The Daily Iowan

Hawks men’s basketball still seeking improvement

CHARLIE KAUTZ

March 3, 2009

Iowa head coach Todd Lickliter isn’t losing his patience. He admitted Monday he didn’t have very much to begin with. Now in his 23rd month leading the Hawkeye basketball program, Lickliter’s calendar has again changed with...

Young men’s swimmers see a very bright future

JON LINDER

March 3, 2009

The Iowa men’s swimming and diving team took home ninth place at the Big Ten championships over this past weekend in West Lafayette, Ind., with a team score of 144. Sophomore swimmer Conor Dwyer led the Hawkeyes throughout...

Several medal for Iowa at men’s track Big Tens

ZACH SMITH

March 3, 2009

Despite a ninth-place finish at the Big Ten indoor championships last weekend at Penn State’s Ashenfelter Multisport Facility, the Iowa men’s track and field team managed to put several athletes on the medal stand. The Hawkeyes...

Women’s track finding some bright spots

JAKE KRZECZOWSKI

March 3, 2009

Finishing last at the Big Ten indoor championships is not what Iowa women’s track and field head coach Layne Anderson expected when his squad left for Bloomington, Ind., on Feb. 26. But with a team short on experience and numbers,...

Point-counterpoint: Which Iowa wrestling team is better — 2008 or 2009?

DI SPORTS STAFF

March 3, 2009

2008 Is it really fair to compare the two teams? Last year’s wrestling team actually won both the Big Ten and NCAA championships. This year’s squad has yet to do either, and by default, it is the lesser of the pair. It...

Women’s tennis bounces back in conference-opener

ROBBIE LEHMAN

March 2, 2009

Fans at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex cheered with joy and applauded the hard work of the Iowa women’s tennis team Sunday as it came from behind to upset No. 52 Minnesota, 4-3, in its first Big Ten match of the...

Hoopsters tie for second, Iowa women set record

MIKE BROWNLEE

March 2, 2009

Seniors Wendy Ausdemore, Megan Skouby, and Kristi Smith entered the Big Ten record books Sunday afternoon as the Iowa women’s basketball team beat Northwestern, 86-79, in Evanston, Ill. A Skouby 18-foot jumper with 15:06 left...

GymHawks hang on to win on Senior Night against Maryland

EVELYN LAU

March 2, 2009

Feb. 28 might have been designated Senior Night for the Iowa women’s gymnastics team, but the underclassmen carried the 21st-ranked GymHawks to a 194.875-192.175 victory over No. 25 Maryland in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa sophomore...

Men’s tennis dominates against DePaul

AMIE KIEHN

March 2, 2009

After the Iowa men’s tennis team clinched its sixth win of the season against DePaul on Feb. 28, the Hawkeyes say they feel elated. “The team is on cloud nine right now,” Iowa freshman Will Vasos said. “We’ve had a...

Women’s basketball team wins fifth straight game

JEFF PAWOLA

February 27, 2009

The Iowa women’s basketball team won its fifth-consecutive game on Senior Night Thursday, defeating Illinois, 69-56, in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes (19-9, 12-5) also won their fifth-straight game, the longest victory...

Last call for five senior hoopsters

MIKE BROWNLEE

February 27, 2009

With 3:11 left in what turned out to be the Hawks’ 69-56 victory over Illinois, the five Iowa basketball seniors took the floor together for the first time since they were all freshmen — and for the last time in their Hawkeye...

Hickey eyes 3rd title at Big Tens

ZACH SMITH

February 27, 2009

John Hickey’s showing at the 2008 Big Ten indoor championships in Minneapolis, in which he captured his second Big Ten title in the shot put with a toss of 61-93⁄4, is not one he will soon forget. As only the fourth Hawkeye...