Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

The purpose of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is to give student-athletes the opportunity to be an active voice within ICA and the University. This committee will also have a chance to give input on the conference and NCAA level. SAAC will be charged with exploring ways to improve the student-athlete experience through the following mediums:

- Student-Services Programming
- NCAA legislation
- Community involvement
- Student-Athlete Development/Enrichment
- Academics

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2019-120 SAAC Executive Board


Lauren Robeck

        Kayla Contreras
Vice President
Cross Country
        Connor Cochrane
Men's Soccer

Melanie Darges

Executive Events Coordinator


Ashlyn Dalton

Community Engagement Rep
Cross Country

Tayah Cross




2019-20 SAAC Roster
Lauren Robeck, Volleyball, President
Kayla Contreras, Women's Cross Country, Vice President
Connor Cochrane, Men's Soccer, Secretary
Melanie Darges, Softball, Special Events Coordinator, 
Ashlyn Dalton, Community Engagement Coordinator
Tayah Cross, Women's Tennis, At-Large 
Josh Madole, Baseball
Greg Hardison, Baseball
Zack Budzik, Baseball
Khyre Thompson, Men's Basketball
Mohammed Abdulsalam, Men's Basketball
Ben Buben, Men's Golf
Justin Emmons, Men's Golf
Ricky Zarri, Men's Soccer
Connor Cochrane, Men's Soccer
Cameron Belk, Men's Cross Country
Dalton Miles, Men's Cross Country
Jordan Gontram, Softball
Melanie Darges, Softball
Lauren Robeck, Volleyball
Maria Esch, Volleyball
Holly Behrends, Volleyball
Louisa Tichy, Women's Golf
Tara Bettle, Women's Golf
Cienna Rideout, Women's Soccer
Rachel Rouse, Women's Soccer
Tayah Cross, Women's Tennis
Hanna Giddings, Women's Tennis
Sophia Adams, Women's Tennis
Alexis Pitchford, Women's Basketball
Tori Powell, Women's Basketball 
Nico Grewe, Men's Tennis
Logan Blaser, Men's Tennis
Ashlyn Dalton, Women's Cross Country 
Kayla Contreras, Women's Cross Country 

Kristin Rusboldt, Advisor
Cole Henderson, Advisor