ordan Coughenour and Josh Dietrich received recognition on the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Central Region team for the Simpson men's squad for the 2019 outdoor season, the USTFCCCA announced on Sunday.
A trio of Simpson baseball players were recognized on the American Rivers All-Conference teams for their performances on the diamond this spring. Truman Schmitt, Brady Held and Devin Creger received the honors.
Simpson senior softball player Kayla Reusche has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District 8 Softball First Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Simpson softball’s Megan Crockett has earned American Rivers All-Conference First Team honors for her impressive sophomore season, while Ashley Allen, Emily Bell and Sara Trent were tabbed to the second team.
On the final day of the American Rivers Conference Men’s Golf Championships, the Storm tallied a ninth-place result with a three-round score of 1012 at Hillcrest Country Club in Lincoln, Neb. to close out the season.
Camrey Leo smoked a two out, two-run homer in the seventh inning to extend Simpson softball’s season on Friday as the Storm won 7-6 over Wartburg to advance in the American Rivers Conference Tournament.
The American Rivers Conference hosted the third round of the men’s golf championships on Friday in Lincoln, Neb. at Hillcrest Country Club. Simpson currently sits in ninth after two rounds of play since the second round was cancelled due to weather.
The Simpson softball team enters the American Rivers Conference Tournament as the sixth seed and will take on the three-seed, Wartburg, on Friday. First pitch is slated for 4:30 p.m. as top-seeded Central College hosts the tournament.
At the doorstep of getting into the American Rivers Conference Tournament, the Simpson softball team used five home runs to win 6-2 at Buena Vista on Sunday to clinch the sixth seed in the tournament. The Storm lost 7-3 in the series finale.