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Spring-sport athletes to receive extra year of eligibility, winter-sport athletes denied

Players prepare to take the field during the baseball game against Nebraska at Duane Banks Field on Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Cornhuskers defeated the Hawkeyes, 3-2.

Pete Ruden, Pregame Editor

March 30, 2020

It's been a tough and unprecedented time for student-athletes who compete at the Division I level. On Monday, some received some good news while others did not. The NCAA Division I Council approved a blanket waiver for all spring-sport athletes to receive an extra year of eligibility after...

NCAA postseason events, Big Ten events canceled

Fans leave the game after the men's basketball game against Western Carolina at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The Hawkeyes defeated the Catamounts 78-60.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020 is a day sports fans will not soon forget. The sports world seemed to stop spinning Thursday afternoon as NCAA announced that it would not conduct any of its postseason championships, including the NCAA Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments. The Big Ten Conference then...

Big Ten to conduct winter and spring sporting events without fans

University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta dresses Faculty Senate members during a Faculty Senate meeting on Oct. 29, 2019.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday evening that fans will not be granted entry to any of its remaining 2020 winter or spring events. Those granted access include student-athletes, coaches, credentialed media, and immediate family members of event participants. Sports affected inclu...

Hawkeyes participate in three weekend meets

Iowa gymnast Lauren Guerin performs her floor routine during the Gymhawks' home opener on Jan. 11 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

March 9, 2020

Iowa women’s gymnastics opened the weekend Friday night with a 196.425-196.225 win against in-state rival, Iowa State. The Hawkeyes had not beaten the Cyclones since 2017. The Hawkeyes had strength in numbers on the uneven bars, earning a season-high 49.200 team score. Texas native Macke...

Iowa gymnastics prepped for busy weekend

Iowa’s all-around Bennet Huang performs his floor routine during a gymnastics meet at Carver Hawkeye Arena against Minnesota and the University of Illinois at Chicago on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. The Hawkeyes won with a final team score of 400.00. Huang earned a score of 14.000.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2020

Both the Iowa men’s and women’s gymnastics teams have a full weekend ahead, which includes facing off against a ranked Big Ten contender for the men and a double-header against an in-state rival and Big 12 competition for the women. Coming off of an abnormal draw to Illinois, the No. 9 Iow...

Men’s gymnastics ties with Illinois

Iowa gymnast Bennet Huang celebrates after dismounting the pommel horse during a gymnastics meet against Minnesota and Illinois-Chicago on Saturday, Feb 2, 2019. The Golden Gophers won the meet with a total score of 406.400 with the Hawkeyes scoring 401.600 and the Flames scoring 355.750.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

March 1, 2020

The No. 9 Iowa men’s gymnastics team tied at 403.050 with the No. 6 Illinois Fighting Illini Sunday afternoon at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The equal draw brought the Hawkeyes’ record to 1-2-1, with a steady .500 mark in the Big Ten Conference. “I don’t think it has even happened in the histo...

Hawkeye men’s gymnastics continues Big Ten stretch

Iowa all-around Bennet Huang puts chalk on his hands during a Men’s gymnastics meet against The University of Minnesota and the University of Illinois at Chicago. The Hawkeyes won with a final team score of 400.00. Huang scored a total of 14.00 on his floor routine.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

February 27, 2020

The No. 10 Iowa men’s gymnastics team hosts Big Ten rival No. 6 Illinois inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena on March 1. The previous matchup between the two resulted in a 398.800-410.450 loss for the Hawkeyes last season. Junior Bennet Huang leads the Hawkeyes in the all-around with a season-high 81.05...

Ninth-ranked men’s gymnastics shines against Minnesota

Iowa gymnast Brandon Wong performs on the rings during a gymnastics meet against Minnesota and Illinois-Chicago on Saturday, Feb 2, 2019. The Golden Gophers won the meet with a total score of 406.400 with the Hawkeyes scoring 401.600 and the Flames scoring 355.750.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

February 3, 2020

The Iowa men’s gymnastics team defeated Minnesota and the Illinois-Chicago Flames with a team score of 400.00 — the team’s second highest of the season — on Feb. 1, followed by Minnesota at 397.950 and UIC at 355.600. The Hawkeyes are currently ranked ninth in the country for men’s gymna...

Iowa gymnastics continues Big Ten schedule at Nebraska, Penn State

Iowa gymnast Lauren Guerin performs her floor routine during the Gymhawks' home opener on Jan. 11 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

January 23, 2020

Big Ten competition is about to commence as the Iowa men’s and women’s gymnastics teams continue into the third week of the season. The men head to Nebraska this weekend to compete against the Cornhuskers in their Big Ten début. Nebraska, who is currently 3-1, lost to the Hawkeyes last ...

Iowa brings home three All-Americans in men’s gymnastics

Jake Brodarzon competes on the rings during men's gymnastics Iowa vs. Nebraska at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Feb. 23, 2018.

Sarah Altemeier, Sports Reporter

April 21, 2019

Last season, five Iowa gymnasts competed on the second day of the NCAA Championships. Iowa increased this number by three in 2019, sending eight Hawkeyes to Day 2. Iowa barely missed competing on Day 2 as a team after finishing fourth during Session 2 on April 19. The Hawkeyes finished with a score...

Iowa gymnastics ready to avenge Big Ten performance at NCAAs

Nick Merryman gets ready to compete on the parallel bars during day two of the Big Ten Men's Gymnastics Championships in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on April 6, 2019. Gymnasts competed in individual competitions. Merryman placed 36th overall with a score of 13.600 on the parallel bars.

Sarah Altemeier, Sports Reporter

April 18, 2019

The Iowa men’s gymnastics team will begin competition tonight in Champaign, Illinois, for the NCAA Championships. This year’s competition will be the 50th anniversary of the 1969 men’s gymnastics team winning Iowa’s first national championship. The Hawkeyes won with a score of 161.175.  This season’...