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Women's track

  • 11 NCAA Div. III individual championships
  • 1982 NCAA Div. III team title
  • Nine top-25 team finishes since 2002
  • Four 2015 indoor All-Americans

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Letterwinners

 

2016 returning letterwinners

Andie Arthofer

Jr.
Distance
Senior HS
Dubuque, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:27.47
1,000 meters - 3:16.73
1 Mile - 5:33.78
3,000 meters - 11:13.69

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:25.64
1,500 meters - 5:04.38
3,000 meters - 11:30.36
3,000 steeplechase - 11:53.92

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference (2014 indoor/outdoor, 2015 indoor/outdoor)
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2015)

Iowa Conference results
2014 indoor: 3rd, 4x800 relay; 5th, distance medley relay
2014 outdoor:
3rd, 4x800 relay
2015 indoor: 3rd, 4x800 relay; 4th, distance medley relay
2015 outdoor: 3rd, 4x800 relay; 4th, 3,000 steeplechase

Kendra Conforti

So.
Distance
Dubuque HS
Dubuque, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Mile - 6:02.12

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:29.32

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Abi Davis

Sr.
Sprints
Dowling Catholic HS
Des Moines, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 7.16
60 meters - 7.59 (SR)
200 meters - 25.51
400 meters - 58.28
Long jump - 15-2.75

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 11.89 (SR)
200 meters - 24.37 (SR)
400 meters - 56.35

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
NCAA All-American (2014 indoor/outdoor, 2015 indoor)
All-Iowa Conference (2014 indoor/outdoor, 2015 indoor/outdoor)
Iowa Conference Most Valuable Track Performer (2015 indoor)
Iowa Conference female athlete of the week
(Dec. 7, 2015; April 12, 2015; March 1, 2015)
Iowa Conference indoor track events performer of the week
(Feb. 1, 2016; Dec. 7, 2015; March 1, 2015; Feb. 15, 2015; Feb. 23, 2014,)
Iowa Conference outdoor track events performer of the week
(May 3, 2015; April 12, 2015; May 4, 2014; April 20, 2014; April 13, 2014;)
team, Most Valuable Performer (2014, 2015)

Iowa Conference results
2014 indoor: 1st, 55 meters; 2nd, 200 meters; 2nd, 4x400 relay; 2nd, 4x100 relay
2014 outdoor: 2nd, 100 meters; 2nd, 200 meters; 2nd, 4x400 relay; 5th, 4x100 relay
2015 indoor: 1st, 60 meters; 1st, 200 meters; 1st, 4x200 relay; 2nd, 4x400 relay
2015 outdoor: 1st, 100 meters; 1st, 200 meters; 1st, 4x100 relay; 1st, 4x400 relay

NCAA results
2014 indoor: 2nd, 60 meters; 15th, 200 meters
2014 outdoor: 2nd, 200 meters; 4th, 100 meters; 2nd, 4x400 relay; 15th, 4x400 relay
2015 indoor: 4th, 60 meters; 5th, 200 meters; 4th, 4x400 relay
2015 outdoor: 11th, 4x400 relay; 11th, 100 meters; 13th, 200 meters

Ashlee Downs

Sr.
Sprints, jumps
Valley HS
Urbandale, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 7.58
60 meters - 8.15
400 meters - 1:01.12
Long jump - 17-5.5

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 13.29
200 meters - 26.29
400 meters - 58.14
Long jump - 17-6.75

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
all-Iowa Conference (2015 indoor/outdoor)
Iowa Conference indoor track events performer of the week
(Jan. 25, 2016)


Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor: 1st, long jump; 2nd, 4x400 relay;
2015 outdoor: 1st, 4x400 relay; 1st, long jump; 5th, 400 meters

NCAA results
2015 indoor: 11th, 4x400 relay

Emma Drees

Jr.
Multi-events
Waukee HS
Waukee, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:31.29
55 hurdles - 9.05
60 hurdles - 9.71
Long jump - 16-5.75
High jump - 5-1
Shot put - 29-10.75
Pole vault - 8-0.5
Pentathlon - 3,082

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
200 meters - 26.90
800 meters - 2:32.49
100 hurdles - 15.58
400 hurdles - 1:07.65
Long jump - 16-8
High jump - 5-0.5
Shot put - 29-11
Javelin - 86-8
Heptathlon 4,145

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2015 indoor)
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2015)

Iowa Conference results
2014 indoor: 6th, pentathlon, 8th long jump
2014 outdoor: 4th, heptathlon; 7th, high jump
2015 indoor: 3rd, high jump; 3rd pentathlon
2015 outdoor: 5th, heptathlon, 7th, long jump

