Decorah's Kassie Hoyme named to the track and field scholar-athlete team for the Missouri Valley Conference

Posted: Thu, May 24, 2018 10:17 AM
Second from left Kassie Hoyme with teammates (photo courtesy of Deb Hoyme)

Missouri Valley Conference recently announced the 2018 Track and Field Scholar Athlete Team. Decorah's Kassie Hoyme had the honor of being named on the team.

Student athletes named to the MVC scholar-athlete team had to meet the following criteria: 3.2 GPA, at least a sophomore in academic and athletic standing, and placed in the top eight of an individual event or top three in a relay event at the Indoor or Outdoor Championships.

Hoyme graduated from DHS in 2015 and currently attends Illinois State, majoring in exercise science. Hoyme placed 5th in the shot put Indoors and 4th in Outdoor championships. A total of 24 men and women from Illinois State were named. 11 of those athletes (including Hoyme) were selected to both Indoor and Outdoor Scholar Athlete team.