2017-18 Women's Track and Field News

  • Bob Nutgrass appointed Athletic Director
    June 13, 2018
    Simpson College President Jay Simmons announced Wednesday that Bob Nutgrass, a long-time staff member and current assistant athletic director, will become the college’s next Athletic Director. He replaces Brian Niemuth, who has held the role for the past five years in addition to serving as the head women’s basketball coach.

  • Simpson places 39 on IIAC All-Academic Team
    June 12, 2018
    Thirty-nine student-athletes competing in spring sports earned a spot on the 2017-18 Iowa Conference All-Academic Team.
  • LoVan closes season with another pole vault record
    May 17, 2018
    Audrey LoVan broke her own school record for the fourth time this season to close the 2018 campaign at the Augustana Twilight on Thursday in Rock Island, Ill.
  • Lovan breaks school record, takes second in pole vault
    May 12, 2018
    Audrey LoVan posted a runner-up finish in the pole vault and Katelyn Mangold brought home all-conference honors in the 400 hurdles to lead the Simpson women at the 2018 Iowa Conference Outdoor Championships on Saturday.
  • Mangold, Burgus qualify for finals at IIAC Outdoor Championship
    May 11, 2018
    Freshman Katelyn Mangold posted the third-fastest time in school history while qualifying for finals in the 400-meter hurdles to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team on their first day at the 2018 Iowa Conference Outdoor Championship.
  • Mangold, Juni top finishers in final tune-up before conference
    May 04, 2018
    The Storm track and field teams competed Loras’ Dr. Tucker Open on Friday, May 4 to complete their final tune-up before this week’s Iowa Conference Championship.
  • LoVan breaks pole vault record again, Mangold breaks through in 400 hurdles
    April 26, 2018
    Audrey LoVan broke her own school record in the pole vault for the second week in a row to highlight the Simpson women’s track and field team’s performance at the 13th Kip Janvrin Open on Friday, April 27 at Buxton Stadium.
  • LoVan sets school record, Buchheit wins 1500 at Triangular
    April 21, 2018
    Audrey LoVan crushed her own school record in the pole vault and Emily Buchheit won the 1500-meter run for the second time this season to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at their own triangular with Central and Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday.
  • Schedule Changes: Weekend of April 13-15
    April 13, 2018
    As the lingering winter weather continues to wreak havoc on the spring sports schedule, nearly all events scheduled for the weekend of April 13-15 have been altered. Below is an up-to-date listing of the changes (as of 2 p.m. Friday, April 13.)
  • James, Mangold pace Storm women at Jim Duncan
    April 13, 2018
    Mackenzie James and Katelyn Mangold turned in sixth place finishes in the 200 meters and 400 hurdles, respectively, leading the Storm at the Jim Duncan Invitational on Friday at Drake Stadium.
  • First-years pace Storm women at Central
    April 05, 2018
    Emily Buchheit and Katelyn Mangold turned in top-three finishes in individual events to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at the Central Weather Saver Invitational held Thursday, April 5.
  • Track and field teams alter schedule, go to Central on Thursday
    April 03, 2018
    The Simpson track and field teams have cancelled their trip to Cornell on Saturday and instead will compete in Central's last-minute meet, the Weather Saver Invitational, on Thursday, April 5 in Pella.
  • Buchheit wins 1500 to lead Storm at Loras Midweek
    March 28, 2018
    Emily Buchheit won the 1500 meters to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at the outdoor season opening Loras Midweek on Wednesday at the Rock Bowl.
  • Track and field teams to compete at Loras Midweek
    March 26, 2018
    The Simpson track and field team has made a schedule change and will now compete at the Loras Midweek on Wednesday, March 28. Due to scheduling conflicts and a more favorable weather forecast, the Storm have cancelled their trip to two-day Central Invitational, scheduled for March 29-30.
  • Three top-ten performances pace Storm at IIAC Championships
    February 24, 2018
    The 4x800-meter relay team brought home a top-ten performance to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at the final day of the 2018 Iowa Conference Indoor Championships in Pella on Saturday.
  • Track and field teams set for IIAC Indoor Championships
    February 23, 2018
    The Simpson track and field teams are set to begin the 2018 Iowa Conference Indoor Championships this weekend at Central’s H.S. Kuyper Fieldhouse.
  • LoVan reaches podium in pole vault
    February 23, 2018
    Audrey LoVan took home all-conference honors in the pole vault to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team on day one of the 2018 Iowa Conference Indoor Championship on Friday.
  • 4x200 leads Storm at Dubuque
    February 16, 2018
    The 4x200-meter relay team brought home a first-place finish to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at the Spartan Invitational on Friday.
  • Neuendorf wins 3k to pace Storm at Grinnell
    February 10, 2018
    Courtney Neuendorf won the 3,000 meters and the 4x200 relay team finished second to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at the Darren Young Invitational on Saturday.
  • Lovan breaks school record in pole vault at Wartburg
    February 03, 2018
    Audrey LoVan broke the school record in the pole vault to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at the Wartburg Indoor Select on Friday. The Storm had four, top-five finishes.
  • 4x400, Glanz lead Storm at UNI
    January 26, 2018
    The 4x400-meter relay team brought home a first-place finish and Jamie Glanz jumped to a third-place effort to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at the UNI Jack Jennett Open on Friday.
  • Buchheit leads Storm at Nebraska Wesleyan
    January 19, 2018
    Emily Buchheit finished third in the 1,000-meters run to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at the Prairie Wolf Indoor Invitational on Friday afternoon.
  • LoVan ties pole vault record to lead Storm at season-opener
    December 09, 2017
    Audrey LoVan tied the school record in the pole vault to lead the Simpson women’s track and field team at the season-opening Dutch Holiday Preview on Saturday, Dec. 9.