Track & Field Teams Compete at Dr. Keeler Invitational
Saturday, May 14, 2011
NAPERVILLE, IL Ė The Calvin menís and womenís track and field teams sent a group of athletes to the Dr. Keeler Invitational Thursday and Friday and came away with a handful of standout performances. Junior Nick Kramer (Dyer, IN/Illiana Christian HS) led the way for the menís team with an NCAA III automatic qualifying time in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, clocking in with a season-best effort of 9:06.04. Sophomore teammate Matt VanderRoest (Ann Arbor/Ann Arbor Huron HS) also had a season-best and NCAA III provisional qualifying time of 9:16.54.
On the womenís side, junior Jodi Hoekstra (Homer Glen, IL/Chicago Christian HS) just missed a provisional time in the 1,500 meters, clocking in with a season-best effort of 4:38.97. Junior Kaitlin Diemer (Caledonia/South Christian HS) also had a season-best time of 4:39.74.
In the womenís javelin, senior Kim Wigboldy (Chandler, AZ/Valley Christian HS) had a career-best and NCAA III provisional qualifying mark of 130-3 that was good for second place.
To view the NCAA III qualifying list, please visit the Track and Field Results Reporting System website at: NCAA III Track & Field Performance List
A group of Calvin athletes will compete today at the University of Chicago Penultimate Invitational.