May 31, 2007
PARK RIDGE, IL –
The Big Ten Conference has announced that 56 University of Iowa student-athletes have been named to the 2007 spring academic all-Conference team. The list includes student-athletes from baseball (7), men’s golf (3), women’s golf (2), rowing (11), softball (6), men’s tennis (4), women’s tennis (3), men’s track (7) and women’s track (13).
To be eligible for an academic all-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be letterwinners in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a career grade point average of 3.0 or better.
Baseball (7) Name Year Major HometownNick Erdman So. Chemical Engineering Cedar Rapids, IABen Geelan Jr. Political Science/Health & Sports Studies Algona, IAKevin Hoef So. Pre-Business Troy, ILTom Moreland Sr. Journalism & Mass Comm./Health & Sports Studies Whitefish Bay, WINick Muhlenbruch So. Biomedical Engineering Iowa City, IACasey O'Rourke Jr. Elementary Education Williamsburg, IAJustin Toole So. Psychology Council Bluffs, IA
Men's Golf (3)Name Year Major HometownZack Anderson Sr. Finance Iowa City, IASam Christensen So. Pre-Dentistry Waterloo, IADan Holterhaus Sr. Marketing Hiawatha, IA
Women's Golf (2)Name Year Major HometownMaggie Gelber Jr. Anthropology Winnetka, ILKarla Murra Sr. Communication Studies Sioux Falls, SD
Rowing (11)Name Year Major HometownBrittany Keyes Jr. Athletic Training Davenport, IACarolyn O'Meara Sr. Journalism & Mass Comm./Health & Sports Studies Ontario, CanadaJanelle Cross Sr. Biomedical Engineering Webster City, IAStacy Dettmann Jr. Biology Monona, IANatalie Embach Jr. International Studies Crystal Lake, ILEmily Lewis Sr. International Studies Iowa City, IAJessie Reid Sr. Social Work West Des Moines, IAKristin Kelly So. Speech & Hearing Science Brockville, OntarioMelissa Wordelman So. International Studies/Art Ada, MIRomy Post So. English Burke, VASophie Nielsen Sr. Accounting Perth, Australia
Softball (6)Name Year Major HometownStephanie Ackerson Jr. Communication Studies Clive, IASami Baugh Sr. Communication Studies/Health & Sports Studies Johnston, IASummer Downs Jr. Health & Sports Studies San Diego, CAMindy Heidgerken Sr. Art/Journalism & Mass Communications Long Grove, IAColleen McGlaughlin So. Actuarial Science Interest Morton, ILErin Riemersma So. Pre-Business Orland Park, IL
Men's Tennis (4)Name Year Major HometownScott Elwell Sr. Finance Lawrence, KSGregory Holm So. International Studies/French Iowa City, IAMat Sawin Jr. Finance Edmonton, AlbertoBart van Monsjou Jr. Industrial Engineering Oirschot, Netherlands
Women's Tennis (3)Name Year Major HometownMerel Beelen So. Open Grubbenvorst, NetherlandsKayla Berry Jr. Communication Studies Brisbane, AustraliaMilica Veselinovic Jr. Health & Sports Studies/German Somber, Serbia
Men's Track (7)Name Year Major HometownA.J. Curtis So. Math/Secondary Education Brodhead, WICannon Dolan So. Communication Studies Independence, IALee Elbert Jr. Health & Sports Studies Whittemore, IAAdam Hamilton Sr. Health & Sports Studies Milford, NHRichard Johnson Jr. Math/Secondary Education Oak Forest, ILAndy Napier Jr. History/Secondary Education Antioch, ILBobby Windauer So. Art/Communication Studies Iowa City, IA
Women's Track (13)Name Year Major HometownKrista Anderson So. Elementary Education Leeds, NDMeghan Armstrong Jr. Biology Martinsburg, WVSarah Burgett Sr. Biology Coal Valley, ILMolly Esche Jr. Communication Studies/Health & Sports Studies Waukesha, WIBecca Franklin Sr. Biology East Moline, ILTiffany Johnson Sr. Social Work Danville, ILAditya Jones Sr. Psychology Fairfield, IATammilee Kerr Jr. Biology St. Catherine, JamaicaMonica Mims Sr. African-American World Studies Iowa City, IAPeaches Roach Sr. Biology Kingston, JamaicaJessica Schmidt Jr. Health & Sports Studies Hilliard, OHShannon Stanley Sr. Psychology Rochester Hills, MIRenee White So. Biology St. Catherine, Jamaica