Peter Walkwitz (C-Singles) along with doubles team Brett Dewerff and Reade Reiter (B-Doubles) earned second place in their respective brackets to end the American Rivers Conference Individual Tournament on Saturday.
The American Rivers Conference announced its 2019 Spring All-Academic Team on Thursday and Simpson had 38 student-athletes receive the honor. From around the league, 348 student-athletes were recognized for the achievement.
In the beginning of a five-match homestand, the Simpson men’s tennis team hosted Loras and Dubuque on Saturday. The Storm dropped the opening match to the Duhawks, 6-3, but rebounded to defeat the Spartans, 7-2.
The doubles team of Zach Nelson and Reade Reiter made a run to the quarterfinal round of the B-Doubles bracket to highlight the Storm’s first day at the American Rivers Conference Individual Tournament on Friday.
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.
As the lingering winter weather continues to wreak havoc on the spring sports schedule, nearly all events scheduled for the weekend of April 13-15 have been altered. Below is an up-to-date listing of the changes (as of 2 p.m. Friday, April 13.)
The Simpson men's and women's tennis matches scheduled to be played in Indianola on Saturday, April 7, have been moved to Grinnell's Fieldhouse in Grinnell, Iowa due to the projected frigid temperatures.