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Vikings Perform Well at Wartburg

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©Doug Wells 2017

Grand View men and women’s track & field both placed third the Henkenius Open hosted by Wartburg College. The meet was highlighted by Clay Cory (SR/Elkhart, Iowa) breaking the school record in the 400 meter dash, 50.25 seconds and Dimetrea Hamilton (FR/Des Moines, Iowa) meeting the NAIA “B” Standard national qualifying mak in the 60m hurdles, 9.17 seconds.  The men had three first place finishes and the women had two.

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Men 3rd/7 teams w/103pts

Men Top Finishes

1st Place:

Daniel Headley (SO/Melbourne, Florida), Long Jump, 6.69m

Jordan Michels (FR/Atkins, Iowa), High Jump, 1.81m

Clay Cory, 400m Dash, 50.25 *GV school record


2nd place :

Leo Stewart (FR/Alorton, Illinois), High Jump, 1.76m

Leo Stewart, Long Jump,  6.54m


3rd place :

Clay Cory, 200m dash, 22.85

Jake Goeller & Chance Tatman (JR/Spencer, Iowa), Shot Put, tied 13.97m


WOMEN: 3rd of 7 teams w/107pts

Women Place Finishers

1st place :

Dimetrea Hamilton, 60m Hurdles, 9.17 (NAIA “B” standard national qualifying mark)

Roro Ayers, 200m dash, 26.22


2nd place :

Allie Flaws (FR/Webster City, Iowa), 60m dash, 8.08

Katie Roberts (SR/Ankeny, Iowa), 600m run, 1:41.86

LaVon Davis (FR/Ames, IA), Wt Throw, 14.08m


3rd place :

Tyffaney Toms (SO/Lake City, Iowa), Wt Throw, 13.68m

Michelle Thayer (JR/Runnells, Iowa),  5,000m run, 20:29.86

4x400m Relay, Ayers-King-Roberts-Flaws, 4:12.70