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Iowa soccer shuts out Maryland on senior day

Iowa midfielder Isabella Blackman runs down the field during a women's soccer match between Iowa and Maryland at the Iowa Soccer Complex on Sunday, October 13, 2019. The Hawkeyes shut out the Terrapins, 4-0.
Behind an unassisted corner kick goal, the Hawkeyes won 4-0 on senior day for their fifth Big Ten win.
October 13, 2019

Off her left foot on a corner kick, sophomore defender Riley Whitaker got her first goal of the season as she bent the ball into the net during the 32nd minute on Sunday. “The wind was a big factor,”...

Iowa soccer falls to Rutgers 1-0

Defender Hannah Drkulec fights for the ball during a game against Virginia Commonwealth University on Sep 2, 2018. The Hawkeyes won the match 2-0. (Megan Nagorzanski/The Daily Iowan)
Iowa lost a close game to Rutgers on Friday, but will have no time to dwell on the loss with another tough opponent ahead.
October 11, 2019

The toughest two-game stretch of the season did not get out to the start Iowa soccer wanted, as the team lost 1-0 to No. 19 Rutgers. The loss brings Iowa’s record down to 12-3 overall (4-3 in the Big...

Iowa soccer ready for tough weekend slate

Iowa defender Hannah Drkulec navigates the field during a women's soccer match between Iowa and Western Michigan on Thursday, August 22, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Broncos, 2-0.
Coming off of a victory against Michigan State, Iowa soccer faces Rutgers and Maryland this weekend.
October 10, 2019

The toughest two-game stretch of the year is coming for the Iowa soccer team, as it faces Rutgers at 7 p.m. tonight and Maryland at 1 p.m. Sunday. Both games are at the Iowa Soccer Complex. The Scarlet...

Iowa soccer’s Tawharu makes impressive impact in her first season

Iowa Forward Samantha Tawharu moves the ball during the Iowa Women’s Soccer game versus Northwestern at the Hawkeye Soccer Complex in Iowa City on Sunday, September 29, 2019. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes 2-1 in overtime.
The New Zealand native is tied for third in points on the team and brings a new style of play that has helped its success so far.
October 7, 2019

Eight thousand miles. That’s approximately how far it is from Auckland, New Zealand, to Iowa City.  Such a distance might seem too great for someone to travel to play a sport, but that’s not the...

Iowa soccer wins 3-0 at Michigan State

Iowa players hug after a goal during a soccer game between Iowa and Illinois on Sept. 26, 2019 at the Iowa Soccer Complex. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini, 3-1.
With the Big Ten’s leading scorer out for the game, the Iowa soccer team took advantage of the Spartans and won its 4th Big Ten game this season
October 6, 2019

For the first time all season, the Iowa soccer team won a Big Ten game on a Sunday after shutting out Michigan State, 3-0, on the road.  This win pushes the Hawkeyes to 12-2 on the season and 4-2 in...

Iowa soccer prevails over Nebraska on Thursday, 1-0

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.
Iowa soccer shut down Nebraska to propel the Hawkeyes to their third Big Ten win of the season.
October 3, 2019

For most of Iowa soccer’s contest against Nebraska, there was no scoring. Both teams had numerous opportunities, but both defenses did a great job. Then, Hawkeye freshman forward Gianna Gourley scored...

Iowa soccer seeks bounce back tonight against Nebraska

Iowa midfielder Hailey Rydberg runs after the ball during a soccer game between Iowa and Illinois on Sept. 26, 2019 at the Iowa Soccer Complex. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini, 3-1.
After a loss in overtime, the Iowa soccer team looks to bounce back against Nebraska tonight.
October 2, 2019

Coming off its second loss of the season, the Iowa soccer team will try to rebound against Nebraska at 7 p.m. at home today. The Hawkeyes come into the match 10-2 on the season, 2-2 in the Big Ten,...

Soccer’s Drkulec succeeding both on and off the field

Iowa defender Hannah Drkulec (17) takes a shot during a women's soccer match between Iowa and Western Michigan on Thursday, August 22, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Broncos, 2-0.
In her senior season, Hannah Drkulec has made great contributions to the Iowa soccer team while also being successful in the classroom.
September 30, 2019

Before the season started, senior captain and defender Hannah Drkulec only had 1 goal and 3 assists in her three seasons on the Iowa soccer team.  To say that this season has been a bit different would...

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