Regan Engleman

So.
Sprints
Adel De Soto HS
Adel, Iowa


Career indoor bests
400 meters - 1:00.14

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
200 meters - 26.46
400 meters - 59.81

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor: 4th, distance medley relay; 8th, 400 meters

Abby Fyfe

So.
Distance
Pella HS
Pella, Iowa


Career indoor bests

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
5,000 meters - 21:17.14
10,000 meters - 44:19.49

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Cassidy Gornick

Jr.
Distance
Norwalk HS
Norwalk, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Mile - 5:51.28
3,000 meters - 11:59.63
5,000 meters - 20:38.64

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
3,000 meters - 11:44.77
5,000 meters - 20:19.63
10,000 meters - 42:54.27

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2015)

Heidi Heckenberg

Sr.
Distance
Harry D. Jacobs HS
Algonquin, Ill.


Career indoor bests

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Evie Kammeyer

So.
Distance
Urbandale HS
Urbandale, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Mile - 5:27.43
3,000 meters - 10:56.19
5,000 meters - 19:34.57

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
1,500 meters - 5:04.84
3,000 meters - 11:42.82
5,000 meters - 19:30.13
3,000 steeplechase - 11:58.51

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor:
7th, 3,000 meters

 

Morgan Koenigs

Jr.
Multi-events
Maple Valley-Anthon Oto HS
Mapleton, Iowa


Career indoor bests
600 meters - 1:42.82
800 meters - 2:29.86
55 hurdles - 9.56
60 hurdles - 10.44
Long jump - 16-8
High jump - 5-1
Shot put - 31-3
Pentathlon - 3,038

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
200 meters - 26.55
400 meters - 1:01.15
800 meters - 2:30.75
100 hurdles - 16.74
Long jump - 16-10.75
High jump - 5-1
Shot put - 31-3.75
Javelin - 110-10.25
Heptathlon - 4,202

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2015)

Iowa Conference results
2014 outdoor: 7th, high jump; 8th, heptathalon
2015 indoor: 4th, pentathlon; 8th, high jump
2015 outdoor: 6th, heptathlon; 6th, high jump; 8th, javelin

 

Merissa Larson

So.
Multi-events
Maple Valley-Anthon Oto HS
Mapleton, Iowa


Career indoor bests
800 meters - 2:40.22
55 hurdles - 9.53
60 hurdles - 10.26
Long jump - 13-11
High jump - 4-6
Shot put - 20-1.5
Pentathlon - 2,225

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
200 meters - 28.68
800 meters - 2:44.27
100 hurdles - 16.91
400 hurdles - 1:11.07
Long jump - 13-11
High jump - 4-6
Shot put - 22-7
Javelin - 64-10.75
Heptathlon - 3,085

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

April McCarthy

Sr.
Throws
Stoughton HS
Stoughton, Wis.


Career indoor bests
Show put - 36-5.5
Weight throw - 44-6.25

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Shot put - 36-7
Hammer throw - 135-1
Discus throw - 121-1
Javelin - 74-7

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters

Iowa Conference results
2013 indoor:
6th, weight throw
2014 indoor: 8th, weight throw
2014 outdoor: 6th, hammer throw
2015 outdoor: 6th, discus

Holly McKinney

So.
Distance
Interstate 35 HS
Saint Charles, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Mile - 5:23.25
3,000 meters - 11:25.93

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
1,500 meters - 4:50.91
3,000 meters - 11:26.99
3,000 steeplechase - 11:30.06
5,000 meters - 19:53.27

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
all-Iowa Conference (2015 outdoor)

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor:
5th, mile
2015 outdoor:
2nd, 3,000 steeplechase

 

Brooke Napolitano

So.
Throws
Marysville HS
Marysville, Ohio


Career indoor bests
Shot put - 24-6.25
Weight throw - 30-11

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Discus throw - 68-5.5
Hammer throw - 111-9

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Caitlin Novak

So.
Distance
Linn-Mar HS
Marion, Iowa


Career indoor bests
Mile - 6:21.20

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:40.92
1,500 meters - 5:24.08

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Kate Patton

So.
Sprints
Murray HS
Murray, Iowa


Career indoor bests
60 meters - 7.95
200 meters - 26.03
300 meters - 43.15

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 12.52
200 meters - 26.44

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
NCAA all-American (2015 indoor)
all-Iowa Conference (2015 indoor/outdoor)
team, Most Valuable Freshman (2015)

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor: 1st, 4x200; 5th, 60 meters
2015 outdoor: 1st, 4x100; 5th, 100 meters

NCAA results
2015 indoor: 4th, 4x400

 

