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54 Hawkeyes Named Academic All-Big Ten

54 student-athletes from nine different sports were honored.

54 student-athletes from nine different sports were honored.

June 2, 2005

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IOWA CITY - The Big Ten Conference has announced that 54 University of Iowa student-athletes have been named to the 2005 spring Academic all-Conference team. The list includes student-athletes from baseball (8), softball (6), men's golf (2), women's golf (2), women's rowing (11), men's tennis (3), women's tennis (1), men's track (8), 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 grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Baseball (8)
Name	        Year	Major	                    Hometown
Neal Coleman	SO       Pre-Business                 Cedar Rapids, IA
Brian Furlong	SR       Communications Studies       Iowa City, IA
Tim Gudex	         JR       Finance		           Appleton, WI
LJ Mims	         JR	Psychology		  Bettendorf, IA
Mike Mogard	SO	Health & Sports Studies
                           Pre-Dentistry	           Marshalltown, IA
Casey O'Rourke	SO	Open			  Williamsburg, IA
Aaron Reasland	JR	Science Education
                           Secondary Ed.		  Lisbon, IA
Austin Seward	JR	Exercise Science		  Cedar Rapids, IA

Softball (6) Name Year Major Hometown Sami Baugh SO Health & Sports Studies Pre-Law Johnston, IA Lisa Birocci SR English Secondary Education Des Moines, IA Mindy Heidgerken SO Journalism, Art Long Grove, IA Stacy May JR Accounting, Physics Reno, NV Abby Ruff SR Health & Sports Studies, Pre-Physicians Assist. Garwin, IA Jenna Spratt SO Interest/Nursing Oxford, IA

Men's Golf (2) Name Year Major Hometown Bennet Hammerberg SR Pre-Business Cedar Rapids, IA Andrew Tiedt JR Accounting Cedar Rapids, IA

Women's Golf (2) Name Year Major Hometown Lauren Cole SR Accounting Eldridge, IA Political Science Shannon Fleming SR Health & Sports Studies Spanish Murrieta, CA

Women's Rowing (11) Name Year Major Hometown Megan Conner SO Pre-Medicine West Des Moines Ashley Gustafson SO Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Excercise Science Cherokee, IA Emily Lewis SO International Studies Iowa City, IA Sophie Nielsen SO Pre-Business Perth, Australia Carolyn O'Meara SO Pre-Journalism, Brockville, Ont. International Studies Jessica Reid SO Pre-Social Work West Des Moines Vanessa Sheehan SR Journalism, English Oak Lawn, IL Nicole Stob SR Health & Sports Studies, Sociology Tinley Park, IL Michelle Trannel SR Biomedical Engineering Eas Dubuque, IL Emily Vail SR Exercise Science, Pre-Med Mahtomedi, MN Emily Wagstrom SR Exercise Science, Pre-Med Faribault, MN

Men's Tennis (3) Name Year Major Hometown Scott Elwell SO Pre-Business Lawrence, KS Chaitu Malempati JR Psychology Pre-Medicine Windsor, Ontario Aaron Schaechterle SO Pre-Business Oconomowoc, WI

Women's Tennis (1), Name Year Major Hometown Hilary Tyler SO Communications Studies Grand Junction, CO

Men's Track and Field (8) Name Year Major Hometown Andy Banse GR Health & Sports Studies Strawberry Point Tim Brodersen JR Art, Secondary Education Vermillion, SD Adam Hamilton JR Exercise Science Mildford, NH Dan Haut JR Finance Lockport, IL Shane Maier SO Health & Sports Studies Storm Lake, IA Jason Nolting JR Health & Sports Studies Preston, IA Matt O'Hollearn SR Management, Polit. Science Johnston, IA Josh Tweedy SR Biomedical Engin., Pre-Med. Waukon, IA

Women's Track and Field (13) Name Year Major Hometown Allison Billhardt SO Interest Elemen. Ed. Elmhurst, IL Sarah Burgett SO Biology, Pre-Medicine Coal Valley, IL Jennifer Capista JR Accounting Shorewood, IL Katie Donlon JR English, Art Schaumburg, IL Aisha Hume SR Exer. Science Pre-Physical Therapy Oropouche, Trinidad Tiffany Johnson SO Open Danville, IL Christine Kotarba SO Elementary Education Elmhurst, IL Jordan Laney SO Pre-Business Hinsdale, IL Monica Mims SO African American Studies Iowa City, IA Health & Sports Studies Erin O'Hern SO Political Science Johnston, IA Peaches Roach SO Pre-Dentistry Kingston, Jamaica Erin Sheeley SO Business Postville, IA Michelle Sokol SR Journalism, Art Chariton, IA