Despite the Iowa volleyball team winning no more than 13 matches in a single season since 2009, new coach Bond Shymansky is aiming for the 20-win level this fall as the program begins a transition under the Iowa City native. Hired away from Marquette in January, Shymansky takes over one of the Big Ten’s worst […]
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Bond Shymansky is correct in saying that timing is everything.
Bond Shymansky had always thought about returning to Iowa City.
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 […]