Caleb DeWeerd Named CCAC Runner of the Week

At the first indoor meet of the season sophomore Caleb DeWeerd (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) become the first national qualifier for the team this season.  With his performance he was named the CCAC Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week.

At the Grand Valley State University (Allendale, Michigan) Mike Lints Alumni Open, DeWeerd reached the NAIA standard qualifying mark in the mile with a time of 4:17.48. In that race he finished in sixth place of the 36 competitors.

His mile time was also a NCCAA qualifying mark. He earned a second qualifying standard for the NCCAA national meet in the 800 meter with a time of 1:59.63. DeWeerd placed 12th of 32 runners in that race.

For more CCAC Player of the Week information click here.