Justine VanDyk

Year:  Senior
Hometown:
  Tinley Park, IL
High School:  Chicago Christian High School
Event:  Middle Distance

NAIA Outdoor National Qualifier    2011     2012
NCCAA Indoor All-American     2012
NCCAA Outdoor All-American   2011    2012

Career:  Justine is a fourth-year runner…….is a middle distance runner …….was on a 4 x 800 meter relay team that placed fourth at the NCCAA Indoor Championships and sixth at the Outdoor Championships last year …….place in four events (400 meter hurdles, triple jump, 4 x 400 and 4 x800 meter relays) at the 2013 CCAC Championships …….set school indoor records in the 600 meter (1:44.58), 800 meter (2:27.36), and 4 x 800 meter relay (9:55.51) in 2013…….qualified for the 2012 NAIA Outdoor Championships in the 4 x 800 meter relay…….finished in third place in the distance medley relay at the 2012 NCCAA Indoor Championships and in the top six in the 4 x 400 and 4 x 800 meter relays at the Outdoor Championships …….placed in the top six in three events (triple jump, 100 meter hurdles and 400 meter hurdles) at the 2012 CCAC Championships…….qualified for the 2011 NAIA Outdoor Championships in the 4 x 800 meter relay…….finished fourth in the 400 meter hurdles and in the 4 x 800 meter relay at the 2011 CCAC Championships…….took third in two relays at the 2011 NCCAA Outdoor Championships …….is a member of the school-record holding indoor 4 x 400, 4 x 800, and distance medley relay teams and the outdoor 4 x 400 and 4 x 800 meter relay teams…….ranks third in the 400 meter hurdles, fifth in the half marathon, sixth in the triple jump, and seventh in the 800 meter in Trinity’s outdoor records book…….qualified for state in the 4 x 400 meter relay and 300 meter hurdles twice in high school…….finished first with a new state record in the 4 x 800 meter relay at the state championships in her high school senior year  

Personal:
exercise science major…….parents are Don and Gerry VanDyk…….has a two brothers (Jon and Josh) and three sisters (Jessica, Jenna, and Jill)…….played basketball for four years, ran cross country for one year, and ran track for two years in high school…….is a member of Trinity’s cross country team