May 30, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – An outstanding career came to a conclusion this past Memorial Day weekend. DC's senior Tom Postema was named USTFCCCA All-American in the discus and hammer throw, after his performance at the NCAA Outdoor National Championships.
May 25, 2013
LA CROSSE, Wis. – The Purple and Gold men's track and field squad wrapped up its NCAA Div. III National Championship weekend Saturday, May 25, as senior Tom Postema took action in the shot put. He finished 16th overall in the event and earned the team 18 points over the competition to earn 10th place.
May 24, 2013
LA CROSSE, Wis. – For the first time in Defiance College men’s track and field history, an individual has been crowned national champion as senior Tom Postema continued his unbelievable 2013 campaign with a first-place finish in the hammer throw on Friday, May 24.
May 23, 2013
LA CROSSE, Wis. – Senior thrower Tom Postema came through with a huge outing in day one of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Div. III National Championships, as he placed second in the discus. He earned eight points for the DC men's track and field squad with his performance.
May 22, 2013
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Senior Tom Postema and junior Kim Bingley departed for La Crosse, Wisconsin Tuesday, May 21, as they get prepared for the National Collegiate Athletic Association Div. III Outdoor National Championships hosted by University of Wisconsin-La Crosse from May 23 through May 25.
May 21, 2013
NEW ORLEANS – The spectacular season for the Defiance College men's track and field team continued after it finished 15th in Div. III for its highest ever ranking and its top athlete, senior Tom Postema, was selected as the USTFCCCA Great Lakes Region Field Athlete of the Year on Friday, May 17.
May 17, 2013
NAPERVILLE, Ill. – The Defiance College men’s track and field team wrapped up its last scheduled meet Friday, May 17, one weekend before the National Collegiate Athletic Association Div. III National Championships. Competing at the Gregory Final Qualifier was sophomore Troy Parrett.
May 14, 2013
DELAWARE, Ohio – In his last meet before the National Collegiate Athletic Association National Championships, senior Tom Postema threw in the shot put and discus Tuesday, May 14 at the Ron Altoff Invitational.
May 13, 2013
DELAWARE, Ohio – Senior Tom Postema registered another great toss on his outstanding season Monday, May 13 at the Ron Altoff Invitational. Getting ready for nationals competition, the thrower took part in the hammer at the meet.
May 11, 2013
ALLENDALE, Mich. – The Defiance College men's track and field team traveled north to Michigan Friday, May 10 for the GVSU Second to Last Chance Meet. While there, junior Joe Davis grabbed the top spot on the DC all-time list in the 5,000-meter run and sophomore Troy Parrett set the new school mark in the 800.