Bender Athlete of Week

Daulton Bender Named Washington Missourian Athlete of the Week
Posted on 05/09/2019
Daulton BenderWashington High School track and field athlete Daulton Bender is the Washington Missourian Athlete of the Week, sponsored by First State Community Bank.

Bender, a senior, continued his successful season at the Kirkwood Invitational, where he had new personal records in both the 200-meter dash and the 400-meter dash.

At the GAC Central Championships, Bender notched three first-place finishes. He won the 400-meter dash, finishing more than a second ahead of the nearest competitor, the 200-meter dash, and was a member of the winning 1,600-meter relay team. He also ran on the 800-meter relay team that had its season-best time by nearly five seconds.

In the classroom, Bender holds a 3.2 grade-point average. He has enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Daulton Bender
Daulton Bender