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UI spring sport student-athletes find success academically amid a semester of canceled seasons and online classes

Student-Athlete Constituency Senator Marissa Mueller raises her hand in response to a question given by Dr. Maria Bruno during a UISG meeting at the Iowa Memorial Union on Thursday, February 18, 2020.

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter

July 7, 2020

After a spring that saw sports canceled and classes moved online, the Hawkeye spring sports teams persevered to find success in the classroom. Iowa had 107 spring student-athletes named to the 2020 spring Academic All-Big Ten team. According to the Big Ten website, to be eligible for Acade...

Iowa tennis player Elise van Heuvelen Treadwell prepares for her final year as a Hawkeye

Iowa's Elise Van Heuvelen Treadwell celebrates a point during a women's tennis match between Iowa and Rutgers at the HTRC on Friday, April 5, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Scarlet Knights, 6-1.

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter

July 1, 2020

In the fall of 2016 at the University of Minnesota’s Gopher Invitational, Elise van Heuvelen Treadwell took the court for the Hawkeyes for the first time. Since then the senior from Seaford, East Sussex, England, has spent the last four years as the Iowa women’s tennis team’s ace. In her f...

Iowa commit Alexa Noel set to make an immediate impact for women’s tennis team

Iowa's Sophie Clark prepares to serve during a women's tennis match between Iowa and Nebraska at the HTRC on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The Hawkeyes, celebrating senior day, fell to the Cornhuskers, 4-2.

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter

June 24, 2020

The Iowa women’s tennis team landed one of the best recruits in the country in its 2020 class ⁠— Alexa Noel, a right-handed server out of Summit, New Jersey. She’s ready to make an impact for the Hawkeyes. Noel competed in the finals of the 2019 Wimbledon Junior tennis tournament, won t...

Van Heuvelen Treadwell earns ITA honor

Iowa's Elise Van Heuvelen Treadwell celebrates a point during a women's tennis match between Iowa and Indiana at the HTRC on Sunday, March 31, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hoosiers, 4-3.  .

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

May 18, 2020

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Monday that senior Elise Van Heuvelen Treadwell had been named ITA Central Regional Senior Player of the Year. Van Heuvelen Treadwell is first Hawkeye in program history to win the award. “This is a great honor for Elise, and she is so deserving of th...

Technology keeping Iowa teams together when separation is necessary

Iowa's Will Davies hits a volley during a men's tennis match between Iowa and Western Michigan at the HTRC on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Broncos, 4-3.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

April 30, 2020

Both Iowa’s swimming and men’s tennis rosters have a significant international presence. The thing that brought these groups together was a common sport and a common location. Now that both of those things have been taken away during the COVID-19 pandemic, the teams are finding new ways to be...

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...

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...

Photos: Iowa women’s tennis vs. Kansas State (2/23/20)

Iowa players cheer on their teammates during a women's tennis match between Iowa and Kansas State at HTRC on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 4-3.

Megan Nagorzanski, Photojournalist

February 23, 2020

Women’s tennis completes first leg of southeast action

Iowa's Elise Van Heuvelen Treadwell hits a forehand during a women's tennis match between Iowa and Maryland at the HTRC on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins, 6-1.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

Spring is officially in session for Iowa women’s tennis as the Hawkeyes begin 2020 play with a southern swing. This stretch of Iowa’s schedule features the likes of Texas, Texas Tech, and LSU. The Hawkeyes’ trip began with a matchup against South Alabama in Fort Myers, Florida, on Jan. ...

Strong performance marks end of fall session for Iowa women’s tennis

Iowa's Elise Van Heuvelen Treadwell celebrates a point during a women's tennis match between Iowa and Rutgers at the HTRC on Friday, April 5, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Scarlet Knights, 6-1.

Austin Hanson, Sports Reporter

November 3, 2019

After a strong showing at the Florida International University Invitational, Iowa women’s tennis has officially adjourned for the winter. The Hawkeyes had a solid weekend, posting a 10-8 singles record. The head-to-head format gave Iowa its first chance to play as a full team. Senior Elise Van...