CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Simpson placed 12 student-athletes competing in winter sports on the 2011-12 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) All-Academic Team.
To be eligible for IIAC All-Academic Team honors a student-athlete must compete at the varsity level, be at least a sophomore in academic standing and attain a 3.5 or better grade point average (on a 4.0 scale).
The women's basketball team led the way with seven honorees, followed by men's basketball (2), women's swimming (2) and wrestling (1).
Wartburg placed a conference-high 13 student-athletes on the team, followed by Simpson, Coe (10), Loras (9), Luther (9), Buena Vista (8), Central (8), Dubuque (8) and Cornell (6).
For the complete 2011-12 IIAC Academic All-Conference list to date, click here.
|Cassie Bardole||WBB||Jr.||Rippey, Iowa/East Green||Elementary Education||3.919|
|Jamie Elbert||WBB||Jr.||Indianola, Iowa/Indianola||Economics||3.763|
|Alicia Goetz||WBB||Jr.||Tipton, Iowa/Tipton||Elementary Ed./Sports Admin.||3.867|
|Cathy Kain||WBB||Jr.||Des Moines, Iowa/Saydel||English||3.648|
|Kate Nielsen||WBB||Jr.||Urbandale, Iowa/Johnston||Exercise Science||3.935|
|Jessica Hawkins||WBB||So.||Atlantic, Iowa/Atlantic||Athletic Training||3.649|
|Jess Fraser||WBB||Sr.||Norwalk, Iowa/Norwalk||Elementary Education||3.657|
|Ryan Stumbo||MBB||Jr.||Laurens, Iowa/Laurens-Marathon||History||3.923|
|Rob Heise||MBB||So.||Gladbrook, Iowa/Gladbrook-Reinbeck||Undeclared||3.758|
|Anna Aldridge||WSWIM||Jr.||Indianola, Iowa/Indianola||Athletic Training||3.785|
|Catherine Mayes||WSWIM||Sr.||Muscatine, Iowa/Muscatine||Economics/Applied Philosophy||3.528|
|Cory Stratton||WR||Jr.||Grimes, Iowa/Dallas Center-Grimes||Elementary Education||3.551|