19 named to spring All-Academic team

19 named to spring All-Academic team

CEDAR RAPIDS - Simpson placed 19 students on the 2014 Iowa Conference Spring All-Academic Team, as announced by the league office.

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, have at least one academic year in residence, and attain a 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).

The men's track and field team led the way with six selections, followed closely by softball with five. Three members of the women's track and field team met the requirements, followed by two each from the baseball and men's tennis teams. One men's golfer landed on the list.

Simpson closes the 2013-14 academic year with 76 All-IIAC Academic honorees: 50 in the fall, seven in the winter and 19 in the spring.

Sport Abbreviations: BB (baseball), MG (men's golf), MT (men's tennis), MTF (men's track and field), SB (softball), WTF (women's track and field)


2014 IIAC Spring All-Academic Honorees
Name Yr. Sport Hometown/High School Major
Brock Borgeson So. BB Naperville, Ill./North Undeclared
Eric Jones Jr. BB Knoxville, Iowa/Knoxville Biology
Shaan Desai So. MG Primghar, Iowa/South O'Brien Biology
Zach Kusick So. MT Westminster, Colo./Broomfield Accounting
Peter Reitgraf So. MT Huxley, Iowa/Ballard Chemistry
Joe Farrand Jr. MTF Kansas City, Mo./Raytown Music Education
Jared Grove So. MTF Adel, Iowa/Adel DeSoto Minburn Mathematics
Leif Jeppson Sr. MTF Mount Vernon, Iowa/Mount Vernon Graphic Design
Andrew Mayes So. MTF Ames, Iowa/Gilbert History
Max Nguyen Sr. MTF Garrison, Iowa/Vinton Shellsburg Mathematics
Nick Yaeger So. MTF Boone, Iowa/Boone Mathematics/Biology
Tori Haag So. SB Clive, Iowa/Waukee German/Global Management
Grace Hall So. SB Huxley, Iowa/Ballard Sports Administration
Katy Lazenby So. SB Mitchell, S.D./Mitchell Biochemistry
Kylie Van Houten Sr. SB Des Moines, Iowa/Hoover Computer Science/Mathematics
Kinsey Van Houten So. SB Des Moines, Iowa/Hoover Elementary Education/Liberal Arts
Lindsey Borgomainerio Sr. WTF Fairfield, Iowa/Fairfield Psychology
Lauren Doocy Jr. WTF Ankeny, Iowa/Ankeny Mathematics/Physics
Breanna Gaster So. WTF Walford, Iowa/Cedar Rapids Prairie Actuarial Science/Economics/Accounting
Baseball splits with AIB
April 21, 2014 Baseball splits with AIB