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The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

Iowa players meet on the mound during a softball game between Minnesota and Iowa at Bob Pearl Field in Iowa City, Iowa. The Golden Gophers defeated the Hawkeyes 6-2 in extra innings.

Iowa softball drops midweek game to Northern Iowa

Trey Benson, Sports Reporter May 2, 2024

The Iowa softball team made the short trip north on Interstate 380 to face a respectable Northern Iowa squad who is 29-15 on the season. The Panthers came out on top in a close 6-5 battle against the...

Minnesota players celebrate the final out after a softball game between Minnesota and Iowa at Bob Pearl Field in Iowa City, Iowa. The Golden Gophers defeated the Hawkeyes 6-2 in extra innings.

Iowa softball comes up short to Minnesota in Iowa City

Carly Schrum, Sports Reporter April 29, 2024

The Iowa softball team fell short in its three-game series against the Minnesota Gophers this past weekend in Iowa City. The Hawkeyes fell to 4-16 in Big Ten play with losses of 7-5, 6-2, and 5-1. During...

Iowa pitcher Jalen Adams winds up with a runner on second during the first of a three-game softball series between Iowa and Minnesota at Bob Pearl Field on Saturday, April 27, 2024. The Gophers defeated the Hawkeyes 7-5.

Q&A with Iowa softball second-year pitcher and batter Jalen Adams

Trey Benson, Sports Reporter April 29, 2024

The Daily Iowan: What kind of work does it take to pitch and hit at the Division 1 level? Jalen Adams: I would say whatever you think is enough, do a little bit more. I know that's kind of a cliché...

Iowa infielder Avery Jackson and Minnesota infielder Kayla Chavez collide during a softball game between Minnesota and Iowa at Bob Pearl Field in Iowa City, Iowa. The Golden Gophers defeated the Hawkeyes 6-2 in extra innings.

Photos: Iowa Softball vs. Minnesota

Ryan Paris, Photojournalist April 28, 2024

The Iowa Hawkeyes hosted the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Bob Pearl Field in Iowa City on April 28th, 2024 for the second game of a three game series. The Hawkeyes fell to the Golden Golphers in extra...

Minnesota infielder Jess Oakland runs out of the Gopher huddle before the first of a three-game softball series between Iowa and Minnesota at Bob Pearl Field on Saturday, April 27, 2024. The Gophers defeated the Hawkeyes 7-5.

Photos: Iowa Softball vs Minnesota

Ethan McLaughlin, Photojournalist April 27, 2024

Fans filled the stands of Bob Pearl Field on Saturday, April 27, 2024, to watch the Hawkeyes take on the Golden Gophers on senior day in Iowa City. The Gophers defeated the Hawkeyes in the first of three...

Iowa infielder Tory Bennett swings at the ball during a softball game between Iowa and Indiana at Bob Pearl Field in Iowa City on Sunday, April 21, 2024. The Hoosiers defeated the Hawkeyes 7-3.

Iowa softball goes winless in midweek doubleheader against Nebraska

Trey Benson, Sports Reporter April 24, 2024

The Iowa softball team traveled across state lines on Tuesday to square off in a doubleheader against a fierce Nebraska Cornhusker squad. Iowa lost the first game 1-0 in extra innings and then fell...

Girl Scouts pose for a photo during a softball game between Iowa and Indiana at Bob Pearl Field in Iowa City on Sunday, April 21, 2024. The Hoosiers defeated the Hawkeyes 7-3.

Photos: Iowa softball vs. Indiana

Shaely Odean, Photojournalist April 22, 2024

The University of Iowa softball team faced off against Indiana University in game three of a three-game series at Bob Pearl Field in Iowa City on Sunday. The Indiana Hoosiers defeated the Hawkeyes 7-3.  The...

Iowa head coach Renee Gillispie talks with her players during a softball game between Iowa and Indiana at Pearl Field on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hoosiers 1-0.

Iowa softball notebook | Three takeaways from Hawkeyes’ weekend series loss to Indiana

Trey Benson, Sports Reporter April 21, 2024

The Iowa softball team has lost nine consecutive conference games after failing to pick up a win over Indiana this weekend. The Hawkeye schedule does not get any easier, though, as the Black and...

Iowa infielder Jena Young hits a ball in play during the first of two softball games between Iowa and Michigan State at Bob Pearl Field on Saturday, March 30, 2024. The Spartans defeated the Hawkeyes 8-2.

Iowa softball drops three-straight to Michigan despite big leads

Trey Benson, Sports Reporter April 14, 2024

For the first time since 2015, the Iowa softball team traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan, and faced a strong Wolverine squad that ranks third in the Big Ten.  Iowa led in all three games at one point...

Iowa pitcher Jalen Adams sends a ball toward home plate during the second of two softball games between Iowa and Michigan State at Bob Pearl Field on Saturday, March 30, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans 1-0.

Iowa softball comes up short to Purdue in West Lafayette

Carly Schrum, Sports Reporter April 8, 2024

The Iowa softball team dropped three games of its three-game series against the Purdue Boilermakers this past weekend in West Lafayette, Indiana. The Hawkeyes lost by margins of 3-2, 4-0, and 2-1...

Purdue pitcher Mo Wimpee hugs her teammates during a softball game between Iowa and Purdue at Bob Pearl Field in Iowa City on Sunday, May 8, 2022. The Boilermakers defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-3. Wimpee pitched five innings and allowed three hits and one run.

Iowa softball notebook | Hawkeyes head to West Lafayette to face Purdue in three-game series

Trey Benson, Sports Reporter April 2, 2024

The Iowa softball team will look to improve upon its respectable start this season in a three-game away series against the Purdue Boilermakers in West Lafayette, Indiana, this weekend. The Hawkeyes...

Iowa pitcher Jalen Adams sends a ball toward home plate during the second of two softball games between Iowa and Michigan State at Bob Pearl Field on Saturday, March 30, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans 1-0.

Iowa softball goes 2-1 against Michigan State in week two of Big Ten play

Trey Benson, Sports Reporter April 1, 2024

Iowa softball picked up a pair of wins in a three-game series against the Michigan State Spartans over the weekend. The Hawkeyes now sit at 4-2 in Big Ten conference play. Game one for the Hawkeyes...

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