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Former Cedar Rapids Prairie prep Spencer Young (right) is a freshman on the Simpson men’s soccer team and leads the team in scoring. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
Former Cedar Rapids Prairie prep Spencer Young (right) is a freshman on the Simpson men’s soccer team and leads the team in scoring. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

A periodic looks at former Gazette-area athletes and where they are now.

Iowa colleges — Members of the Central College men’s cross country team include Patrick Gorkow and Eli Miller of Van Horne (Benton Community), Jeremy Fopma of Marion and Nathan Sanders of Williamsburg. Fopma placed sixth at the Les Duke Invitational with an 8K time of 26 minutes, 39 seconds ... Spencer Young of Cedar Rapids (Prairie) is a freshman on the Simpson men’s soccer team and leads the team with five goals and 12 points through 10 games ... Aroni Niyakia (Washington) and Logan Serbousek (Prairie) of Cedar Rapids are members of the Central men’s soccer team, along with Joel Collett of Walford (C.R. Prairie) ... the Coe women’s soccer roster includes Sydney Schroder (City High), Carlin Morsch (West) and Lizzy Ward (City High) of Iowa City, Shalyn Kinney (Jefferson), Morgan Petsche (Kennedy), Erica Kelly (Marion) and Brylee Bastian (Xavier) of Cedar Rapids, Karyle Waterman of Marion (Linn-Mar) and Regan Dufoe of Center Point (Center Point-Urbana) ... The Kirkwood volleyball rosters includes Alexa Aldrich-Ingram of Iowa City (City High), Madi Wagaman and Sami Johnson of Springville and Chloe McNeese of Marion (Linn-Mar) ... Shelby Cook (Kennedy) and Megan Grimm (Prairie) of Cedar Rapids are freshmen on the Luther women’s tennis team ... Morgan Barnard of Keystone (Benton Community) is a junior the Cornell women’s cross country team ... Jess Callahan of Cedar Rapids (Xavier) is a member of the Luther volleyball team ... The Central football roster includes Logan Seeley of Anamosa, Drew Kithcart of Atkins (Benton Community), Blade Durbala of Blairstown (Benton Community), Cooper Johnson of Cedar Rapids (Kennedy), Deryck Cleppe of Chelsea (Belle Plaine), Tom Adolph of Coralville (I.C. West), Nathan Fitzgerald of Elkader (Central), Ed Henning of Hartwick (HLV), Andrue Wright of Independence, Hunter Robinson of Lisbon, Cody Fields of Lowden (North Cedar), Austin Carney of Marengo (Iowa Valley), Tylor Newhouse of Marion (Linn-Mar), Nathan Daniels of North Liberty (I.C. West). Louis Kriegel of Victor (HLV), Billy Friis of West Branch and Gavin Ritchie and Dayne Gustafson of Williamsburg ... Jon Andersen (Kennedy), Colton Forster (Marion), Mahlon Steepleton (Xavier) and Cameron Steffens (Prairie) of Cedar Rapids are members of the Mount Mercy men’s cross country team, along with Michael Marshall of Center Point (Center Point-Urbana) and Hunter Filloon of Toledo (South Tama) ... Kaitlin Niedert of Independence, Carlee Ketchum of Manchester (West Delaware), Madi Meier of Cedar Rapids (Kennedy), Haley Poula of West Branch and Erica Armstrong of Guttenberg (Clayton Ridge) are members of the Upper Iowa volleyball team ... Jackie Fowler of Coggon (North Linn) is a member of the Wartburg women’s cross country team, along with Tessa Fields of Lowden (North Cedar), Kylie Kelchen of Cascade, Shaelyn McEnany of Independence and Allisa Neubauer of Swisher (C.R. Prairie) ... McKenna Lloyd of Cedar Rapids (Xavier), Jenny Wick of Iowa City (Regina), Emma Snyder of Anamosa and Sarah Seele of West Liberty are members of the Loras women’s soccer team.

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