2012 Women's Track & Field News
August 1, 2012
Track & Field teams take home academic honor
The Simpson men's and women's track and field teams earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors for the 2012 season.
July 31, 2012
Storm Top 10 Countdown: No. 2
The track & field teams sent three athletes to nationals and all three came home with hardware.
June 5, 2012
Ellingson, Coy named Student-Athletes of the Month
Track and field athletes Catie Ellingson and Ben Coy closed their career with All-America honors en-route to being named the May Student-Athletes of the Month.
May 31, 2012
Simpson places 24 on spring academic all-conference team
Twenty-four student-athletes competing in spring sports met the requirements for the 2012 Iowa Conference All-Academic Team
May 26, 2012
Bak turns in memorable performance, Coy qualifies for finals
Kinsey Bak earned All-America honors by placing seventh in the high jump and Ben Coy qualifeid for the 400-meter finals on Friday.
May 24, 2012
Ellingson qualifies for 1500 finals at nationals
Catie Ellingson ran the third-fastest time in the 1500 prelims on Thursday, qualifying for the finals on Saturday.
May 24, 2012
Ellingson places fourth in 1500, Coy eighth in 400 at nationals
Simpson sent three national qualifiers to California this weekend and all are coming back with hardware.
May 21, 2012
Simpson sends three to outdoor nationals
Catie Ellingson, Ben Coy and Kinsey Bak will represent Simpson at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships this week.
May 18, 2012
Simpson athletes compete in national qualifiers
Four Simpson track and field athletes tried to improve their chances at making nationals on Thursday night.
May 12, 2012
Ellingson wins 1500 at conference championships
Catie Ellingson took home the eighth conference title of her career by winning the 1500 meters at the IIAC Championships on Saturday.
May 11, 2012
Simpson kicks off IIAC Championships
Bayley Fleshner had the fourth-fastest qualifying time in the 100-meter hurdles for Simpson on the first day of the IIAC Championships.
May 4, 2012
Simpson runs well at Messersmith Invite
The Simpson track and field team posted several season and career-bests at the Mark Messersmith Invite on Friday.
May 2, 2012
Ellingson featured in New York Road Runners News Service article
Catie Ellingson was recently featured in an article by the New York Road Runners News Service.
April 27, 2012
Conditions no match for the Storm at Kip Janvrin
The Simpson track and field team posted nine, top-five finishes as it hosted the Kip Janvrin Open on Thursday and Friday.
April 26, 2012
Storm ranked No. 9 in Central Region
The Simpson women's track and field team is ranked No. 9 in the most recent Central Region rankings.
April 23, 2012
Simpson sweeps women's track and field league honors
Catie Ellingson earned IIAC Track Performer of the Week and Kinsey Bak earned Field Performer of the Week.
April 21, 2012
Bak paces Storm at Nebraska Wesleyan
Kinsey Bak posted the nation's sixth-best high jump at the Prairie Wolf Invitational.
April 19, 2012
Ellingson posts nation's second-fastest 1500 time
Catie Ellingson went to California on Thursday, where she just missed a career-best time in the 1500 meters.
April 17, 2012
SAAC holds recognition banquet
Simpson's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee held its annual awards banquet Monday, April 16.
April 14, 2012
Storm run strong on final day of Jim Duncan Invite
Bayley Fleshner took fifth in the 100 hurdles on the final day of the Jim Duncan Invitational on Saturday.
April 13, 2012
Cord's toss highlights day one at Jim Duncan Invitational
John Cord placed third in the javelin throw on Friday at the Jim Duncan Invitational at Drake Stadium.
April 4, 2012
Ellingson named IIAC Performer of the Week
In her first outdoor action since 2010, Catie Ellingson won the 1,500-meters at the Central Invite on Saturday, March 31.
April 4, 2012
Simpson crowns eight at Loras Midweek
Kinsey Bak won the triple jump and javelin throw at the Loras Midweek Invite on Wednesday.
March 31, 2012
Simpson wins four events at Central Invite
The Simpson track and field teams won four events at the season-opening Central Invitational on Saturday.
March 9, 2012
Bak takes 12th in high jump at nationals
Kinsey Bak represented Simpson at the track and field indoor national championships with a 12th-place finish in the high jump.
March 3, 2012
Simpson track & field competes at last chance meet
Kinsey Bak won the high jump and reset the school triple jump record at the North Central Last Chance Meet on Friday.
February 25, 2012
Women's track and field takes sixth at conference
Kinsey Bak won the high jump and earned 23 points for the Storm at the IIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships, which concluded Saturday.
February 24, 2012
Women's track and field tied for sixth at IIACs
The women's track and field team is tied for sixth after the first day of the track and field championships.
February 21, 2012
Bak named IIAC Performer of the Week
High-jumper Kinsey Bak earned IIAC Field Performer of the Week honors for the period ending Feb. 19.
February 17, 2012
Bak wins high jump at Iowa Invite
Kinsey Bak won the high jump at the Iowa Invitational on Friday.
February 11, 2012
Simpson women take sixth at Grinnell
The women's track and field team got two second-place efforts in placing sixth at the Darren Young Classic on Saturday.
February 4, 2012
Storm take home three titles at Cornell
Bayley Fleshner, Matt Stone and Josh Diehm all won events for Simpson at the Cornell Hilltop Invitational.
January 28, 2012
Track teams take fourth at Spartan Open
The men's and women's track and field teams placed fourth at the Spartan Open in Dubuque on Saturday.
December 9, 2011
Simpson athletes perform well at Iowa State
Kinsey Bak won the high jump and Matt Stone placed third in the Mile at the Cyclone Holiday Preview on Friday.