Dordt runners sweep weekly GPAC honors

October 26, 2022 9:26am

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Jessica Kampman of Dordt University is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Women’s Cross Country Runner-of-the-Week. Kampman, a senior from Abbotsford, British Columbia, was the top NAIA runner at the Mount Marty Invite held last weekend on the Fox Run Golf Course in Yankton, South Dakota. Kampman finished second overall in the 5K race with a time of 18:18, trailing only a runner from NCAA Division II. Kampman's runner-up finish was her third straight and the senior now has 11 top-ten finishes this season.

Joe Anderson of Dordt University is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Men’s Cross Country Runner-of-the-Week. Anderson, a senior from George, Iowa, captured his second consecutive individual championship as he won the Mount Marty Invite held last weekend in Yankton, South Dakota. Anderson completed the 8K course in 25:00, two seconds ahead of his teammate and runner-up Eric Steiger and in front of a field of 145 runners from NAIA and NCAA Division II schools. Anderson has finished in the top 10 in three of his four meets this fall and has seven top 10 finishes for his career. He led the third-ranked Defenders to their second-consecutive team title.