Simpson College Director of Athletics Brian Niemuth announced today the hiring of Simpson alum Jeremy Reinert as the next head coach of the Storm women’s soccer team. A 2013 graduate and former all-conference soccer player, Reinert is currently the head girls soccer coach at Indianola High School and was an assistant for the Simpson men in the fall.
Simpson’s Dylan Kalinay and Jordan Coughenour will represent the Storm at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships this week in La Crosse, Wis. Kalinay qualified in the both the 100-meter dash and the 110-meter hurdles and Coughenour qualified in the 400-meter hurdles.
Dylan Kalinay ran the second-fastest 100-meter dash time in school history to qualify for nationals and Audrey LoVan broke her own school record in the pole vault for the fourth time this season to highlight Simpson’s last-chance meet performances on Wednesday and Thursday.
Three members of the Simpson softball team earned a spot on the 2018 All-Midwest Region Team, as selected by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). Madison Rasmusson landed a spot on the first team while Ashley Allen and Taylor Davis were second team selections.
Four members of the Simpson baseball team earned All-Iowa Conference honors for the 2018 season, as voted on by the league’s nine head coaches. Kolton Arnold earned first team honors, Trey Kehoe landed on the second team and Tanner Jansen and Noah Sacco were honorable mention picks.
Dylan Kalinay won the 110 hurdles and the 100-meter dash and Jordan Coughenour won a third-straight title in the 400-meter hurdles to lead Simpson on the final day of the 2018 Iowa Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
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.
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.
Hunter Hillygus drove in the game-winning run in game one, Truman Schmitt drove in three runs in game two, and Simpson swept Coe 5-3 and 11-6 Saturday, spoiling the home team’s hopes of an Iowa Conference Championship.
Samantha Bratland and Courtney Cooper combined for a shutout, Ashley Burrows and Bailey Hocker homered and Luther beat the Simpson softball team 8-0 in six innings in the first round of the Iowa Conference Tournament on Friday afternoon at Clark Field.
Emily Bell threw a three-hit shutout, Taylor Davis drove in the lone run and the Simpson softball team upset 12th-ranked Luther in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader to clinch a spot in the Iowa Conference Tournament. Luther won game two 4-0.
Curt Castenson went six-plus innings in his best start of the season, Trey Kehoe homered and Hunter Hillygus drove in three runs while collecting his 100th career hit as the Storm beat Buena Vista 10-5 in game one to take 2 of 3 from Buena Vista. Buena Vista won game two 6-0.
Josh Dietrich remained undefeated in the javelin throw and the Simpson men’s track and field team had seven, top-10 individual finishes at the 13th Kip Janvrin Open on Friday, April 27 at Buxton Stadium.