Women's 4x200: Friday, 12:18pm Finals
Men's 4x200: Friday, 12:30pm Finals
Women's 4x400: Friday, 2pm Prelims, Saturday Finals-4pm
Men's 4x400: Friday, 2:24pm Prelims, Saturday Finals-4:07pm
Last Time Out...Northwestern College athletes recorded 16 top five finishes last weekend at the Sioux City Relays.
Top Five Finishers:
4.Jahdai Dunk: 12.38
4.Katie Bosch: 2:14
3.Katie Bosch: 4:34
4.Kenzie Keune: 1:05
5th (Peschau, Te Grotenhuis, Oostra, Bauermeister) 4:32
4th (Dunk, Vermeer, Bloemendaal, Heusinkveld) 49.03
4th (Sorensen, Muilenburg, Keune, Landhuis) 3:58
3.Peter Hollinger: 1:54
10K: (Kansas Open)
10.Will Norris: 30:55 (NAIA Auto)
4th (Butters, Wedel, Lemon, Wager) 1:30
2nd (Butters, Akers, Wedel, TeBrink) 43.10
3rd (Lemon, Krier, Aiyegbeni, TeBrink) 3:20
4th (Butters, Wager, Dahl, Nitzsche) 3:34
3.Cody Bauman: 51-11.75
4.Jackson Johnson: 6-04
GPAC Performance List...Listed below are the Northwestern athletes who are ranked in the top 10 in their respective event, based on this week's performance list:
6th-Emma Van Meeteren
NAIA Qualifiers...Seven Red Raiders have met either the auto or provisional mark in 10 individual events for the 2017 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Two relays have also met the auto mark.
Katie Bosch-800m Provisional, 15th
1500m Auto, 8th
Will Norris-5K Provisional 19th
10K Auto 5th
Cody Bauman-Shot Put Auto 9th
Jordan Strand-Decathlon Provisional 13th
Calvin Korver-Decathlon Provisional 25th
Ryan Bauermeister-Marathon Auto 17th
Peter Smith-Marathon Auto 20th
Men's 4x800 Auto 3rd
Women's 4x800 Auto 2nd
Senior from Spirit Lake, Iowa
Senior from Sioux Falls, S.D.
Senior from Whittier, Calif.
Junior from Ankeny, Iowa
Junior from Inwood, Iowa
Junior from Giltner, Iowa
Junior from Spirit Lake, Iowa
Junior from Orange City, Iowa
Junior from Mitchell, S.D.
Junior from Iowa Falls, Iowa
Junior from Polk City, Iowa
Junior from Le Mars, Iowa
Junior from Norfolk, Neb.
Junior from Sioux Falls, S.D.
Junior from Spencer, Iowa
Sophomore from Hospers, Iowa
Sophomore from Algona, Iowa
Sophomore from Orange City, Iowa
Freshman from Springfield, S.D.
Freshman from Fort Dodge, Iowa
Freshman from Sioux Rapids, Iowa
Freshman from Orange City, Iowa
Freshman from Brandon, S.D.
Freshman from Sheldon, Iowa