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West athletes named to MVC All-Division Track teams

Five individuals, girls’ shuttle hurdle relay earn First-Team honors

North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– The Mississippi Valley Conference (MVC) announced its selections for the 2015 All-Division Track and Field First, Second, Honorable Mention and All Academic teams on Monday, May 18.
In the Valley Division, Linn-Mar’s Nathan Hopp was the girls’ Coach of the Year while Lucy Schneeckloth of Cedar Rapids Jefferson was the Athlete of the Year. Cedar Falls’ Dirk Homewood was the boys’ Coach of the Year with Cedar Falls’ Sam Schillinger and Cedar Rapids Kennedy’s Dalles Jacobus sharing Athlete of the Year.
Iowa City West 2015 MVC Girls Track All-Division Selections:
High jump: Alex Willis, Honorable Mention.
Long jump: Micaela Gravelin, Second Team.
Discus: Leah Dusterhoft, First Team. Zainab Makky, Honorable Mention.
Shot put: Chandler Haight, Second Team. Zainab Makky, Honorable Mention.
400-meter dash: Tia Saunders, Second Team.
800-meter run: Bailey Nock, First Team. Jessie Skopec, Honorable Mention.
1,500-meter run: Bailey Nock, First Team.
3,000-meter run: Bailey Nock, First Team. Claire Ronnebaum, Second Team.
110-meter hurdles: Valerie Welch, First Team. Grace Young, Second Team.
400-meter hurdles: Valerie Welch, First Team. Tia Saunders, Honorable Mention.
4x400-meter relay: IC West (M. Gravelin, E. Benedict, T. Saunders, V. Welch), Honorable Mention.
4x800-meter relay: IC West (T. Saunders, G. Skopec, E. Gretter, J. Skopec), Honorable Mention.
4x100-meter shuttle hurdle relay: IC West (G. Young, H. Roudabush, K. Noibi, V. Welch), First Team.
All-Academic Selections: Haley Roudabush, Emmie Skopec.
Iowa City West 2015 MVC Boys Track All-Division Selections:
100-meter dash: Jacob Sanderson, Second Team.
200-meter dash: Wali Parks, First Team.
400-meter dash: Chris Low, Honorable Mention.
800-meter run: Derek Nugent, First Team. Ian McGillicuddy, Honorable Mention.
1,600-meter run: Ali Ali, Second Team. Matthew Schneider, Honorable Mention.
3,200-meter run: Akash Borde, Second Team. Ali Ali, Honorable Mention.
4x400-meter relay: IC West (D. Nugent, C. Low, X. Koch, W. Parks), Honorable Mention.
4x800-meter relay: IC West (N. Brase, I. McGillicuddy, J. Jensen, D. Nugent), Second Team.
All-Academic Selections: Akash Borde, Josh Jensen, Adam Weis.