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Leanne Lowry prepping for successful freshman volleyball season

Ohio outside hitter Jenaisya Moore hits the ball to the Iowa side during a volleyball match between the University of Iowa and Ohio State University at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Friday, November 29, 2019. The Buckeyes defeated the Hawkeyes 3-1.
Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor October 5, 2020

Having spent her entire life in Colorado, Iowa freshman defensive specialist/libero Leanne Lowry knew she wanted to leave the state to play collegiate volleyball. Before she had played a high-school...

NCAA Division I Board of Directors announces dates for fall sports in spring

Iowa setter Brie Orr celebrates a point during the Iowa volleyball game against Indiana at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hoosiers 3-1.
Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor September 23, 2020

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors decided when NCAA Division I fall championships and sports will take place in the spring Tuesday. This decision impacts men’s and women’s cross country,...

Hawkeye volleyball team puts a new spin on leadership and accountability

Iowa Head Coach Vicki Brown watches the Hawkeyes during a volleyball game against Coastal Carolina at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Friday, September 20, 2019. The Chanticleers defeated the Hawkeyes 3-1.
Will Fineman, Sports Reporter September 17, 2020

The Hawkeye volleyball team is putting a new spin on leadership to ensure everyone on the roster has some accountability. Each player has been put into one of three groups — The Rangers, Seal...

Iowa volleyball aims to take step forward in 2020-21

Courtney Buzzerio and Hannah Clayton try to stop the Huskers from scoring during the Iowa and Nebraska volleyball game. The Huskers defeated the Hawkeyes in three sets on November 9, 2019, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Austin Hanson, Sports Editor September 10, 2020

After a disappointing 2019 campaign yielded a 10-21 overall record, Iowa volleyball is ready to suit up for redemption this season – whenever that may be. “Hopefully [athletics resume] this...

Xtream Arena to serve as star attraction for Iowa corridor communities

The main floor is seen during Xtream Arena's opening media tour in Coralville on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020.
Austin Hanson, Sports Editor September 9, 2020

Just off of East Second Avenue in Coralville sits a new sports and entertainment complex that will bring Hawkeye sports to the Iowa River Landing. Xtream Arena is a new 6,800-capacity venue, boasting...

Big Ten postpones fall 2020 sports

Kinnick Stadium is seen fom the north end zone at Iowa Football Media Day on Friday, August 9, 2019.
Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor August 11, 2020

The Big Ten Conference announced on Tuesday that it is postponing all fall sports for the 2020 season due to concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision includes regular-season competitions...

Around the Big Ten: How the conference’s volleyball programs stack up going into 2020 season

Iowa setter Brie Orr returns a serve 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.
Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter July 27, 2020

Volleyball is a competitive sport in the Big Ten. Seven teams from the conference made the NCAA Tournament last season, the most in the bracket. Every Big Ten team in the tournament, except for...

NCAA Division I Coordination Committee issues waiver on minimum contests

Fan watch during Iowa's match against Illinois State on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Red Birds 4-3.
Robert Read, Sports Editor July 27, 2020

The NCAA Division I Council Coordination Committee announced Monday that it has granted a blanket waiver that reduces the current legislated minimum number of contests that teams in fall sports other...

Interactive: COVID-19 testing data from Big Ten athletic departments

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.
Robert Read, Sports Editor July 13, 2020

The Big Ten Conference took a major step in preparing for the fall athletic schedule by announcing on July 9 that if sports can be played in the fall based on medical advice, it will move to conference-only...

Iowa volleyball players, coaches excited for move to Xtream Arena

Iowa setter Brie Orr celebrates a point during the Iowa volleyball game against Indiana at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hoosiers 3-1.
Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter July 9, 2020

The Iowa volleyball program is getting a new arena to call home. It was announced in January of 2019 that the volleyball team would be moving its games from Carver-Hawkeye Arena to Xtream Arena...

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.
Robert Read, Sports Editor 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...

Iowa volleyball’s Joslyn Boyer ready to take on bigger role her sophomore season

Iowa defensive specialist Joslyn Boyer bumps the ball during a volleyball match between Iowa and Michigan State at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, October 12, 2019. The Hawkeyes were defeated after 5 sets.
Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter July 8, 2020

“Reserved” was Iowa volleyball head coach Vicki Brown’s first impression of Joslyn Boyer when she joined the team as a freshman last season. Boyer hails from Downers Grove, Illinois, and in...

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