Sixty-two Hawkeyes were named Academic all-Big Ten for the 2008 spring season.
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 Hometown Tyson Blaser So. History/Secondary Education Taylor Ridge, IL Nick Erdman Jr. Chemical Engineering Cedar Rapids, IA Ben Geelan Sr. Political Science/Health & Sports Studies Algona, IA Kevin Hoef Jr. Pre-Business Troy, IL Michael Jacobs So. Pre-Business Lenexa, KS Nick Muhlenbruch Jr. Biomedical Engineering Iowa City, IA Andrew Porter Sr. Computer Science Moline, IL Justin Toole Jr. Psychology; Health & Sports Studies Council Bluffs, IA
Men's Golf (3) Name Year Major Hometown Zack Anderson Sr. Finance/Marketing Iowa City, IA Sam Christensen Jr. Integrative Physiology Waterloo, IA Dan Holterhaus Sr. Interdepartmental Studies Hiawatha, IA
Women's Golf (2) Name Year Major Hometown Alison Cavanaugh So. Finance Littleton, CO Jill Marcum Sr. Economics Clarinda, IA
Rowing (14) Name Year Major Hometown Annette Allard So. English/Spanish Pass Christian, MO Katelyn Davy-Traynor Jr. Interdepartmental Studies Chemainus, British Columbia Megan Erickson So. Nursing Ankeny, IA Dani Harris Jr. Microbiology Marshalltown, IA Emily Katalinich So. Communication Studies Springfield, IL Kristin Kelly Jr. Speech & Hearing Science Brockville, Canada Brittany Keyes Sr. Athletic Training Stillman Valley, IL Molly Lynch So. Biology Wheaton, IL Hannah Miller Jr. Speech & Hearing Science Leaf River, IL Katie Ouellette Jr. Nursing Duluth, MN Sheila Rinozzi So. Pre-Athletic Training Chicago, IL Courtney Spears So. Journalism & Mass Communications Rockford, IL Emily Vinson So. Nursing Boulder, CO Melissa Wordelman Jr. Art Ada, MN
Softball (4) Name Year Major Hometown Lindsey Digmann So. Health & Sports Studies/History Marion, IA Summer Downs Sr. Health & Sports Studies San Diego, CA Colleen McGlaughlin Jr. Actuarial Science Morton, IL Erin Riemersma Jr. Finance/Management Orland Park, IL
Men's Tennis (6) Name Year Major Hometown Patrick Dwyer So. Marketing Franksville, WI Reinoud Haal So. Pre-Business Heemstede, Netherlands Gregory Holm Jr. International Studies/French Omaha, NE Tommy McGeorge So. Pre-Business Tucson, AZ Mat Sawin Sr. Finance Alberta, Canada Bart van Monsjou Sr. Industrial Engineering Oirschot, Netherlands
Women's Tennis (5) Name Year Major Hometown Jennifer Barnes Jr. Marketing Bettendorf, IA Merel Beelen Jr. Chemical Engineering Grubbenvorst, Netherlands Kayla Berry Sr. Communication Studies Brisbane, Australia Jacqueline Lee Sr. Interdepartmental Studies Canton, OH Milica Veselinovic Sr. Health & Sport Studies/German Sombor, Serbia
Men's Track (13) Name Year Major Hometown Brendan Camplin Jr. Biomedical Engineering Batavia, IL A.J. Curtis Jr. Math/Secondary Education Brodhead, WI Cannon Dolan Jr. Marketing/Finance Independence, IA Lee Elbert Sr. Communication Studies Whittemore, IA Jesse Luciano So. Pre-Business Villa Park, IL Mark Mankivsky So. Management Information Systems Naperville, IL Eric MacTaggart Sr. Music/Secondary Education Glen Ellyn, IL Andy Napier Sr. History/Secondary Education Antioch, IL Ryan Niver Sr. Health & Sport Studies Mason City, IA Jay Renaud Jr. History/Secondary Education Mt. Prospect, IL Mark Schaapveld Sr. Management Iowa City, IA Brice Wilson Jr. Mechanical Engineering Wichita, KS Bobby Windauer Jr. Art/Health & Sport Studies Iowa City, IA
Women's Track (7) Name Year Major Hometown Krista Anderson Jr. Elementary Education Leeds, ND Meghan Armstrong Sr. Integrative Physiology Martinsburg, WV Jolly Burke So. Psychology/Sociology Parker, CO Katie Ellis So. English/Cinema Barrington, IL Molly Esche Sr. Communication Studies Waukesha, WI Rachel Hawks Sr. Biomedical Engineering Marshalltown, IA Rhonda-Kaye Trusty So. Biology Brampton, Ontario