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North Florida outside hitter Mahalia White spikes the ball while Iowa outside hitter Addie VanderWeide blocks the ball  during a volleyball match between Iowa and North Florida at Xtream Arena in Coralville on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Ospreys 3-0.

Iowa volleyball’s Addie VanderWeide displays disciplined demeanor

Kenna Roering, Sports Reporter October 4, 2022

Sophomore outside hitter Addie VanderWeide is known for her calm and disciplined demeanor on the court. With nine newcomers added to Iowa’s 2022 squad by first-year head coach Jim Barnes, learning...

Iowa outside hitter Toyosi Onabanjo serves the ball during a volleyball match between Iowa and North Florida at Xtream Arena in Coralville on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. Onabanjo had eight kills. The Hawkeyes defeated the Ospreys 3-0.

Iowa volleyball notebook | Hawkeyes drop first conference road matchups

Kenna Roering, Sports Reporter October 3, 2022

Iowa volleyball went 0-2 in its Big Ten road matchups last week, bringing the Hawkeyes’ 2022 overall record to 6-9 and 0-4 in conference play.  On Sep. 28, Iowa traveled to Bloomington, Indiana,...

Midfielder Mira Emma kicks ball down field as Iowa midfielder Addie Bundy looks on during a soccer game at the Cyclone Sports Complex in Ames, Iowa, on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. The Cyclones defeated the Hawkeyes 2-1.

Iowa soccer’s Addie Bundy aims to surpass freshman season

Sam Knupp, Sports Reporter September 27, 2022

Iowa soccer’s Addie Bundy is working her way back into the Hawkeyes’ lineup as she recovers from a knee surgery that followed her standout freshman season in 2021. Bundy started 18 of 20 games...

Number 12 Bailey Ortega of the Iowa volleyball team signing an Iowa volleyball poster for a fan following the Iowa vs. Purdue match at Xtreme Arena in Coralville on Sept. 25, 2022.

Iowa volleyball’s Bailey Ortega embodies walk-on mentality

Kenna Roering, Sports Reporter September 27, 2022

Hawkeye junior setter Bailey Ortega has looked up to and modeled her game after Iowa volleyball players since she was a kid. Now in the Black and Gold herself, Ortega is inspiring others on and...

Purdue middle blocker Hannah Clayton spiking the volleyball during a volleyball game between Iowa and Purdue at Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa, on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. The Boilermakers defeated the Hawkeyes 3-1.

Photos: Iowa volleyball vs. Purdue

Grace Kreber, Photojournalist September 25, 2022

Purdue defeated Iowa, 3-1, during a volleyball game at Xtreme Arena in Coralville on Sunday. The Boilermakers won the first set 29:27, Iowa came back in the second set winning 25:19. In the second...

Iowa volleyball middle hitter Amiya Jones celebrates a point against Purdue at Xtream Arena on Sunday afternoon. The No. 11 Boilermakers defeated the Hawkeyes in four sets.

Iowa volleyball ousted by No. 11 Purdue

Kenna Roering, Sports Reporter September 25, 2022

Iowa volleyball dropped its match against No.11 Purdue, 3-1, on Sunday inside Xtream Arena.   The Boilermakers, who came off a straight-set victory against No. 8 Minnesota on Friday, have now...

Iowa outside hitter Michelle Urquhart serves the ball during a volleyball match between Iowa and Northern Iowa at Xtream Arena in Coralville on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Panthers 3-0.

Iowa volleyball drops Big Ten opener to No. 7 Ohio State, prepares for No. 11 Purdue

Kenna Roering, Sports Reporter September 23, 2022

Iowa volleyball dropped its Big Ten Conference opener to No. 7 Ohio State, 3-0, at Xtream Arena on Friday night. Ohio State now leads the all time series, 66-12.  The Hawkeyes, who have already...

North Florida outside hitter Mahalia White spikes the ball while Iowa outside hitter Addie VanderWeide blocks the ball  during a volleyball match between Iowa and North Florida at Xtream Arena in Coralville on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Ospreys 3-0.

Volleyball notebook | Iowa, conference contenders begin Big Ten play

Kenna Roering, Sports Reporter September 22, 2022

The Big Ten has been a consistent volleyball powerhouse for years.  Eight Big Ten teams made it to the NCAA tournament in 2021, with Wisconsin and Nebraska matching up in the championship game. In...

Iowa outside hitter Nia Washington prepares for North Florida’s serve during a volleyball game between Iowa and North Florida at Xtream Arena in Coralville on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. Washington had one kill.The Hawkeyes defeated the Ospreys 3-0.

Iowa volleyball true freshman Nia Washington makes early impact

Kenna Roering, Sports Reporter September 20, 2022

Iowa volleyball true freshman Nia Washington was originally committed to Tulane. But when first-year Hawkeye head coach Jim Barnes took the job at Iowa in December 2021, Washington switched her commitment.  Now,...

Iowa outside hitter Nia Washington prepares for North Florida’s serve during a volleyball game between Iowa and North Florida at Xtream Arena in Coralville on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. Washington had one kill.The Hawkeyes defeated the Ospreys 3-0.

Iowa volleyball’s Mari Hinkle key contributor on Hawkeye defense

Kenna Roering, Sports Reporter September 19, 2022

Iowa volleyball’s defensive numbers sat in the bottom half of the Big Ten in every category in 2021, but there have been flashes of improvement in 2022 under new head coach Jim Barnes. Many of...

Iowa outside hitter Michelle Urquhart jumps to spike the ball while Norther Iowa outside blocker Carly Spies jumps to block the ball during a volleyball match between Iowa and Northern Iowa at Xtream Arena in Coralville on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. Urquhart had 8 kills. The Hawkeyes defeated the Panthers, 3-0.

Photos: Iowa volleyball vs. Northern Iowa

Isabella Cervantes and Lilly Stence September 17, 2022

The Hawkeyes defeated the Northern Iowa Panthers at Xtream Arena in Coralville.  The Hawkeyes won the first and second matches, but the third match was a close one with the Hawkeyes defeating the Panthers...

Northwestern outside hitter Hanna Lesiak and middle blocker Leilani Dodson block a spike from Iowa middle blocker Toyosi Onabanjo during a volleyball match at Xtream Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes 3-0. (Larry Phan/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa volleyball defeats Northern Iowa, prepares for Big Ten play

Kenna Roering, Sports Reporter September 17, 2022

Iowa Volleyball closed out the Hawkeye Invitational at Xtream Arena on Saturday by sweeping the University of Northern Iowa. In their first meeting since 2003, the Hawkeyes and Panthers came into...

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