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Year in review: The top contests of 2019-20 at each Iowa athletic facility

Fans storm the field during a football game between Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Gophers, 23-19, ending Minnesota's undefeated season.
Iowa’s spring seasons ended early and the fall seasons are surrounded by uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The DI looks back at the memorable Hawkeye sports moments from the past year before the cancellations.
July 13, 2020

After spring sports were canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is still uncertainty surrounding whether Iowa will be back in action in the fall. Before sports were canceled, it was a...

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren calls moving to conference-only fall seasons the ‘next logical step’

Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren addresses reporters regarding the cancellation of the 2020 Big Ten men's basketball tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
The first-year commissioner said there's a chance fall sports are not played this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 9, 2020

Kevin Warren officially took over as the Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference Jan. 1, 2020, after Jim Delaney retired. It's been a hectic first year on the job. Warren has been forced to guide...

Another strong season expected for Big Ten women’s soccer

Iowa forward Gianna Gourley fights for possession during Iowa's match against Illinois State on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Red Birds 4-3.
The conference is deep and boasts several teams that should make a run at the NCAA Tournament this fall.
July 6, 2020

The Big Ten historically is one of the best conferences in women’s soccer. In the past 25 years, at least five current Big Ten schools have made the NCAA Tournament in every season but one. This...

Opinion | If capacity is limited at Kinnick, other sports provide alternatives for fans

Iowa setter Brie Orr serves the ball during a volleyball match between Iowa and Washington at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The Hawkeyes were defeated by the Huskies, 3-1.
If some fans are unable or uncomfortable being at Kinnick Stadium this fall, there are other enjoyable opportunities to enjoy Hawkeye sports in person.
June 21, 2020

I am not a fortune teller, but I can tell you that the fall athletic season experience for fans at Iowa will look different. With social distancing guidelines recommended across campus when feasible,...

Iowa soccer coaches, players ready for game-changing facility

Fan watch during Iowa's match against Illinois State on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Red Birds 4-3.
In the fall of 2021, the Iowa soccer program will have a new facility by its soccer field.
June 16, 2020

For years, the Iowa soccer program has had its operations scattered across campus. Coaches have offices in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, locker rooms are in the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center, and...

State Board of Regents approves new UI women’s soccer complex

The Iowa Soccer Complex is seen during a women's soccer match between Iowa and Western Michigan on Thursday, August 22, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Broncos, 2-0.
The University of Iowa presented the budget and project plans for a new women’s soccer complex to the regents at their Thursday meeting.
June 4, 2020

In a virtual meeting Thursday, the state Board of Regents approved the budget and project plans for a proposed University of Iowa project for a new women’s soccer complex on campus. The $3.9 million...

UI asking regents to approve new women’s soccer complex

The Iowa Soccer Complex is seen during a women's soccer match between Iowa and Western Michigan on Thursday, August 22, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Broncos, 2-0.
The UI is seeking the state Board of Regents' approval of the project description and budget for a new two-story, 8,400 square foot women's soccer facility.
May 29, 2020

The University of Iowa is asking the state Board of Regents to approve the project and budget for a new women's soccer complex facility. This $3.9 million proposed project, unveiled Friday in regents...

Lineup preview: Iowa soccer

Iowa forward Samantha Tawharu fends off Rutgers midfielder Gabby Provenzano during the Iowa v Rutgers soccer game at the Iowa Soccer Complex on Friday, October 11, 2019. The Hawkeyes fell to the Scarlet Knights 0-1.
With 13 seniors gone from last year's team, there will be many new faces in the 2020 starting lineup.
May 6, 2020

Last fall was an exciting time at the Iowa Soccer Complex. The Iowa soccer team went 15-5-1 and earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament for only the second time in program history. The team’s 13...

Iowa soccer making strides in unusual offseason

Iowa defender Samantha Cary tries to keep the ball in play during Iowa's match against Illinois State on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Red Birds 4-3.
After starting their spring season with practices and games, the Hawkeyes continue being together and improving virtually.
April 27, 2020

Lost in the midst of Hawkeye sports missing competitions during the COVID-19 pandemic is soccer. No, it didn’t miss out on a regular season or postseason like some other sports, but its spring...

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.
The NCAA and Big Ten Conference both announced Thursday afternoon that all future tournaments and sporting events will be canceled due to coronavirus concerns.
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,...

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.
In addition to its announcement of a fanless 2020 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament, the conference announced that fans would be barred from all its spring and winter sports.
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,...

Iowa soccer ends season in NCAA Tournament against Kansas

Ohio State players console defender Marine Mousset following the Iowa versus Ohio State game at the University of Iowa Soccer Complex on Sunday, October 27, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Buckeyes 2-1 in double overtime.
A second half goal from the Jayhawks ended the Hawkeyes season in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
November 17, 2019

The Iowa soccer team’s season came to an end on Saturday as it lost at Kansas, 1-0, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Hawkeyes finished their season with a 15-5-1 record. In the 70th...

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