Isaac Frazier earned All-America honors in the decathlon while Dylan Kalinay earned a lane in the finals of the 110-meter hurdles to highlight the second day of the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships for Simpson.
Isaac Frazier posted big efforts in the shot put and high jump to move into third place after the first day of the decathlon competition and Jordan Coughenour earned a lane in the 400-meter hurdles final for Simpson on the first day of the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships from SPIRE Institute.
The Simpson men’s track and field team qualified a remarkable five events for the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships next week in Geneva, Ohio. Simpson is sending seven student-athletes in all to the meet, which will be held May 25-27 at SPIRE Institute and is being hosted by the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission and the University of Mount Union.
Chase Wetterling ran one of the nation’s 10-fastest times in the 400 meters, Jordan Coughenour and the 4x400 relay improved their chances for a trip to nationals and the Simpson men’s track and field team concluded the regular season at the Augustana Midwest Twilight Final Qualifier on Thursday.
Jordan Coughenour captured a second-straight title in the 400 hurdles, the 4x100-meter relay team set a school record and the Simpson men’s track and field team turned in five, top-three finishes on the final day of the 2017 Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships.
Briana McCloskey ran to an eighth-place finish in the 10,000 meters and the 4x800 relay team took sixth place to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team on the second day of the 2017 Iowa Conference Championships.
Reid Cobb fired the best individual round of the tournament, the Simpson men’s golf team turned in the lowest round of any team and the Storm raced to a second-place finish at the 2017 Iowa Conference Championship on Saturday, the best recorded finish in more than 35 years.
Jordan Coughenour and Chase Wetterling each posted top-25 times in Division III and helped the 4x400 relay crack the top 10 as the Simpson men’s track and field team competed at Loras’ Dr. Tucker Open on Friday.
The Simpson men’s golf team will host the final two rounds of the 2017 Iowa Conference Championship beginning Friday morning from Indianola Country Club. The first flight of golfers is scheduled to tee off at 10 a.m.
Isaac Frazier was named Iowa Conference Male Athlete and Field Performer of the Week for the period ending Sunday, April 30 after posting one of the top decathlon scores in the nation at the Drake Relays.
Tanner Jansen scored the game-winning run in the eighth inning, Trey Kehoe tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings of relief and the Simpson baseball team knocked off Buena Vista 3-2 in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader. Buena Vista won game two 12-2 in seven innings.
Ashley Allen homered twice and the Simpson softball team carried a tie game into the sixth-inning against No. 4 Luther in game two before falling 7-4. Simpson led the Iowa Conference champions through three innings in the opener before falling 11-3 in six innings.
Adam Richman gave the Simpson baseball team a complete-game effort on the hill but Devon Harms’ go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning held up as the game-winner and Buena Vista held on for a 2-1 win in the series opener Friday night.
The Simpson men’s track and field team is ranked 22nd in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NCAA Division III National Championship Rankings, as announced by the USTFCCCA on Tuesday.