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Dunn siblings compete in Natl. Championships

Spencer Dunn, 15, of Edward Little High School, and Abby Dunn, 19, of Goshen College, recently competed in the Junior Men’s and Women’s 10000m Race Walks at the USA Track & Field Outdoor National Championships.

Spencer Dunn, 15, of Edward Little High School, and Abby Dunn, 19, of Goshen College, recently competed in the Junior Men’s and Women’s 10000m Race Walks at the USA Track & Field Outdoor National Championships.

Spencer Dunn, 15, Class A State Champion of Edward Little High School, recently competed in the Junior Men’s 10,000m Race Walk at the USA Track & Field Outdoor National Championships at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

In his first appearance on the junior national stage, Dunn placed sixth with a time of 54:35. This earned him a spot on the USA junior team that will compete at the 25th annual USA v. Canada Junior Race Walk Dual in Boston in August. Just one week earlier, Dunn had a second place, All American finish at the New Balance High School Nationals in Greensboro, NC.

His older sister, Abby Dunn, 19, two-time NAIA All-American of Goshen College, competed in the Junior Women’s 10,000m Race Walk. In her fifth and final appearance as a junior athlete, Dunn placed fourth with a time of 56:35. This earned her a spot on the same USA junior team as Spencer. This was Abby’s fifth time earning a spot on the USA v. Canada Junior Dual Team. This will also be the first and only time the Dunns will be able to compete on a junior national team together.

 

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