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Valor Track and Field Completes Conference Outdoor Season in Oskaloosa

Valor Track and Field Completes Conference Outdoor Season in Oskaloosa

The Basics

Event: Heart of America Conference Meet

Results: Men-10th (43 pts); Women-13th (9 pts) 

Location: Oskaloosa, Iowa


OSKALOOSA, Iowa – The Evangel men's and women's track and field teams competed in the Heart of America Conference Meet on Friday and Saturday (May 6th/7th). 

The Valor fought hard and hung tough with stiff conference competition, as several athletes recorded top 10 finishes for the Valor.


  • William Boivin ran a 54.95 second 400 meter hurdles, placing him second in the conference meet.

  • Eric Patterson finished in fourth in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a PR time of 10:07.09.

  • In the Men's Pole Vault event, Joseph Sylvester claimed a fifth place finish with a height of 4.10 meters.

  • Matthew Kellerstrass placed fifth in the 100 meter dash, with a time of 10.77 seconds and also recorded a sixth place finish in the Long Jump with a distance of 6.85 meters.

  • The Men's 4x800 team of Campbell Nichols, Christian Davis, Eric Patterson, and Grant DeWitt, finished in fifth with a combined time of 8:11.88.

  • Jacob Gillies placed fifth in the high jump with a jump of 1.90 meters.

  • Logan Rodgers recorded a 6th place jump in the high jump with a mark of 1.90 meters.

  • Jessica Sheil placed 6th in the triple jump with a distance of 10.52 meters.

  • Nate Swofford placed 7th in the 400 meter dash with a time of 50.56 seconds.

  • In the 400 meter hurdles, Nash Grantham ran a seventh place time of 58.98 seconds.

  • DeWitt claimed 7th place in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:58.51.

  • The Women's 4x400 team of Camille Stevenson, Skylar Adams, Ariana Cruz, and Abigail Good, placed seventh in their event with a time of 4:18.59.

  • Boivin, Jared Spence, Nash Grantham, and Swofford made up the 4x400 team, running an 8th place time of 3:28.05.

  • Good ran the 400 meter hurdles, placing 8th with a time of 1:10.08.

  • Grantham placed eighth in the high jump with a mark of 1.80 meters.

  • Graham Miller placed ninth in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:09.93.

  • Will Anoa'i rounded out top 10 finishes with a 10th place finish in the shot put, with a distance of 13.34 meters.


Matthew Kellerstrass and William Boivin will compete in the NAIA Track and Field National Championships on May 25th-27th.

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