Iowa’s last winning season came in 2000. But first-year coach Bond Shymansky has already spoke about hanging an NCAA banner in the gym. “Our ultimate goal is to win a national title,” Shymansky said. “A lot of that starts today with this group.” His first job to reach that plateau — changing the attitudes about […]
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All-Americans, school-record setters, national tournament qualifiers, national team members and a scoring champion, the University of Iowa women’s athletic teams had all of those this season.
Bond Shymansky is correct in saying that timing is everything.
Bond Shymansky had always thought about returning to Iowa City.
Bond Shymansky made a homecoming today when he was introduced as Iowa’s new volleyball coach. Iowa announced Friday that Shymansky, an Iowa City native, was hired to replace Sharon Dingman as the Hawkeye coach. Shymansky has deep ties to Iowa high school and college volleyball. He graduated from Iowa in 1995. He was a freshman […]
From Iowa sports information: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa Director of Athletics Gary Barta has announced Bond Shymansky as the new head coach of the Hawkeye volleyball program. Shymansky, a UI alum and Iowa City native, is the 9th head coach of the program. “The Big Ten is the most competitive volleyball conference […]
By John Naughton firstname.lastname@example.org IOWA CITY, Ia. — Rachael Bedell pursued a simple volleyball plan Friday. Wake up, then win. Bedell hammered a match-high 18 kills to beat Drake 25-12, 24-26, 25-18, 25-13 in a match that started at noon at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Friday’s match, as well as today’s noon start vs. Western Illinois are […]
BY JOHN NAUGHTON Iowa’s Sharon Dingman has been a head coach for 22 years. But that long career hasn’t stopped her from experimenting with different volleyball systems. The Hawkeyes, who have seven players with starting experience returning, have plenty of talent and depth. Dingman has tested a new two-setter offense known as the 6-2, a […]