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Van Eps Earns GPAC Track Honor

Sioux City, Iowa – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the following men’s indoor track & field athletes-of-the-week for events held Feb. 10-16, 2020. Hauff Mid-America Sports is the presenting sponsor of the 2019-2020 GPAC Players-of-the-Week and Players and Coaches-of-the-Year awards program.

Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Men’s Indoor Track & Field Athletes-of-the-Week

Track Events – Matthew Van Eps, Dordt University

Matthew Van Eps of Dordt University is this week’s track athlete-of-the-week. Van Eps, a junior from Prinsburg, Minnesota, ran a 1:54.38 in the 800 meters to again meet “A” Standard. He currently is first in the conference in the 800 and eighth nationally. He also ran a 49.1 split for the Distance Medley Relay team that met “A” standard and is third in the nation and set a new Dordt school record. Van Eps also competed in the 400 meters and the 4×400 and is seventh in the GPAC in the 400 meters.

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