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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.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – The University of Northern Iowa softball team picked up a 9-8 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes Wednesday at Bob Pearl Field. UNI (26-18 overall, 12-11 MVC) escaped a late comeback attempt from the Hawkeyes (15-27-1 overall, 8-12 Big Ten) after an eight-run rally in the bottom of the sixth. Chelsea Ross […]
That’s how many games Iowa had won in a row over Michigan State heading into Friday night’s contest at Pearl Field, the Spartans last winning in April of 2006. That was eight years ago, when there were still 11 schools in the Big Ten, Twitter wasn’t a website, and AMC was practically still a movies-only channel.
Two weeks ago, the Iowa softball team lost four of its last five games heading in to Big Ten play. They were outscored 7-0 in back-to-back losses before their first conference series.
For Iowa softball player Brianna Luna, timing meant everything against Iowa State on Wednesday. She smacked a mammoth solo home run to lead off the bottom of the fifth inning despite facing a strong crosswind that was blowing to right field. She also had a run-scoring single in the third inning as Iowa collected 13 […]