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Stanley, Greenlee named Big Ten Medal of Honor winners

Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley calls out assignments during the 2019 SDCCU Holiday Bowl between Iowa and USC in San Diego on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. This was Stanley's final game in an Iowa uniform.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 28, 2020

Two Hawkeye seniors have been named Big Ten Medal of Honor winners. The University of Iowa Department of Athletics announced Tuesday that quarterback Nate Stanley and rower Hannah Greenlee had both been honored. The Medal of Honor is the Big Ten Conference's most exclusive award, recognizing excel...

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...

Iowa rowing posts program’s best finish at NCAAs

The Iowa varsity 8 crew looks to their supporters on the shore as they row back to the dock at the end of the first session of a women's rowing meet on Lake MacBride on Saturday April 13, 2019.

Pete Ruden, Sports Editor

June 2, 2019

Hawkeye rowing finished its season on June 2 in Indianapolis with an impressive showing at the NCAA Championships. All three of Iowa’s boats placed in the top 20, and the 1 Varsity 8 boat’s ninth-place finish topped the program’s all-time chart. The Hawkeyes finished 13th as a team with 63 points. “We...

Iowa rowers go global

The Iowa varsity 8 crew looks to their supporters on the shore as they row back to the dock at the end of the first session of a women's rowing meet on Lake MacBride on Saturday April 13, 2019. Iowa won 3 out of 12 races with the varsity 8 crew winning both races for the day.

Sarah Altemeier, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2019

The fact that Naomi Visser is a freshman on the Iowa rowing team competing in one of the Varsity 1 boats is unique. That she is more than 4,000 miles from home, however, is not. Visser and junior Eve Stewart are both from Amsterdam, and they both have helped the 1V8 boat to a successful regular season. T...

Koenigsfeld goes from running to rowing

The Iowa varsity 8 crew looks to their supporters on the shore as they row back to the dock at the end of the first session of a women's rowing meet on Lake MacBride on Saturday April 13, 2019.

Sarah Altemeier, Sports Reporter

April 30, 2019

The Iowa rowing team’s 1 Varsity 8 boat has demonstrated it’s a force, and Hunter Koenigsfeld has played a key role. Koenigsfeld wasn’t always a member of the Hawkeye rowing squad, though. The junior ran cross-country and track in high school and originally wanted to continue running in colleg...

Hawkeye rowing records solid finish at Longhorn Invitational

The Iowa varsity 8 crew looks to their supporters on the shore as they row back to the dock at the end of the first session of a women's rowing meet on Lake MacBride on Saturday April 13, 2019.

Sarah Altemeier, Sports Reporter

April 28, 2019

The Iowa rowing team traveled to Austin, Texas, over the weekend for the Longhorn Invitational. Texas won the event, and Virginia came in second. The Hawkeyes finished third, defeating No. 16 Indiana. The finish wasn’t a bad one considering the quality of teams at the meet: No. 4 Texas, No. 10 Virginia,...

Hawkeye rowing looking for consistency in Austin

Iowa's second varsity crew rows back after losing to Wisconsin by 6.07 seconds in the first session of a women's rowing meet on Lake MacBride on Saturday April 13, 2019. Iowa won 3 out of 12 races with the varsity 8 crew winning both races for the day.

Sarah Altemeier, Sports Reporter

April 25, 2019

The No. 13 Iowa rowing squad was supposed to travel to Rhode Island last weekend, but the event was canceled because of high winds and thunderstorms in the forecast on the Seekonk River, where crews had been scheduled to compete. The Hawkeyes took their two weeks off from competition to refocus. “I...

Getting to know Iowa rowing’s coxswains

An Iowa coxswain waves to the Iowa tents as her boat heads back after a race in the first session of a women's rowing meet on Lake MacBride on Saturday April 13, 2019. Iowa won 3 out of 12 races with the varsity 8 crew winning both races for the day.

Sarah Altemeier, Sports Reporter

April 17, 2019

Most people know the general role athletes play on their respective sports teams. Wide receiver? Catches passes. Point guard? Makes plays and handles the ball. Goalie? Guards the goal. But what does a coxswain do? The coxswain sits at the stern of the boat, navigating the rowing crew through the ri...

DITV Sports: Iowa Rowing Feature

Iowa's second varsity crew rows back after losing to Wisconsin by 6.07 seconds in the first session of a women's rowing meet on Lake MacBride on Saturday April 13, 2019. Iowa won 3 out of 12 races with the varsity 8 crew winning both races for the day.

Jonathan Rawson, TV Sports Reporter

April 16, 2019

Hawkeye rowing has success, room for improvement at lone home meet

The Iowa varsity 8 crew looks to their supporters on the shore as they row back to the dock at the end of the first session of a women's rowing meet on Lake MacBride on Saturday April 13, 2019.

Sarah Altemeier, Sports Reporter

April 14, 2019

The Iowa rowing team hosted Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Indiana at Lake Macbride in the Big Ten Double Dual on April 13 for the team’s first home meet since 2016. The Hawkeyes picked up victories in novice and varsity boats. "It was great to be able to hold a home event,” head coach Andrew Carter...