Affolter, Marshall Named March Student-Athletes of the Month

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa student-athletes Sydney Affolter (women’s basketball) and Rivaldo Marshall (men’s track and field) were named March’s Student-Athletes of the Month, the Iowa Student-Athlete Advisory Committee announced.

Affolter helped lead Iowa to a perfect 8-0 record during the month of March, including a Big Ten Tournament Championship and Final Four appearance. The junior from Chicago was named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team and the Albany 2 All-Regional Team. Since Molly Davis’ injury, Affolter is 30-of-53 from the floor, 9-of-15 from three-point range, and 25-of-28 from the free throw line.

Marshall, a native of Kingston, Jamaica, was crowned the indoor NCAA champion in the 800 meters in Boston on March 9, winning the race in 1:46.96. Marshall was named the USTFCCCA Midwest Regional Men’s Athlete of the Year. He was Iowa’s second men’s indoor NCAA champion and first in a running event.