Elin Phipps

Sr.
Mid-distance
Boone HS
Boone, Iowa


Career indoor bests
600 meters - 1:45.80
800 meters - 2:16.20
1,000 meters - 3:02.75
Mile - 5:12.05

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
400 meters - 1:02.64
800 meters - 2:13.97
1,500 meters - 4:45.57
3,000 meters - 11:27.39

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2013 indoor/outdoor, 2014 indoor)
Iowa Conference outdoor track events performer of the week
(March 31, 2013)
team, Most Valuable Freshman (2013)
team, Flying Dutch Award (2014)

Iowa Conference results
2013 indoor: 3rd, 800 meters; 3rd, 4x800 relay
2013 outdoor:
2nd, 800 meters; 3rd, 1,500 meters
2014 indoor: 3rd, 800 meters
2014 outdoor: 4th, 800 meters

 

Monica Ruiz

Sr.
Sprints
Hudson HS
Hudson, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 meters - 7.53
60 meters - 8.25
200 meters - 26.87
400 meters - 1:02.82

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 12.49
200 meters - 26.22
400 meters - 1:01.27

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2014 indoor/outdoor, 2015 outdoor)
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2014, 2015)

Iowa Conference results
2013 outdoor:
5th, 4x100 relay
2014 indoor: 2nd, 4x200 relay; 6th, 200 meters
2014 outdoor: 2nd, 4x400 relay; 5th, 4x100 relay
2015 outdoor: 1st, 4x100 relay

NCAA results
2014 outdoor: 15th, 4x400 relay

 

Abby Saladino

Sr.
Hurdles
North Scott HS
Long Grove, Iowa


Career indoor bests
55 hurdles - 9.01
60 hurdles - 9.50
200 meters - 28.29

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
100 meters - 13.76
200 meters - 27.23
100 hurdles - 15.13

Awards/honors
Three varsity letters

Iowa Conference results
2015 indoor:
7th, 60 hurdles

 

Anna Shaw

So.
Sprints
Morning Star Academy HS
Bettendorf, Iowa


Career indoor bests
100 meters - 13.31
200 meters - 27.59

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

Madeline Smith

So.
Multi-events
Cedar Falls HS
Cedar Falls, Iowa


Career indoor bests
400 meters - 1:12.75
800 meters - 2:57.10
55 hurdles - 9.27
60 hurdles - 10.02
Long jump - 15-4.25
Shot put - 21-4.75
Pentathlon - 1,733

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
200 meters - 30.00
800 meters - 3:20.93
100 hurdles - 16.98
Long jump - 14-5
High jump - 4-5
Shot put - 21-4
Javelin - 89-0.75
Heptathlon - 2,655

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Shelbi Stimpson

Sr.
Jumps
Grundy County R-V HS
Galt, Mo.


Career indoor bests

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Triple jump - 32-7
Javelin - 74-6

Awards/honors
One varsity letter
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2014)

Iowa Conference results
2013 outdoor:
8th, triple jump

 

Lorell Stuht

Jr.
Throws
Loveland HS
Loveland, Colo.


Career indoor bests
Weight throw - 52-11 (SR)

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
Discus - 126-4
Hammer throw - 160-10

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2015 indoor/outdoor)
Iowa Conference women's indoor field events performer of the week
(Feb. 8, 2016; Feb. 8, 2015)
team, Most Valuable Freshman Award (2014)

Iowa Conference results
2014 indoor: 5th, weight throw
2014 outdoor:
8th, discus throw
2015 indoor: 2nd, weight throw
2015 outdoor: 1st, hammer throw; 5th, discus throw

 

Kasey Wiedmaier

Jr.
Distance
Indianola HS
Indianola, Iowa


Career indoor bests
600 meters - 1:45.21
800 meters - 2:22.42
Mile - 5:52.68

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
400 meters - 1:03.32
800 meters - 2:25.88
1,500 meters - 5:09.35
3,000 meters - 11:56.26

Awards/honors
Two varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference (2014 outdoor, 2015 indoor/outdoor)

Iowa Conference results
2014 indoor: 5th, distance medley relay
2014 outdoor:
3rd, 4x800 relay
2015 indoor: 3rd, 4x800 relay, 4th, distance medley relay; 5th, 800 meters
2015 outdoor: 3rd, 4x800 relay

 

Jennifer Zoutte

So.
Sprints
Southeast Polk HS
Altoona, Iowa


Career indoor bests
600 meters - 1:49.24
800 meters - 2:30.68

 

 

 

 

Career outdoor bests
800 meters - 2:29.08
1,500 meters - 5:29.08

Awards/honors
One varsity letter

 

Central College