Schulte Named Lott IMPACT Trophy Candidate

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior safety Quinn Schulte has been named a candidate for the 2024 Lott IMPACT Trophy. The announcement was made Friday by The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation.

The Lott IMPACT Trophy, entering its 21st year, is awarded to the student-athlete who best exemplifies the characteristics of Ronnie Lott by making an IMPACT on and off the field. IMPACT is an acronym for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity.

Schulte (6-foot-1, 209 pounds) is returning for his sixth season in the black and gold this fall. The former walk-on started all 27 games for the Hawkeyes the last two seasons, amassing 136 total tackles, 12 passes defended and two interceptions.

The Hawkeye graduate earned honorable mention All-Big Ten recognition for his play on the field in 2023. Schulte, who is currently on a pre-dental track, was an Academic All-American and was a National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society honoree last season. The native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been named to the all-conference academic team each of the last four years.

Off the field, Schulte has participated in several volunteer activities, including Safe Haven Animal Shelter, Community Crisis Services and Food Bank, Hazel Point School, Hawk the Vote, Center for Advancement and Student Athlete Academic Services.

Former Hawkeye linebacker Josey Jewell won the Lott IMPACT Trophy in 2017, while defensive back and return specialist Cooper DeJean was a semifinalist for the award in 2023.

The Lott IMPACT Trophy winner will be announced at a gal, black-tie event at The Pacific Club on Dec. 8, in Newport Beach, California.