The Daily Iowan

Unsung Hawkeyes anchoring team’s top two events

CHARLIE GREEN

April 7, 2015

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It’s been a pretty good year for senior Will Albert. The native of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada,  recently got engaged to his girlfriend of three years, and he will immediately begin training for the Pan American games following...

McCaffery honored by Coaches vs. Cancer

DI STAFF

April 7, 2015

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Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery was give the Coaches vs. Cancer Champion Award on Sunday in Indianapolis. The award is given annually to a coach engaged in the Coaches vs. Cancer program through “fundraising, education, and...

Point/Counterpoint: Who will win the World Series?

DI STAFF

April 7, 2015

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Major League Baseball’s Opening Day has come and gone, and in honor of summer being right around the corner, three DI staffers debate the preseason favorite to win the fall classic. Los Angeles Dodgers As of Monday, the official L...

Hawkeyes can’t clear bases, fall to Illlini

JORDAN HANSEN

April 6, 2015

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Three times during its 12-7 series finale loss to Illinois, the Hawkeye softball team left the bases loaded, failing to muster a single hit. Iowa (12-30, 3-8) went 0-for-4 at the plate with the bases loaded during the last ...

Gyerman’s offensive surge much needed for Hawks

CHARLIE GREEN

April 6, 2015

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With Iowa softball ranking at or near the bottom of the Big Ten in every major offensive category, Sammi Gyerman’s big weekend couldn’t have come soon enough. Entering the April 2 game with Western Illinois, the re...

Iowa brooms Purdue

IAN MURPHY

April 6, 2015

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Iowa baseball brought the brooms out for the second time in conference play with a sweep of Purdue over the weekend. The Hawkeyes won the first two games, 9-1 and 10-5, and punctuated the weekend with a 4-1 victory Sunday. The...

GymHawks finish fifth at Auburn Regional

CHARLIE GREEN

April 6, 2015

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The Iowa women’s gymnastics team finished fifth among the six teams at the Auburn NCAA Regional on April 4, scoring 194.475. Iowa failed to advance to the NCAA finals, marking an end to the team’s season. The GymHawks...

Tracksters wrap up competition

MARIO WILLIAMS

April 6, 2015

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The Iowa track and field team divided for various competitions this past weekend, competing at the Florida Relays in Gainesville, Florida, along with the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, California. Florida Relays Some members of the s...

Men’s tennis splits matches

DI STAFF

April 6, 2015

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For the second weekend in a row, the No. 68 Iowa men’s tennis team (11-6, 3-3) split a pair of Big Ten matches. On April 3, the Hawkeyes took on Purdue (4-14, 0-6) in West Lafayette, Indiana, and came out with a convincing...

Iowa fails to win over weekend, drops to Minnesota, Wisconsin

JOSH HICKS

April 6, 2015

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The Iowa women’s tennis team started its two-match weekend with a loss against No. 59 Minnesota in Minneapolis, 6-1, on April 4. Iowa couldn’t secure the doubles point, losing at the No. 2 and No. 3 spots. The Hawkeyes...

Men’s golf takes fifth at Thunderbird Invitational

KYLE MANN

April 6, 2015

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The Iowa men’s golf team played in Tempe, Arizona, over this past weekend and took fifth place at Arizona State’s Thunderbird Invitational. Action began at Karsten Golf Course on April 3, and the 42nd-ranked Hawkeyes opened...

Messy fifth inning downs Hawks

JORDAN HANSEN

April 3, 2015

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The top of the fifth inning in Thursday’s game against Western Illinois was one to forget for the Iowa softball team. In 14 at-bats, the Leathernecks scored 10 runs, and the Hawkeyes were forced to use three different p...