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21 named to IIAC Winter all-Academic Team

21 named to IIAC Winter all-Academic Team

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Twenty-one Simpson student-athletes competing in winter sports earned a spot on the 2015-16 Iowa Conference All-Academic Team.

To be eligible for IIAC All-Academic Team honors a student-athlete must compete at the varsity level, be at least a sophomore in academic standing and sustain a 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).

The men's basketball team led the way with eight selections, followed by the women's basketball team with seven. Women's swimming had four, and men's swimming and wrestling had one each.

2015-16 IIAC Winter All-Academic Honorees
Name Sport Yr. Hometown/High School Major
Sam Amsbaugh MBB So. Sheffield, Iowa/West Fork Undeclared
Michael Currie MBB So. Schaller, Iowa/Ridge View Exercise Science
Cody Good MBB Jr. Ogden, Iowa/Ogden Actuarial Science
Cade Millikin MBB So. Hedrick, Iowa/Pekin Environmental Science
Jamie Montgomery MBB So. Ankeny, Iowa/Centennial Undeclared
Ryan Skaar MBB Jr. Story City, Iowa/Roland-Story Biochemistry
Brook Thompson MBB Jr. Nevada, Iowa/Nevada Elementary Education & Liberal Arts
Austin Turner MBB Jr. San Antonio, Texas/Boerne-Champion Actuarial Science
Taryn Barz WBB Jr. Hampton, Iowa/Hampton-Dumont Sports Administration
Britney Boland WBB Jr. Waukee, Iowa/Waukee Psychology
Ellen Gallagher WBB So. Moville, Iowa/Woodbury Central Physical Education
Annie Gullickson WBB Sr. Ossian, Iowa/South Winneshiek Computer Information Systems
Mackenzie Haupt WBB Sr. Clarion, Iowa/Clarion-Goldfield Athletic Training
Megan Lankford WBB Sr. Kansas City, Mo./St. Teresa's Academy Sports Administration
Morgan Mauro WBB Sr. Des Moines, Iowa/Dowling Catholic Psychology
Jason Kiehne WR So. Colombia, Mo./Rock Bridge Undeclared
Michael Reuter MSWIM Jr. Perry, Iowa/Boone Computer Information Systems & Management
Erica Carlson WSWIM Jr. Algona, Iowa/Bishop Garrigan Elementary Education & Liberal Arts
Maria Claussen WSWIM Jr. Elkhart, Iowa/North Polk Studio Art
Tori Haag WSWIM Sr. Waukee, Iowa/Waukee Global Management
Marissa Stepleton WSWIM Sr. Mason City, Iowa/Mason City Chemistry & Spanish

Sport Abbreviation Key: MBB (Men's basketball), WBB (Women's basketball), WR (Wrestling), MSWIM (Men's swimming), WSWIM (Women's swimming)