17 named to IIAC Winter all-Academic Team

17 named to IIAC Winter all-Academic Team

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Seventeen Simpson student-athletes competing in winter sports earned a spot on the 2014-15 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 women's basketball team led the way with seven selections, followed by men's basketball and women's swimming with four each. One wrestler and one men's swommer made the cut.

2014-15 IIAC Winter All-Academic Honorees
Name Sport Yr. Hometown/High School Major
Cody Good MBB So. Ogden, Iowa/Ogden Mathematics
Ryak Skaar MBB So. Story City, Iowa/Roland-Story Biochemistry
Brook Thompson MBB So. Nevada, Iowa/Nevada Undeclared
Austin Turner MBB So. San Antonio, Texas/Boerne-Champion Actuarial Science
Taryn Barz WBB So. Hampton, Iowa/Hampton-Dumont Undeclared
Annie Gullickson WBB Jr. Ossian, Iowa/South Winneshiek Computer Information Systems
Rachel Kaale WBB So. Indianola, Iowa/Indianola Mathematics
Megan Lankford WBB Jr. Kansas City, Mo./St. Teresa's Academy Sports Administration & Marketing
Morgan Mauro WBB Jr. Des Moines, Iowa/Dowling Catholic Psychology
Maddie Muhlenbruck WBB Jr. Ankeny, Iowa/Ankeny Public Relations
Kelsey Townsend WBB So. Prairie City, Iowa/Prairie City-Monroe Elementary Education & Liberal Arts
Clay Harris WR So. Carson, Iowa/Riverside Criminal Justice & International Relations
Erica Carlson WSWIM So. Algona, Iowa/Bishop Garrigan Elementary Education & Liberal Arts
Tori Haag WSWIM Jr. Waukee, Iowa/Waukee Global Management
Megan Lein WSWIM Sr. Des Moines, Iowa/East Management & Public Relations
Marrisa Stepleton WSWIM Jr. Mason City, Iowa/Mason City Chemistry & Spanish
Nathan Schneider MSWIM Sr. Clive, Iowa/Waukee Biology


Sport Abbreviation Key: MBB (men's basketball), WBB (women's basketball), WR (wrestling), WSWIM (women's swimming and diving), MSWIM (men's swimming and diving)

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