WATERLOO–Connor Belken has signed a letter of intent to join the RedTail Men's Track & Field team at Hawkeye Community College for the 2020 season.
A senior at Wahlert Catholic High School, Belkin helped the Eagles clinch the Class 3A state title in the 4x200-meter relay, and placed sixth in the event at the Drake Relays. Belken anchored Wahlert's second-place Spring Medley Relay team at the 2019 Iowa High School Track and Field State Championships, where he also set a new PR in the 200-meter dash (22.80) in the event prelim. His performances in the 1600-meter Sprint Medley Relay helped the Eagles place 11th at Drake and ninth at state
"He's tall, lean, and a big diamond in the rough," said head coach Tyler Mulder. "I'm very excited about him."
Belken is the son of Terry and Jolene Belken.