Top accolades for two student-athletes – News
Basketball player Mary Crompton ’21 and golfer Ali Schrock ended their season on a high note as their teams advanced to NCAA play and they each garnered high honors for their success as student-athletes.
Sharpshooter Crompton is one of 16 women’s basketball student-athletes to be named a College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American for the 2021-2022 season. A redshirt junior from Iowa City, Iowa, she is the second Redbird in program history to earn the honor. She was named the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year. A Robert G. Bone Scholar, she earned a degree in three years and is completing her master’s degree in biology.
Schrock is a junior from Pontiac on the golf team studying insurance, finance and law. She also was named a MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She was a MVC Elite-17 Award winner as the top GPA among the golfers in the top-15 at the conference championships. Schrock led the Redbirds in scoring average at 74.8 strokes per round, which is the third-lowest scoring average in program history and the 10th lowest in MVC history.