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Guerin named first team All-Big Ten

Iowa gymnast Lauren Guerin performs her floor routine during the Gymhawks' home opener on Jan. 11 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 14, 2020

Iowa sophomore Lauren Guerin has been named first team All-Big Ten, the conference announced Thursday. She is the first Hawkeye to earn that honor since Mollie Drenth and Angel Metcalf in 2017. The Austin, Texas, native finished the season with a 9.920 national qualifying score and recorded nine ...

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...

Guerin named WCGA second-team All-American

Iowa gymnast Lauren Guerin performs her floor routine during the Gymhawks' home opener on Jan. 11 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

March 24, 2020

Iowa sophomore Lauren Guerin was named to the 2020 WCGA All-American second team on the floor routine, the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association announced Tuesday. Guerin is one of 17 student athletes to be named to the floor All-America teams, becoming the first Hawkeye to earn a nod since...

NCAA postseason events, Big Ten events canceled

Fans leave the game after the men's basketball game against Western Carolina at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The Hawkeyes defeated the Catamounts 78-60.

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...

GymHawks cancel final home meet of 2020

Iowa's Alex Greenwald walks with head coach Larissa Libby during a women's gymnastics meet between Iowa and Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, March 1, 2019. The Hawkeyes, celebrating senior night, fell to the Cyclones, 196.275-196.250.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

March 12, 2020

Amid growing fears of COVID-19, the University of Iowa Women’s Gymnastics team has canceled its final home meet of the season at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The announcement was made via social media early Thursday afternoon. The matchup was supposed to come against Western Michigan on Friday and serve as...

Big Ten to conduct winter and spring sporting events without fans

University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta dresses Faculty Senate members during a Faculty Senate meeting on Oct. 29, 2019.

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...

Hawkeyes participate in three weekend meets

Iowa gymnast Lauren Guerin performs her floor routine during the Gymhawks' home opener on Jan. 11 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

March 9, 2020

Iowa women’s gymnastics opened the weekend Friday night with a 196.425-196.225 win against in-state rival, Iowa State. The Hawkeyes had not beaten the Cyclones since 2017. The Hawkeyes had strength in numbers on the uneven bars, earning a season-high 49.200 team score. Texas native Macke...

Iowa falls in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals

Ohio State guard Kierstan Bell blocks Iowa guard McKenna Warnock's shot 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 6, 2020

The 2020 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament was not a good one for the Hawkeyes. They lost 87-66 to Ohio State in the quarterfinals. It was a sluggish start for the Hawkeyes and a wonderful shooting start for the Buckeyes. Iowa took a timeout with 5:36 left in the in the first quarter when ...

Iowa gymnastics prepped for busy weekend

Iowa’s all-around Bennet Huang performs his floor routine during a gymnastics meet at Carver Hawkeye Arena against Minnesota and the University of Illinois at Chicago on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. The Hawkeyes won with a final team score of 400.00. Huang earned a score of 14.000.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2020

Both the Iowa men’s and women’s gymnastics teams have a full weekend ahead, which includes facing off against a ranked Big Ten contender for the men and a double-header against an in-state rival and Big 12 competition for the women. Coming off of an abnormal draw to Illinois, the No. 9 Iow...

Team management helps Iowa women’s gymnastics succeed

Iowa head coach Larissa Libby huddles with her athletes during a women's gymnastics meet in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

February 25, 2020

The surface structure of Iowa women’s gymnastics is quite simple. It consists of head coach Larissa Libby, assistant coaches Jennifer Green and Vince Smurro, and the 17 student-athletes competing in the black and gold every weekend. The unsung heroes of the GymHawk family are hard-working team ...

GymHawks disappoint at Big Five meet

Iowa’s all-around Erin Castle performs on the beam during a gymnastics meet at Carver-Hawkeye Arena against Michigan State on Feb. 1.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

February 23, 2020

The Iowa women’s gymnastics team finished competition at the Big Ten’s annual Big Five Meet in Toledo on Feb. 21, finishing in fourth place out of five — just above Rutgers at 195.725. The Hawkeyes competed against Illinois, Ohio State, Rutgers, and Nebraska, with the Cornhuskers taking the w...