After competing in the Pioneer Classic over the weekend, Danny Turner and Sarah Prendergast were both selected as the American Rivers Conference Swimming and Diving Performers of the Week, becoming the first Storm duo to receive the award in the same week.
Freshman Danny Turner broke the school record in the 100-yard breaststroke on Saturday and ended the last day of the Pioneer Classic with three top-10 performances to lead the Simpson swimming and diving squads. The women finished seventh and the men ended 12th overall.
Alyssa Harris grabbed the best finish for the Simpson swimming and diving teams on the first night of the Grinnell Pioneer Classic on Friday as the women's team sits in seventh out of 12 teams and the men do not have a team score.
A trio of Simpson swimmers garnered first-place results as the Storm swimming and diving teams took on the Loras Duhawks on Friday night. The Simpson women were upended 113-64 and the men fell 125-10 at the Indianola YMCA.
Simpson freshman Danny Turner was selected as the American Rivers Conference Men's Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week for his performance this past weekend in Leavenworth, Kan., the league announced on Monday.
Danny Turner garnered three first-place finishes and Alyssa Harris added a first-place mark to highlight the Simpson men’s and women’s swimming teams against Morningside and Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday.
The Simpson athletic department has signed a five-year agreement with BSN SPORTS to be the official supplier of athletic apparel and equipment for all 19 varsity sports. Under the partnership, Nike will become the exclusive supplier of the Storm’s uniforms, apparel and accessories.
Simpson College President Jay Simmons announced Wednesday that Bob Nutgrass, a long-time staff member and current assistant athletic director, will become the college’s next Athletic Director. He replaces Brian Niemuth, who has held the role for the past five years in addition to serving as the head women’s basketball coach.
Noah Nelson earned a second, top-three finish and helped the 400 freestyle relay break a school record to highlight the Simpson men’s swimming and diving team’s final day at the Liberal Arts Championships.
Noah Nelson and Nick Keller broke individual records and helped set another new mark in the 200 medley relay to highlight the Simpson men’s swimming and diving team Friday at the Liberal Arts Championships.
Noah Nelson broke his own school record n the 500 freestyle and swam the second leg on the the record-setting 400 medley relay team to highlight the Simpson men’s swimming and diving team through the first two days of the Liberal Arts Championships.
Noah Nelson broke another school record and Nick Keller and relay teams each grabbed a pair of top-10 placements to lead the Simpson men’s swimming and diving team to sixth place on the first day of the Grinnell Invitational on Friday, Jan. 19.