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Iowa forward Alex Wesneski handles the ball downfield during a field hockey game between Iowa and Providence at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Friars, 3-1.

No. 6 Iowa field hockey takes down No. 1 Northwestern

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter September 23, 2022

The sixth-ranked Iowa field hockey team got revenge on the road Friday afternoon, shutting out No. 1 Northwestern, 2-0, in Evanston. Last season, the Wildcats swept the Hawkeyes in two games. Northwestern...

Iowa defender Anthe Nijziel passes the ball during a field hockey match between No. 6 Iowa and No. 22 Massachusetts at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. Nijziel recorded one goal in the game. The Hawkeyes defeated the Minutewomen, 2-0.

No. 6 Iowa field hockey looking for revenge against No. 1 Northwestern

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter September 22, 2022

Last season, the No. 1 Iowa field hockey team snapped a program-record win streak to Northwestern.  After a 16-0 start, the upstart Wildcats took down the undefeated Hawkeyes, 3-2 at Grant Field on...

Iowa Senior midfielder Esme Gibson watches an Indiana player play the ball during a field hockey match at Grant Field on Friday, Sept 16. The No. 5 Hawkeyes beat the Hoosiers, 5-1.

Iowa field hockey extends win streak, beats Indiana at home

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter September 16, 2022

Iowa field hockey defended Grant Field on Friday afternoon in a 5-1 beatdown on Indiana. Five different Hawkeyes scored goals in the win. Despite the lopsided victory, Iowa head coach Lisa Cellucci...

Iowa forward Annika Herbine moves the ball past a St. Louis defender during a field hockey game between Iowa and St. Louis at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Billikens, 6-0. Herbine recorded one goal and one assist.

Iowa field hockey’s Annika Herbine leads the charge

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter September 13, 2022

Iowa field hockey’s Annika Herbine has stepped up in a big way during her sophomore campaign. The Macungie, Pennsylvania, native has netted five goals and dished out four assists en route to a...

Iowa defender Anthe Nijziel passes the ball during a field hockey match between No. 6 Iowa and No. 22 Massachusetts at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. Nijziel recorded one goal in the game. The Hawkeyes defeated the Minutewomen, 2-0.

No. 6 Iowa field hockey shuts out No. 22 UMass for fourth straight victory

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter September 11, 2022

No. 6 Iowa field hockey held No. 22 UMass scoreless in a 2-0 win at Grant Field on Sunday afternoon. The shutout was Iowa’s third in the past four games. The Hawkeye defense did not allow the...

Iowa players celebrate after a field hockey match between No. 6 Iowa and No. 22 Massachusetts at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Minutewomen, 2-0.

Photos: No. 6 Iowa field hockey vs. No. 22 Massachusetts

Jerod Ringwald, Photojournalist September 11, 2022

The No. 6 Iowa field hockey team defeated No. 22 Massachusetts at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, 2-0. 197 fans attended according to the announced attendance.  During the game, the Hawkeyes received...

Iowa celebrates a goal made by Olivia Frazier and assisted by Sofie Stribos during a field hockey game between Iowa and Providence at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Friars, 3-1.

Photos: Iowa field hockey vs. Providence

Johnny Jarnigan, Photojournalist September 10, 2022

The University of Iowa Field Hockey team played against Providence college on Friday Sept. 9 2022 at Grant Field. Iowa won the game 3-1 scoring one point in the first half and twice in the second. Annika...

Iowa forward Annika Herbine protects the ball as Providence midfielder Lisa McNamara comes in from the left during a field hockey game between Iowa and Providence at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Friars, 3-1.

Iowa field hockey downs Providence

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter September 9, 2022

Iowa field hockey jumped out to an early advantage against Providence on Friday afternoon at Grant Field. The Hawkeyes took the lead just 43 seconds into the contest when senior Sofie Stribos put...

Iowa player Alex Wesneski waits for the ball after scoring a goal during a field hockey game between Iowa and St. Louis at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Billikens, 6-0. Wesneski scored two goals and played 26 minutes.

Iowa field hockey’s Alex Wesneski off to hot start

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter September 5, 2022

For Iowa field hockey’s Alex Wesneski, the ascension from role player to top scorer has been a winding road.  As a true freshman in 2020-21, Wesneski saw playing time in all eighteen games and...

Iowa midfielder Esme Gibson and St.Louis midfielder Lauren Pendergast chase the ball during a field hockey game between Iowa and St. Louis at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Billikens, 6-0. Gibson recorded two assists.

Photos: Iowa field hockey vs. Saint Louis

Daniel McGregor-Huyer, Photojournalist September 4, 2022

The Iowa Hawkeyes defeated the St. Louis Billikens, 6-0, at Grant Field on Sunday, September 4, 2022. The Hawkeyes scored three goals in the first period and attempted 25 shots on goal. Iowa, also, had...

Iowa player Alex Wesneski waits for the ball after scoring a goal during a field hockey game between Iowa and Saint Louis at Grant Field in Iowa City on Sunday, Sept.4, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Billikens, 6-0. Wesneski scored two goals and played 26 minutes.

Iowa field hockey stomps Saint Louis

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter September 4, 2022

The Iowa field hockey team jumped out to an early lead in its 6-0 shutout win over Saint Louis University on Sunday afternoon. The Hawkeyes netted three goals in the first quarter alone. Sophomore...

Iowa forwards Leah Zellner and Alex Wesneski walk back to midfield to prepare for a penalty corner during the first quarter of the Big Ten field hockey tournament quarterfinals against No. 4 Maryland on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Grant Field. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins, 3-0. No. 5 Iowa will go on to play No. 1 Michigan tomorrow afternoon.

Iowa field hockey bounces back against Boston

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter September 2, 2022

The Iowa field hockey team got off to a slow start on Friday afternoon before the goals started piling up. The No. 5 ranked Hawkeyes were held scoreless by Boston University’s back line in the...

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