Morgan Taylor and Lexie Parks combined for 23 kills, Alyssa Mathews polished off a big night with the match-winner in the fourth set and the Simpson volleyball team shocked Dubuque 3-1 on Friday night at Cowles Fieldhouse.
Kaitlyn Bravek’s header early in the second half made it a one-score game, but a pair of late goals allowed Culver-Stockton to beat the Simpson women’s soccer team 4-1 on a chilly Wednesday evening at Buxton Stadium.
Nathan Eaton posted the Storm’s lowest round of the tournament to lead the Simpson men’s golf team to an eighth-place finish at the 54-hole Lindenwood-Belleville Invitational, held Monday and Tuesday at Stonewolf Golf Club.
Hannah Lester hit .545 with 14 kills and head coach Lana Smith became the program’s career wins leader as the Simpson volleyball team beat Monmouth 3-0 on Saturday afternoon. Simpson won by set scores of 25-14, 25-18, 25-19.
Blaine Hawkins threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Ross Norem with 21 seconds left in the game and No. 20 Central held off the Simpson football team 17-16 in a battle for first place in the American Rivers Conference.
Trey Thompson earned his fourth, top-20 finish of the season as the Simpson men’s cross country team placed seventh in a loaded field at the Jim Drews/Tori Neubauer Invitational hosted by Wis.-La Crosse on Saturday.
The Simpson football team renews its oldest conference rivalry Saturday, Oct. 13 when the Storm travel to face the Central Dutch with sole possession of first place in the American Rivers Conference on the line. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Ron and Joyce Schipper Stadium.
Morgan Taylor tied a career-high with 20 kills and Hannah Lester set a career-high with 17, but it wasn’t enough as the Simpson volleyball team lost a five-set thriller to Nebraska Wesleyan on Thursday. Nebraska Wesleyan won by set score of 25-21, 22-25, 18-25, 25-22, 15-11.
Simpson women’s soccer players Dani Marquez and Aspen Brockhouse earned American Rivers Conference Player of the Week honors for the period ending Sunday, Oct. 7. Marquez took home Offensive Player of the Week recognition while Brockhouse earned Defensive Player of the Week honors.
The Simpson men’s soccer team led the No. 5 team in the North Region for nearly 57 minutes, but a pair of goals in a 4 minute span proved to be the difference as Luther escaped with a 2-1 win Wednesday.
Hannah Gordon fired a career-best 78 in the third round to earn All-Conference honors and lead the Simpson women’s golf team at a rain-shortened 2018 American Rivers Conference Championship from Oneota Golf & CC.
Cam Bunting ran for two touchdowns, Joey Gale made three field goals and the Simpson football team scored 26-unanswered points in the second half to beat Coe 29-7 on Homecoming Saturday at Buxton Stadium.
Due to the inclement weather, Saturday's women's tennis match between Simpson and Coe has been re-located to Pella, where the teams will utilize the indoor facility at Central College. Start time is set for roughly 2 p.m.
Baraka Ellie and Justin Gilmour scored first-half goals for the Simpson men’s soccer team but Buena Vista evened things up in the second 45 minutes as the teams played to a 2-2 draw on a cold, wet Friday night at Buxton Stadium.
The Simpson football team looks to remain atop the American Rivers Conference standings when it hosts the Coe Kohawks on Saturday, Oct. 6 for the annual homecoming game. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Buxton Stadium.
All-American wrestler Dustin Brewer '08, All-American women's basketball player Katelyn Whiton Brelsford '08 and All-American volleyball player Tiffany Everding Goodchild '07 make the Hall of Fame Class of 2018.