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Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren calls moving to conference-only fall seasons the ‘next logical step’

Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren addresses reporters regarding the cancellation of the 2020 Big Ten men's basketball tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

July 9, 2020

Kevin Warren officially took over as the Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference Jan. 1, 2020, after Jim Delaney retired. It's been a hectic first year on the job. Warren has been forced to guide the Big Ten through the COVID-19 pandemic, which has included canceling the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tourn...

Opinion | If capacity is limited at Kinnick, other sports provide alternatives for fans

Iowa setter Brie Orr serves the ball during a volleyball match between Iowa and Washington at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The Hawkeyes were defeated by the Huskies, 3-1.

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter

June 21, 2020

I am not a fortune teller, but I can tell you that the fall athletic season experience for fans at Iowa will look different. With social distancing guidelines recommended across campus when feasible, it’s safe to say they will be recommended for fans as well if there are Hawkeye sports. It is...

Iowa field hockey’s successful run likely to continue next season

Iowa forward Maddy Murphy steals the ball during a field hockey game between Iowa and Duke at Grant Field on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The Hawkeyes were defeated by the Blue Devils, 2-1 after two overtime periods.

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter

June 14, 2020

Iowa has a successful field hockey tradition, and in recent years the Hawkeyes have again become one of the best programs in the country. Though the Hawkeye field hockey team has historically been respectable, in the last couple seasons the program made a mark nationally. Head coach Lisa Cellu...

Field hockey named DI’s Women’s Team of the Year

Iowa midfielder Katie Birch looks to pass during a field hockey match between Iowa and California on Friday, September 13, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Bears, 4-2.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

March 30, 2020

After a conference title, a Big Ten Tournament championship, and a trip to the Elite Eight, Iowa field hockey is The Daily Iowan’s 2019-20 Women’s Team of the Year. The 2019 season was promising from the start for the Hawkeye field hockey team. Iowa was ranked in the top 10 in the nation ...

Field hockey falls to North Carolina in NCAA Tournament

Iowa midfielder Sofie Stribos runs with the ball during a field hockey game between Iowa and Duke at Grant Field on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The Hawkeyes were defeated by the Blue Devils, 2-1 after two overtime periods.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

November 17, 2019

A North Carolina goal by Feline Guenther, scored on a transition play in the 46th minute of action, proved to be the game-winning score and ultimately ended Iowa field hockey’s impressive season. The Tar Heels defeated the Hawkeyes 2-1 on Sunday to advance to the final four of the NCAA Tournament....

Iowa field hockey hangs on to beat Duke in NCAA Tournament

Iowa players celebrate their victory during a field hockey game between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field on Saturday Oct. 26, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 2-1.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

November 15, 2019

The Hawkeyes are one step closer to a national championship. After a crushing loss earlier in the year at the hands of Duke, No. 6 Iowa defeated the eighth-ranked Blue Devils Friday afternoon in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. The Hawkeyes will...

Field hockey out for revenge against Duke

Iowa forward Maddy Murphy passes the ball during the Iowa field hockey match against Rutgers on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 at Grant Field. The Hawkeyes beat the Scarlet Knights 2-1.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2019

Back on Sep. 15, Duke handed the Hawkeye field hockey team its second loss of the young season, defeating Iowa in heartbreaking fashion after the Blue Devils’ Hannah Miller scored a sudden-death goal to beat Iowa 2-1 in double overtime at Grant Field. Today, the sixth-ranked Hawkeyes have a second...

Strong, steady defense lifts Iowa field hockey as it heads to NCAA tournament

Iowa midfielder Katie Birch looks to pass during a field hockey match between Iowa and California on Friday, September 13, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Bears, 4-2.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

No team has scored more than three times in any game this season against the sixth-ranked Iowa field hockey team. That impressive statistic is due in part to the steady play of senior goalkeeper Leslie Speight, but more so because of the Hawkeyes’ entire defensive unit. “Our goalkeeping is...

Iowa field hockey wins Big Ten Tournament

Iowa forward Maddy Murphy jumps to block a pass during a field hockey game between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field on Saturday Oct. 26, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 2-1.

Anna Kayser, Sports Editor

November 10, 2019

The No. 2 seed Iowa field hockey team didn’t need more than 23 extra seconds after regulation ended to clinch the Big Ten Tournament title on Sunday, 1-0, against five-seeded Penn State. Freshman Esme Gibson ran the ball along the right sideline before passing it into the circle. Iowa’s leading...

Iowa field hockey headed to Big Ten title game

Iowa players celebrate a goal during a field hockey game between Iowa and Columbia at Grant Field on Sunday, September 8, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Lions, 3-1.

Robert Read, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2019

For the second-straight year, Iowa field hockey is headed to the Big Ten title game. The No. 7 Hawkeyes defeated No. 14 Northwestern, 2-1, on Nov. 9 at the Penn State Field Hockey Complex. The seventh-seeded Wildcats struck first with a goal in the second minute of the first quarter on a penalty corne...

Field hockey advances to Big Ten semifinals

Iowa forward Leah Zellner keeps the ball away from a Northwestern player during a field hockey game between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field on Saturday Oct. 26, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 2-1.

Robert Read, Assistant Sports Editor

November 7, 2019

The second-seeded Iowa field hockey team downed seventh-seeded Ohio State 4-1 on Thursday in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal. With the win, the Hawkeyes advance to the conference tournament semifinals for the second straight year. "It’s incredible to move onto [the semifinals],” senior...

Iowa field hockey’s journey back to the Big Ten Championship begins

Iowa forward Maddy Murphy shoots toward the goal, scoring the winning point of the field hockey game between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field on Saturday Oct. 26, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 2-1.

Anna Kayser, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

Last season, Iowa field hockey entered the Big Ten Tournament as the No. 6 seed and made its way to the championship. This year, as the co-Big Ten regular season champions, the Hawkeyes aren’t underdogs. To get to this point hasn’t been easy. Ten of Iowa’s 17 games have come against ranked opponents...