Senior wide receiver Sam Bartlett, senior linebacker Michael Connor, senior safety Brendan Holmes and junior offensive lineman Mason Spree highlight the 13 Simpson All-American Rivers Conference Football Team selections, as voted on by the league's nine head coaches.
Simpson football placed Sam Bartlett, Trey Chumbley, Joe Meyer and Joe Weppler on the 2019 Academic All-District 8 First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Senior Sam Bartlett made history on Saturday by grabbing his 15th TD reception of the season for a new program record, but Simpson football could not hang on to an early lead and lost 38-20 at Loras in American Rivers Conference action.
Tanner Krueger passed for over 400 yards, Sam Bartlett and Austin Bell each had over 150-yards receiving but it was not enough as rival Central claimed a 51-34 victory during a high-scoring affair inside Buxton Stadium Saturday.
The American Rivers Conference released its 2019 Fall All-Academic Team on Thursday as Simpson had 52 student-athletes receive the honor. In total, 438 student-athletes were recognized from around the league’s nine schools.
Miscues and missed chances were the theme for the Simpson football team during a low-scoring 10-7 loss at Coe Saturday afternoon as the Storm came short of pushing the streak to three straight wins over the Kohawks.
With a spot for second place in the American Rivers Conference on the line, Simpson and Coe meet as the Storm look to make it three wins in a row over the Kohawks. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Saturday.
Joe Meyer raced for 206 yards and one touchdown, Sam Bartlett hauled in two TD catches and Zach Kreider connected on three field goals to help Simpson football give Nebraska Wesleyan its first loss of the season by a score of 29-21 Saturday afternoon during the team’s homecoming events in Lincoln, Neb.
Simpson football is one of three teams in the American Rivers Conference with two league wins and looks to push it to three as the Storm travel to Lincoln, Neb. to take on Nebraska Wesleyan this Saturday at 1 p.m.
Tanner Krueger connected with Sam Bartlett on three of his our touchdown passes, Noah Brucker and Joe Meyer ran for 100 yards apiece and the defense pitched a shutout as the Simpson football team beat Buena Vista 46-0 on Saturday at Buxton Stadium.