Terpstra, Roberts named January Student-Athletes of the Month
Morgan Terpstra led the women's basketball team to a 6-1 mark and Brett Roberts posted a 10-win month on the mat as the duo was recently named Simpson's Student-Athletes of the Month for January 2014.
Morgan Terpstra, basketball
Terpstra, a senior forward from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, averaged 12.4 points and 8.4 rebounds in seven games as Simpson went 6-1. Her best game came in a win at Coe when she posted a 22-point, 10-rebound double-double. She narrowly missed two more double-doubles during the seven-game stretch, going for 18 points and nine rebounds against Luther and Wartburg. Terpstra earned Iowa Conference Female Athlete of the Week honors on Jan. 27 after averaging 16 points and 8.5 rebounds in wins over Central and Wartburg.
Brett Roberts, wrestling
Roberts, a sophomore 174-pounder from Ottumwa, Iowa, led the Storm with a 10-5 mark during the month. He started January on a six-match winning streak, which included a 5-0 performance and a tournament championship at the Williams Invitational. Roberts was named Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week for the period ending Jan. 5.