The Daily Iowan

Iowa swimming and diving athletes react to season ending amid COVID-19

Iowa swimming and diving athletes react to season ending amid COVID-19

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

April 6, 2020

Senior Hannah Burvill’s stellar career as a Hawkeye was set up for what could’ve been a storybook ending. Burvill — who is arguably the most decorated women’s swimmer in school history — holds three individual school records, is top-three in Iowa history in three other solo races, and i...

NCAA postseason events, Big Ten events canceled

NCAA postseason events, Big Ten events canceled

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...

Iowa diving sends Tamborski and Neuman to NCAAs

Iowa diving sends Tamborski and Neuman to NCAAs

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

March 11, 2020

On Tuesday — the second day of action at the NCAA Zone ‘D’ Diving Championships — Iowa women’s diver Sam Tamborski qualified for her second-straight NCAA Championship. In the final session of the meet hosted by Southern Methodist University March 10 in Dallas, Texas, freshman Mohamed Neuma...

Big Ten to conduct winter and spring sporting events without fans

Big Ten to conduct winter and spring sporting events without fans

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 swim and dive sending five to NCAA Zones

Iowa swim and dive sending five to NCAA Zones

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

March 8, 2020

Five members of the Iowa swimming and diving program will represent the Hawkeyes this week at the NCAA Zone D Diving Championships in Dallas, Texas. The men’s team will send junior Anton Hoherz and freshman Mohamed Neuman to the competition, while senior Thelma Strandberg, junior Claire Park,...

Men’s swimming and diving finishes sixth at Big Tens

Men’s swimming and diving finishes sixth at Big Tens

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

March 1, 2020

At the end of yet another record-setting week for the Hawkeye swimming and diving program, the men’s team claimed sixth place at the conference meet in Bloomington, Indiana, with a meet total of 571 points. The sixth-place finish was the highest for Iowa since the 2011-12 season. This seaso...

Men’s swim and dive heads to Bloomington for Big Ten Championships

Men’s swim and dive heads to Bloomington for Big Ten Championships

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 25, 2020

Just days after the women’s team set numerous records at the Big Ten Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Iowa men's swimming and diving is ready for its turn to compete against the conference’s best. The Hawkeyes will travel to Bloomington, Indiana, for the Big Ten Men’s Swimming and D...

Women’s swimming and diving says goodbye to senior class

Women’s swimming and diving says goodbye to senior class

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2020

The scene of Hannah Burvill and Allyssa Fluit standing side by side on the podium after finishing third and fourth in the 200-free on day three of this year’s women’s Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships in Iowa City won’t soon be forgotten. The pair of finishes resulted in the highe...

Iowa women’s swimming and diving breaks records at Big Ten Championships

Iowa women’s swimming and diving breaks records at Big Ten Championships

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 23, 2020

Iowa finished 2019’s Big Ten Championships in Bloomington, Indiana, in 10th place with 400.5 total points, the most the Hawkeyes had scored since the 2015-16 season. This year, the Hawkeyes improved in both categories. The Hawkeyes finished with 430 points and came in one spot higher in ninth...

Iowa swimming finishes ninth at Big Ten Championships

Iowa swimming finishes ninth at Big Ten Championships

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 22, 2020

On the fourth and final day of the women’s Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships in Iowa City, Ohio State claimed the crown with a meet total of 1,503.5 points. Michigan finished second with 1,306.5 and Indiana rounded out the top three scoring 964. Iowa finished ninth tallying 430 point...

Iowa keeps pace on day three of Big Ten Championships

Iowa keeps pace on day three of Big Ten Championships

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

February 21, 2020

Following Thursday’s portion of the women’s Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships in Iowa City, Hawkeye head coach Marc Long was already anticipating a big showing from his team on Friday. “Tomorrow is probably our strongest day,” Long said following the conclusion of Thursday’s actio...