Catch up on news you may have missed over the weekend


Iowa State defeated Southeast Missouri and Centenary on Friday during their tri-meet at Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones posted a 195.775. 

Emily Clement

Here are some of the big news stories that you may have missed over the weekend:

Friday – 2/3

  • Mitchell Meyers, defensive lineman for Iowa State football, wins Uplifting Athletes Award – Meyers was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in February 2015 and missed the 2015 football season as he went through chemotherapy and radiation. He returned to the field in 2016 as a football team captain. Meyers won the Rare Disease Champions award on Friday and will officially receive the reward on March 10 in Atlantic City.

  • Iowa State Gymnastics pulls out a win in the tri-meet on Friday night – Although the night didn’t start out as the team had hoped, the team had big scores on its beam and floor routines and ultimately won the meet with 195.775 points. Sydney Converse returned to the lineup for the first time in the 2017 season, where her positive energy led the Cyclones to a huge victory.

Saturday – 2/4