Nine Dutch track and field athletes take top honors from all regions
PELLA — Central College’s men’s and women’s track teams had nine members recognized as Midwest Region Performers for the indoor season by the USTFCCCCA Tuesday night.
To be named an All-Region, an athlete must either place in the top 5 in an individual event in the region or be part of a top 3 relay team.
Brock Lewis (senior, Lathrop, Missouri) led the way with a pair of performances across all regions in the triple jump and long jump. drake lewis (senior, Lathrop, Missouri) and Sam Beatty (junior, Mount Pleasant) achieved the high jump feat. Lucas Heitz (junior, Adel, ADM HS) and Brody Klein (sophomore, Rainier, Washington) have been recognized in the heptathlon and Noah Jorgenson (sophomore, Sydney) was honored in the 800 meter race.
shot putter Abby Marr (junior, Riceville)high jumper Taryn Hintz (Sophomore, Primghar, South O’Brien HS) and pentathlete Krissa Larson (senior, Waverly, Waverly-Shell Rock HS) represented Central’s women’s team.
All six honored men and Marr will compete in the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.