LC State track and field star Clayton VanDyke was voted the Cascade Conference Men’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year, announced by the conference on Tuesday.
VanDyke, an All-American and the National Runner-Up in the 1,000m at indoor nationals this season, maintains a 4.0 GPA as a Graphic Communications major.
VanDyke and the rest of LC State Track and Field will open the 2021 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships on Wednesday. The senior is competing in both the 800m and 1,500m after taking both titles at the CCC Championships earlier this month. He set a school record, meet record and facility record in the 800m with his time of 1:51.83. (LC Sports)