Former Gov and Lady Gov Honored

Former Pierre Governor & Simpson Storm soccer player Garrett Pochup was named the 2017 All-Iowa Conference’s Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive yearon Tuesday.

Pochup became just second player in conference history to earn the award in back-to-back seasons and is the only two-time MVP winner in school history.

Pochup finished his final season with the Storm scoring 17 goals, 7 assists and 41 points. Pochup’s 7 goals and 41 points led the conference. Pochup was also named to the 2017 All-Iowa Conference team on Tuesday.


Former Pierre Lady Governor Nikki Farnsworth was named to the All- Great Plains Athletic Conference 2nd team on Tuesday.

A sophomore at Northwestern College in Iowa, Farnsworth played in all 20 games this season and led the team in goals with 8. Northwestern finished the year with a 11-6-3 record.