Monthly Archives: May 2007

The Summer Schedule

We’ve just posted the scholar-athletes for track and field and for baseball. Several of the track and field athletes also qualified for the NAIA national meet and were multi-sport honorees or record-holders. That’s rare. Shows that busy students can succeed … Continue reading

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Kempers Runner-Up

The NAIA national championships in track and field are in the books for the Dordt College team. Congratulations to Jen Kempers on earning runner-up honors in the 3000 meter steeplechase. Kempers ran the race in a time of 10:46.51 and … Continue reading

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Friday at the National Meet

Abbie Soodsma’s hopes for making the finals in the 400 meter hurdles at the NAIA national meet came to an end in the semifinals with a the 13th fastest time in the two heats. Kara Karlsgodt placed 23rd in the … Continue reading

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Track Update

Well, it’s late on Thursday night in Iowa but the NAIA track championships are still rolling in Fresno, California. Abbie Soodsma will run in the semis of the 400 hurdles after recording her fastest time of the season in the … Continue reading

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Close it Down

Getting ready to shut it down for a while today. Track results will come in later today with the women’s 4 x 800 and Jen Kempers running at the national meet in Fresno along with Abbie Soodsma running the 400 … Continue reading

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Just Another Day

Dan Heckman and Betsy Borr. Those are the two tennis scholar-athletes. More information about them is available on our www.dordt.edu/athletics. Heckman’s a chemistry major and Borr is an elementary education major. Caps a nice season for Borr where she went … Continue reading

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Track Departs, Scholar Athletes Named

Coach Syne Altena and his group of athletes left today for the NAIA national meet in Fresno, California. The meet begins on Thursday. Jen Kempers has the highest seed (time) for the Defenders in their respective events. She has the … Continue reading

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More Recruits

Should have a few more recruits to announce for football, track, baseball and basketball over the next few days. Hitting all parts of the U.S.A.One from California, another from Texas, Oklahoma, New Jersey and a couple locals. Check our website … Continue reading

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Good News

Got word from Dordt College baseball coach, Jeff Schouten, that will make baseball and basketball fans of the Defenders breathe a little easier. Chris Liebhart, a junior who has had Dordt’s lowest earned run average the last two years, just … Continue reading

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That Was A Big Event

Well, the annual junior high track and field meet is in the books for another year. Over 500 fifth through eighth graders descended on the track at Open Space Park for the annual gathering that is as much a rite … Continue reading

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