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.
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.
The Simpson men’s and women’s track and field teams are set to host the 14th annual Kip Janvrin Open this Thursday through Friday inside Buxton Stadium. The event welcomes over 1,200 participants from more than 30 schools across the nation.
Josh Dietrich garnered the lone first-place result for the Simpson men’s track and field team at the Blue Oval Invitational on Saturday while the Storm tallied three second-place marks across the board.
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.
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.
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.