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The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

Vermont forward Alina Gerke (28) races with the ball down the field while Iowa midfielder Dionne van Aalsum chases her during the game against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sept. 15, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Catamounts 5-0.

Iowa field hockey’s Dionne van Aalsum effortlessly transitions into collegiate play

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 19, 2023

First-year Dionne van Aalsum is having one of the best seasons in all of field hockey. The forward leads the nation with 21 goals. She also has scored multiple goals in every single contest this...

Merrimack College back/midfielder, Julie Wester (10) fights for the ball against Iowa Hawkeye midfielder/forward, Sofie Stribos (9) on Sept. 17, 2023 at Grant Field in Iowa City.

Photos: Iowa Field Hockey vs. Merrimack College

Sara Stumpff, Photojournalist September 18, 2023

The Iowa Field Hockey team won, yet again, against Merrimack College, 8-0, at Grant Field, improving their overall record to 8-0, in Iowa City on Sunday. Freshman Rachel Herbine scored her first career...

Iowa’s midfielder/defender Esme Gibson (15) takes the ball during a brief shower against the University of Massachusetts-Lowell at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sept. 10, 2023.

Iowa field hockey finishes non-conference play undefeated in 8-0 victory over Merrimack College

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 17, 2023

The Iowa field hockey team ended its non-conference schedule in dominating fashion, crushing Merrimack College, 8-0, at Grant Field on Sunday.  This marks the second season in three years in which...

Iowa’s forward Dionne van Aalsum (10) defends the ball against University of Massachusetts-Lowell’s forward Ava Clarke (8) during the game against Massachusetts-Lowell at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sept. 10, 2023.

Iowa field hockey continues hot streak with 5-0 shutout over Vermont

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 15, 2023

The No. 1 Iowa field hockey team continued its hot streak to open the season with a 5-0 shutout over Vermont at Grant Field in Iowa City on Friday. The win marks the Hawkeyes’ seventh consecutive...

Iowa goalkeeper Mia Magnotta directs her teammates during a field hockey exhibition match between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field in Iowa City on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 3-1.

Iowa field hockey’s Mia Magnotta uses experience from last season to her advantage

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 12, 2023

Iowa field hockey goalie Mia Magnotta was in a tough situation last season. While she possesses the talent to start at a lot of other programs, she found herself behind fifth-year senior and National...

Iowa’s forward Dionne van Aalsum (10) defends the ball against University of Massachusetts-Lowell’s forward Ava Clarke (8) during the game against Massachusetts-Lowell at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sept. 10, 2023.

Iowa field hockey stays perfect, beats Massachusetts-Lowell

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 10, 2023

The Iowa field hockey team extended its winning streak to six after beating the University of Massachusetts Lowell, 5-1, at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday.  Iowa freshman forward Dionne van...

Iowa’s midfielder/defender Esme Gibson (15) takes the ball during a brief shower against the University of Massachusetts-Lowell at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sept. 10, 2023.

Photos: Iowa Field Hockey vs. UMass Lowell

Sara Stumpff, Photojouranlist September 10, 2023

The Iowa Hawkeyes women’s field hockey team defeated UMass Lowell, 5-1, at Grant Field in Iowa City on Saturday. Dionne van Aaslum scored 4 goals during the game. The Hawkeyes will play against the...

Iowa midfielder Milly Short hits the ball during a field hockey exhibition match between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field in Iowa City on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 3-1, at their first home game of the season.

Iowa field hockey extends win streak, beats Central Michigan in home opener

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 8, 2023

The Iowa field hockey team won its home opener in dominant fashion against Central Michigan on Friday. The Hawkeyes netted eight goals to the Chippewas’ none at Grant Field in Iowa City, and five...

Iowa midfielder Sofie Stribos drives up the field during a field hockey exhibition match between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field in Iowa City on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 3-1, at their first home game of the season.

Iowa field hockey remains undefeated with 2-0 record over New York road trip

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter September 3, 2023

The seventh-ranked Iowa field hockey team stayed perfect with two victories against Fairfield and No. 19 Albany this weekend in Albany, New York.  The Hawkeyes first took down the Fairfield Stags,...

Iowa players cheer for a teammate at an exhibition shootout during a field hockey exhibition match between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field in Iowa City on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 3-1.

Iowa field hockey takes down top-ranked North Carolina in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter August 27, 2023

The seventh-ranked Iowa field hockey team opened their season with victories over No. 12 Wake Forest and No. 1 North Carolina this weekend in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. This...

Iowa midfielder Sammy Freeman prepares to hit the ball during a field hockey exhibition match between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field in Iowa City on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 3-1.

Iowa field hockey to have different look entering 2023 season

Jake Olson, Sports Reporter August 22, 2023

The Iowa field hockey team has a different feel as it kicks off the 2023 season. Joining the 15 players returning to the team this year is a group of eight freshmen who have earned plenty of praise...

Iowa midfielder Sammy Freeman prepares to hit the ball during a field hockey exhibition match between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field in Iowa City on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 3-1.

Photos: Iowa Field Hockey vs. Northwestern

Cody Blissett, Visual Editor August 19, 2023

The Iowa Hawkeyes women's field hockey team defeated the Northwestern Wildcats, 3-2, in an exhibition game at Grant Field in Iowa City on Saturday. Iowa will face Wake Forest this Friday at 5:00 p.m....

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