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Megan Gustafson, Kathleen Doyle make final WNBA rosters

Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle shoots during a women's basketball game between Iowa and Nebraska at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Monday Feb. 6, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 76-60.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 29, 2020

Former Iowa women's basketball players Megan Gustafson and Kathleen Doyle have both made the final rosters of their respective WNBA teams. Gustafson is entering her second year with the Dallas Wings. Last season as a rookie, Gustafson appeared in 25 games for Dallas and scored 73 points. Gusta...

Iowa’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to resume activities June 1

Kinnick Stadium is seen fom the north end zone at Iowa Football Media Day on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

May 22, 2020

On Friday, The University of Iowa announced a pilot program that will slowly initiate a return to normalcy on campus. Among those entities allowed to return is Iowa's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Select coaches and staff will return on June 1 with football players to follow on June ...

Makenzie Meyer, Kathleen Doyle reflect on Iowa women’s basketball careers

Iowa guard Mackenzie Meyer shoots the ball during the women's Big Ten tournament basketball game vs. Rutgers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Scarlet Knights 72-67 and will be moving on to the championship game against Maryland.

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter

May 7, 2020

For Iowa women’s basketball seniors Kathleen Doyle and Makenzie Meyer, it wasn’t supposed to end like this. After finishing third in the Big Ten, the Hawkeyes were going to the NCAA Tournament and were set to probably host the first two rounds. The COVID-19 pandemic erased those plans. But i...

Lineup breakdown: Iowa women’s basketball

Iowa forward Monika Czinano shoots a basket during a women's basketball game between Iowa and Minnesota at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Gophers, 90-82.

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter

April 29, 2020

Like seasons before, Iowa women’s basketball head coach Lisa Bluder must figure out a new lineup to compete with next season. After losing key players like guards Kathleen Doyle and Makenzie Meyer and forward Amanda Ollinger, the Hawkeyes will need to replace three starters. However, they will ...

Kathleen Doyle fits in with Indiana Fever’s future

Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle jumps for a lay-up during the Iowa vs. Ohio State Women's Big Ten Tournament game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday, March 6, 2020. The Buckeyes defeated the Hawkeyes 87-66.

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter

April 19, 2020

The Indiana Fever seem to be on the same page as Kathleen Doyle. Doyle, who was drafted by the Fever in the second round of the 2020 WNBA Draft Friday night, had good communication with the team before the draft. Indiana selected her with the 14th overall pick, much earlier than many expected. “I don...

Iowa’s Kathleen Doyle drafted by Indiana Fever

Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle shoots during a women's basketball game between Iowa and Nebraska at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Monday Feb. 6, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 76-60.

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter

April 17, 2020

Iowa’s Kathleen Doyle has been selected by the Indiana Fever in the second round of the 2020 WNBA Draft. She was the 14th player taken in the draft. Last season, the Fever finished with a 13-21 record and didn’t make the playoffs. During a media teleconference call on Monday, ESPN’s Rebec...

WNBA head coach, ESPN analyst have high praise for Doyle ahead of WNBA Draft

Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle shouts out a play directions during the Iowa vs. Ohio State Women's Big Ten Tournament game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday, March 6, 2020. The Buckeyes defeated the Hawkeyes 87-66.

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter

April 13, 2020

The WNBA held a national media teleconference Monday for its upcoming draft, which is at 6 p.m. Friday on ESPN. One of the many players that was discussed was Iowa’s Kathleen Doyle. Doyle is projected by many outlets to go in the middle of the second round or potentially early in the third round...

Hawkeye star Kathleen Doyle looks ahead to WNBA after early end to Iowa career

Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle jumps for a lay-up during the Iowa vs. Ohio State Women's Big Ten Tournament game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday, March 6, 2020. The Buckeyes defeated the Hawkeyes 87-66.

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter

April 12, 2020

After her college career was cut off short due to the COVID-19 pandemic that canceled the 2020 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, Kathleen Doyle is in limbo between her time as a Hawkeye and her potential WNBA career. Doyle feels like she has gotten a lot out of her four years at Iowa, which...

Iowa’s Kathleen Doyle named to Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America team

Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle jumps for a lay-up during the Iowa vs. Ohio State Women's Big Ten Tournament game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday, March 6, 2020. The Buckeyes defeated the Hawkeyes 87-66.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

April 2, 2020

Iowa senior Kathleen Doyle has been named to the WBCA All-America team, the Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced Thursday. Doyle is one of 10 student-athletes to be named a WBCA All-American, becoming the fourth Hawkeye in program history to earn the honor. Kachine Alexander, Saman...

Doyle named DI’s Female Athlete of the Year

Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle jumps for a lay-up during the Iowa vs. Ohio State Women's Big Ten Tournament game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday, March 6, 2020. The Buckeyes defeated the Hawkeyes 87-66.

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter

March 31, 2020

In her final game as a Hawkeye, senior guard Kathleen Doyle was left injured twice but came back into play soon afterwards both times. Though her team was blown out by Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament, her efforts in that game are one of the many reasons why she was revered by Hawkeye fans ...

Spring-sport athletes to receive extra year of eligibility, winter-sport athletes denied

Players prepare to take the field during the baseball game against Nebraska at Duane Banks Field on Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Cornhuskers defeated the Hawkeyes, 3-2.

Pete Ruden, Pregame Editor

March 30, 2020

It's been a tough and unprecedented time for student-athletes who compete at the Division I level. On Monday, some received some good news while others did not. The NCAA Division I Council approved a blanket waiver for all spring-sport athletes to receive an extra year of eligibility after...

Garza, Doyle named USBWA All-Americans

Iowa center Luka Garza prepares to make a free throw during a game on March 8 at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Illinois.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

March 23, 2020

Iowa men's basketball's Luka Garza and women's basketball's Kathleen Doyle were both announced as All-Americans by the United States Basketball Writers Association on Monday. Garza was named to the first team, while Doyle earned third-team honors. Garza becomes the first Hawkeye in program histo...