Spring 2019 Athletics Updates

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD

Will Daniels ’19 won his second NCAA Division III heptathlon title after setting a Division III heptathlon record of 5,441 points; he was named Division III Central Region Track & Field Athlete of the Year for the second time.

Kyle Pape ’19 (800 meters), Courtney Kruthoff ’21 (high jump), Mary Gray ’21 (pentathlon) and Kennedy Morris ’21 (weight throw) also were NCAA national qualifiers.

Dutch men and women finished fifth in the American Rivers Conference; Dutch men are tied for 19th place in Division III.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Central went 8-17 overall, 5-11 in the American Rivers Conference (seventh place).

Guards Jamel McKnight ’19 and Jaden Moody ’20 were named second-team all-conference.

Coach Craig Douma topped the 100-win mark in his seventh season at Central (101-88).

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Central finished 7-18 overall, 3-13 for the conference after scoring the most league wins in five years. Forward Kendall Brown ’20 was second-team all-conference and set the school’s single-season blocked shots record (73).

WRESTLING

Central was 13-3 overall, fourth in American Rivers, third in NCAA Division III Lower Midwest Regional and 33rd in the NCAA Division III national tournament.

Cam Timok ’19 (125 pounds) took a sixth-place national finish and is a two-time all-American. Chase Petty ’19 (133 pounds) was a national qualifier.

Eric Van Kley won the NCAA Regional Coach of the Year and surpassed the 100-win mark in his 12th season at Central.

 

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