May 28, 2008
IOWA CITY — The Big Ten Conference has announced that 62 University of Iowa student-athletes have been named to the 2008 spring Academic all-Conference team. The list includes student-athletes from baseball (8), men’s golf (3), women’s golf (2), rowing (14), softball (4), men’s tennis (6), women’s tennis (5), men’s track (13) and women’s track (7).
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 (8)Name Year Major HometownTyson Blaser So. History/Secondary Education Taylor Ridge, ILNick Erdman Jr. Chemical Engineering Cedar Rapids, IABen Geelan Sr. Political Science/Health & Sports Studies Algona, IAKevin Hoef Jr. Pre-Business Troy, ILMichael Jacobs So. Pre-Business Lenexa, KSNick Muhlenbruch Jr. Biomedical Engineering Iowa City, IAAndrew Porter Sr. Computer Science Moline, ILJustin Toole Jr. Psychology; Health & Sports Studies Council Bluffs, IA
Men's Golf (3)Name Year Major HometownZack Anderson Sr. Finance/Marketing Iowa City, IASam Christensen Jr. Integrative Physiology Waterloo, IADan Holterhaus Sr. Interdepartmental Studies Hiawatha, IA
Women's Golf (2)Name Year Major HometownAlison Cavanaugh So. Finance Littleton, COJill Marcum Sr. Economics Clarinda, IA
Rowing (14)Name Year Major HometownAnnette Allard So. English/Spanish Pass Christian, MOKatelyn Davy-Traynor Jr. Interdepartmental Studies Chemainus, British ColumbiaMegan Erickson So. Nursing Ankeny, IADani Harris Jr. Microbiology Marshalltown, IAEmily Katalinich So. Communication Studies Springfield, ILKristin Kelly Jr. Speech & Hearing Science Brockville, CanadaBrittany Keyes Sr. Athletic Training Stillman Valley, ILMolly Lynch So. Biology Wheaton, ILHannah Miller Jr. Speech & Hearing Science Leaf River, ILKatie Ouellette Jr. Nursing Duluth, MNSheila Rinozzi So. Pre-Athletic Training Chicago, ILCourtney Spears So. Journalism & Mass Communications Rockford, ILEmily Vinson So. Nursing Boulder, COMelissa Wordelman Jr. Art Ada, MN
Softball (4)Name Year Major HometownLindsey Digmann So. Health & Sports Studies/History Marion, IASummer Downs Sr. Health & Sports Studies San Diego, CAColleen McGlaughlin Jr. Actuarial Science Morton, ILErin Riemersma Jr. Finance/Management Orland Park, IL
Men's Tennis (6)Name Year Major HometownPatrick Dwyer So. Marketing Franksville, WIReinoud Haal So. Pre-Business Heemstede, NetherlandsGregory Holm Jr. International Studies/French Omaha, NETommy McGeorge So. Pre-Business Tucson, AZMat Sawin Sr. Finance Alberta, CanadaBart van Monsjou Sr. Industrial Engineering Oirschot, Netherlands
Women's Tennis (5)Name Year Major HometownJennifer Barnes Jr. Marketing Bettendorf, IAMerel Beelen Jr. Chemical Engineering Grubbenvorst, NetherlandsKayla Berry Sr. Communication Studies Brisbane, AustraliaJacqueline Lee Sr. Interdepartmental Studies Canton, OHMilica Veselinovic Sr. Health & Sport Studies/German Sombor, Serbia
Men's Track (13)Name Year Major HometownBrendan Camplin Jr. Biomedical Engineering Batavia, ILA.J. Curtis Jr. Math/Secondary Education Brodhead, WICannon Dolan Jr. Marketing/Finance Independence, IALee Elbert Sr. Communication Studies Whittemore, IAJesse Luciano So. Pre-Business Villa Park, ILMark Mankivsky So. Management Information Systems Naperville, ILEric MacTaggart Sr. Music/Secondary Education Glen Ellyn, ILAndy Napier Sr. History/Secondary Education Antioch, ILRyan Niver Sr. Health & Sport Studies Mason City, IAJay Renaud Jr. History/Secondary Education Mt. Prospect, ILMark Schaapveld Sr. Management Iowa City, IABrice Wilson Jr. Mechanical Engineering Wichita, KSBobby Windauer Jr. Art/Health & Sport Studies Iowa City, IA
Women's Track (7)Name Year Major HometownKrista Anderson Jr. Elementary Education Leeds, NDMeghan Armstrong Sr. Integrative Physiology Martinsburg, WVJolly Burke So. Psychology/Sociology Parker, COKatie Ellis So. English/Cinema Barrington, ILMolly Esche Sr. Communication Studies Waukesha, WIRachel Hawks Sr. Biomedical Engineering Marshalltown, IARhonda-Kaye Trusty So. Biology Brampton, Ontario