Calvin Men's Track and Field Team Takes 17th at Mike Lints Open
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A small group of Calvin track and field athletes competed at the Mike Lints Open on the campus of Grand Valley State University Saturday afternoon.
Competing in fields comprised largely of Division II institutions, the Calvin women finished 12th with nine points while the Calvin men finished 17th with eight points.
On the women's side, Calvin picked up points in the 5,000 meters as junior Lauren Strohbehn (Stillwater, MN/St. Croix Preparatory HS) took sixth with a time of 18:16.20 while junior Hope Gaffner (Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS) was sixth (18:16.20). Sophomore Caroline Boss (Charlevoix/Charlevoix HS) also scored, taking eighth in the 800 meters with a time of 2:18.32.
On the men's side, Calvin had two runners score in the 5,000 meters as junior Jordan Kramer (Pewaukee, Wisc./Lake Country Lutheran HS) was third (15:08.00) and sophomore Mark DeJong (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) seventh (15:22.22).
Both Calvin teams will now prepare to compete at the Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame Classic at Aquinas College next Friday.