The Simpson men's and women's track and field teams competed in their first event of the new calendar year on Saturday, and finished second and ninth, respectively, as they performed at the Dutch Athletics Classic.
The Simpson men's and women's track and field teams competed in their first event of the season on Friday and won nine of the 12 events they performed in at the Pioneer Indoor Preview Meet, hosted by Grinnell College.
The Simpson men’s and women’s track and field teams were selected to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team, while Travis Tupper earned All-Academic Individual honors, the USTFCCCA announced Monday.
The American Rivers Conference announced its 2019 Spring All-Academic Team on Thursday and Simpson had 38 student-athletes receive the honor. From around the league, 348 student-athletes were recognized for the achievement.
The Simpson women’s track and field team hosted the 14th-annual Kip Janvrin Open on Thursday and Friday that welcomed more than 1,200 participants from 33 colleges and universities from around the nation.
The Simpson men’s and women’s track and field teams are set to host the 14th annual Kip Janvrin Open this Thursday through Friday inside Buxton Stadium. The event welcomes over 1,200 participants from more than 30 schools across the nation.
Katelyn Mangold and Katie Murano each earned a first-place nod in their respective events for the Simpson women’s track and field team on Friday in the Central/Nebraska Wesleyan Triangular meet in Lincoln, Neb.
The Simpson women’s track and field team wrapped up the Central Invitational on Saturday that spanned two days of competition. The Storm had a trio of runners that combined to score 24 of the team’s 58 points.
The Simpson athletic department has signed a five-year agreement with BSN SPORTS to be the official supplier of athletic apparel and equipment for all 19 varsity sports. Under the partnership, Nike will become the exclusive supplier of the Storm’s uniforms, apparel and accessories.
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.