Congratulations to the 2019 inductees to the Iowa Lakes Athletics Hall of Fame.
Iowa Lakes was proud to honor the following student athletes at the induction ceremony on April 5, 2019. Each of these athletes made a lasting impact during their time at Iowa Lakes.
Anthony Anderson, Basketball 1990-1992
Aly Bowers, Softball 2006-2008
Darren Kelderman, Football 1983-1985
Troy Larson, Basketball 1991-1993
Julia Nealer, Softball 2009-2011
Cayla Vimr, Volleyball 2010-2012
Anthony Anderson had a successful career at Iowa Lakes. His sophomore year he led the Lakers to a 2nd place finish at the National Tournament and an overall record of 32-6 . He led the team in scoring with 18 points per game and finished with 1,001 career points. He was named 1st Team All-Region both his freshman and sophomore years. He is 1st in all-time steals at 120.
Aly did have a tremendous impact on her team from the start. She is the single season record holder in complete games at 33 and games pitched at 47. She is also in the top 5 for career wins at 54, innings pitched at 434.1, strikeouts 430, games pitched 74, and shutouts 16. She led the team to a 91-29 record in her time at Iowa Lakes. She led the team in ERA both as a freshman at 2.03 and as sophomore at 1.3. Her proudest achievement is leading the team to the National Tournament her sophomore year. During her time at Iowa Lakes, Aly earned numerous honors including, 1st Team All-Region both freshman and sophomore years, 2nd Team NJCAA All-American freshman year, 3rd team NJCAA All-American sophomore year, and 2nd team NFCA All-American sophomore year.
Darren holds many single season records at Iowa Lakes including passes attempted at 452 and pass completed at 195. He also holds the single season record for passing yards at 2,909 and touchdown passes in a season at 27. He holds the record for passing yards for a game at 514 and touchdown passes in a game at 7.
Troy earned many honors and awards throughout his time at Iowa lakes. He was named to the All-Tournament team at the national tournament and MVP at the regional tournament. His sophomore year he was named 1st team All-Region and 1st team NJCAA All-American. Career records include 7th all-time in scoring with 1,054 points and 2nd all-time in assists with 463. He is 6th and 7th for most free throws made in a season with 145 his sophomore year and 142 his freshman year. He is 5th all-time in single season free throw percentage at 82.1% and 4th highest for assists in one game at 15.
Julia led her team to a 3rd place finish at the 2010 national tournament. She was named 1st team All-Region and 1st team NFCA All-American her freshman year. She was also ranked the #1 pitcher in the NJCAA, when she allowed just 28 earned runs. That year she was 1st in the NJCAA in ERA with .77, 2nd in wins with 33, 3rd in strikeouts at 341 and innings pitched at 254, and 7th in strikeouts per inning with 1.34. She is 3rd all-time at Iowa Lakes with 38 career wins and 379 career strikeouts. She is 5th all-time in career shutouts with 13. She is the single season record holder for innings pitched at 254, strikeouts at 280, and ERA at .77.
Cayla earned 2nd team All-Region honors while playing. She graduated from Iowa Lakes with both an associate of science and an associate of arts before transferring to NCAA Division II Northern Michigan University. After playing at Northern Michigan for a year, Cayla decided to return to Iowa Lakes to pursue her education in nursing.
Iowa Lakes appreciates the contributions of these outstanding student athletes.