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2020 Boys Track Preview

Payton Marrs on the Blue Oval.

2020 Boys Track Preview

School: Urbandale

Nickname: J-Hawks

Class: 4A

Colors: Blue and White

Conference: Central Iowa Metropolitan League – Central Conference

Head Coach: Lee Hammerand – 1st Year as Urbandale Head Coach

Assistant Coaches: Gary Birdwell, Tyler Perry, Joel Jacobs, Pete Traynor


2019 Record / Highlights:      

•           Placed 17th at the State Meet

•           Placed 4th at the District Meet and 6th at the Central Conference Meet

•           State Meet Results

  • Harrison Waylee – 100 M Dash – 4th Place
  • Harrison Waylee – 200 M Dash – 4th Place
  • Jay Marcotte – 400 M Dash – 7th Place
  • Payton Marrs – 1600 M Run – 17th Place
  • Payton Marrs – 3200 M Run – 17th Place
  • 4x200 M Relay – Jacob Brechtel, Ian Neyens, Deylin Chandler, Joshua Neyens – 23rd Place
  • 4x400 M Relay – Deylin Chandler, Ian Neyens, Joshua Neyens, Matt Brockway – 21st Place
  • 4x800 M Relay – Reece Knepper, Alec Knepper, Payton Marrs, Anthony Moran – 23rd Place
  • Sprint Medley Relay – Joshua Neyens, Ian Neyens, Harrison Waylee, Jay Marcotte – 3rd Place


2020 Returning Letter winners:

16 returning letter winners

Matt Brockway, Kyle Butts, Hunter Dahlgren, Alec Knepper, Reece Knepper, Jay Marcotte, Payton Marrs, Sam Schweizer, Cal Watson, Harrison Waylee, Deylin Chandler, Caleb Hoyt, Kenny Lam, Tucker Langenberg, Anthony Moran, Ian Neyens


2020 Outlook:

Coach Hammerand had this to say about the upcoming season: 

 "We are excited to begin the 2020 season.  We have excellent leadership in our senior class and a solid group of underclassmen.  Our returning State Qualifiers are looking forward to improving on last season's finish."


For more information, contact Head Coach Lee Hammerand at (515) 457-6901 or or Bill Watson at (515) 457-6994 or