Introducing Iowa State's 2017-18 FARM STRONG SQUADThe Iowa State Cyclones and the Iowa Farm Bureau are proud to celebrate farmers and all Iowans who summon the strength to do more, be more. Those individuals who don't have an ounce of quit in them. Those who are Farm Strong.
Celia Barquin is one of the most decorated golfers in Iowa State history, earning First-Team All-Big 12 honors twice in her career. She owns three of the top-eight single-season scoring marks in school history and ranks in the top-10 in career top-10 finishes.
Annabella Bonadonna has been a steady competitor in two seasons playing for the Cyclone tennis team, averaging 40 wins per season.
Bridget Carleton had a breakout sophomore campaign for the Cyclones. Her impressive play earned her a unanimous selection to the All-Big 12 First-Team, as she led the Cyclones to another NCAA Tournament appearance.
A 4.0 student, and an All-Big 12 athlete, Alexis Conaway has been one of the most efficient hitters in ISU volleyball history.
Jalen Ford broke a personal barrier last season when he cleared 7-feet in the high jump for the first time. He ended the season as a First Team All-American.
Anne Frisbie had a breakout sophomore campaign, earning All-Midwest Region honors, All-Big 12 honors and leading the Cyclones to a Big 12 team title.
Sam Harms arrived at Iowa State as a walk-on but he played in all 12 games last fall, providing the Cyclones with tough blocking ability on the line.
Tripp Kinney posted the fifth-best rookie scoring mark in school history in 2016-17, helping the Cyclones to an 18th-place finish at the NCAA Championship. Tripp made the Big 12 Academic All-Rookie team in 2017.
An eight-time All-American and three-time Big 12 champion, Jhoanmy Luque’s determination to get to Iowa State and improve once in Ames has made her one of the top jumpers in ISU history, the NCAA and in her native Venezuela.
Laura Miksch was the Cyclones’ top sprinter for the 2016-17 season as she went on to break three school records in her junior campaign. Miksch earned First-Team All-Big 12 honors for her hard work in the pool.
John Nownes was a great asset to Martin Smith's lineup in 2016, and was also exceptional in the classroom, earning Academic All-Big 12 recognition.
As the captain of the Iowa State gymnastics team, Kelsey Paz earned or tied career highs on every single event in 2017. She has been on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll every semester while at Iowa State and is a two-time Academic All-Big 12 First-Team recipient.
Logan Schaben started all 58 games of her freshman campaign at shortstop for the Cyclones, collecting five RBIs and scoring 14 runs in 2017.
Colin Strickland has been an outstanding leader in the Iowa State wrestling room both on and off the mat during his five-year career at Iowa State.
Stella Maris Strohman is a two-time Academic All-Big 12 First Team member and has been a key figure of the ISU midfield during her career. She scored her first career goal on Oct. 8, 2017 vs. Oklahoma State.
Solomon Young provided a lift for the Cyclone men’s basketball team last season when he joined the starting lineup. The team went 10-2 and he averaged 6.3 points and 4.7 rebounds as a starter