Track & field
Storm Lake, Iowa
Meet Info...The Northwestern College track and field teams will compete at the Dennis Young Classic this weekend, a two-day event hosted by Buena Vista University. Competition gets underway on Friday, Jan. 27 with the multi-events at 5pm in the Lamberti Center. All of the other events will take place on Saturday, Jan. 28 beginning with the field events at 10am, followed by the first running events at 12:30pm.
Teams Competing...A total of 10 teams are scheduled to compete, including; Buena Vista, Dordt, Morningside, Briar Cliff, SWCC, Northwestern, Mount Marty, Graceland, Dakota Wesleyan and Midland University.
Last Week...Northwestern College track and field athletes produced six national qualifying marks and 15 top 10 finishes last week at the South Dakota State Division II Invitational. (Listed below)
Jahdai Dunk-60m: 8th (8.08)
Rebekah Muilenburg-600m: 2nd (1:36) NAIA Auto
Katie Landhuis-800m: 2nd (2:18) NAIA Provisional
Katie Bosch-Mile: 1st (5:10) NAIA Provisional
Sarah Lunn-5K: 6th (19:59)
Kenzie Keune-60m Hurdles: 5th (9.27)
Arika Jacobson-60m Hurdles: 8th (10.05)
Arika Jacobson-300m Hurdles: 4th (48.14)
Katy Staab-300m Hurdles: 5th (50.33)
Hannah Paauw-High Jump: 2nd (1.52m)
4x400-1st (4:00) Keune, Muilenburg, Sorensen, Landhuis (NAIA Provisional)
Austin Krier-400m: 50.26 (2nd)
Levi TeBrink-400m: 50.85 (3rd)
Aaron Lemon-600m: 1:21 (4th) NAIA Auto
Peter Hollinger-800m: 1:57 (4th)
Tim Rose-Mile: 3rd (4:17) NAIA Provisional
Tanner Goetsch-3K: 9:01 (2nd)
Ryan Bauermeister-5K: 15:47 (9th)
Men's 4x400: 3:21 (3rd) (Lemon, Krier, Hollinger, TeBrink)
Calvin Korver-High Jump: 1.9m (2nd)
Reggie Carter-Triple Jump: 12.96m (6th)
Last Year's Meet...Northwestern competed at the Dennis Young Classic in 2016 and had four entries meet the NAIA Auto mark. To read about last year's meet, click on the following link:
GPAC Rank...Listed below are the Northwestern athletes who are currently ranked in the top 10 in their respective events in this week's GPAC performance list:
4. Derrick Akers
NAIA Qualifiers...Below is the list of Northwestern athletes who have either met the NAIA auto or provisional mark heading into week three:
Aaron Lemon-600m (8th) Auto
Rebekah Muilenburg-600m (3rd) Auto
Katie Landhuis-800m (3rd) Provisional
Katie Bosch-800m (5th) Provisional
Tim Rose-Mile (5th) Auto
Katie Bosch-Mile (5th) Provisional
Women's 4x400 (6th) Provisional
Up Next...Northwestern track and field teams will compete in the Dakota Wesleyan Open next weekend, Feb. 4, in Mitchell, S.D.
Senior from Vermillion, S.D.
Senior from Whittier, Calif.
Junior from Pella, Iowa
Junior from Ankeny, 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 Le Mars, Iowa
Junior from Story City, Iowa
Junior from Pinetop, Ariz.
Junior from Spencer, Iowa
Sophomore from Algona, Iowa
Sophomore from Orange City, Iowa
Sophomore from Janesville, Wis.
Freshman from Bradenton, Fla.
Freshman from Brandon, S.D.
Freshman from Sioux Rapids, Iowa
Freshman from Orange City, Iowa
Freshman from Brandon, S.D.