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Shymansky has some V-ball brewing

Anybody familiar with the Iowa volleyball program is aware that it is undergoing what could be called an overhaul. Head coach Bond Shymansky did his darnedest in his first season to implement a culture change and revamp the perception of the program. In Year 2, a quick stop at media day on Aug. 21 suggests […]

Iowa falls to Michigan State in season finale

On Nov. 28, senior night in Carver-Hawkeye for the Hawkeye volleyball team, the Spartans jumped out to a 6-1 lead in the first set and held their 5-point advantage at 10-5 and 15-10. The Hawkeyes seemed to level off and stay that close for a while, but a Michigan State run extended the deficit to 22-14 […]

Volleyball Hawks down Terrapins

The Iowa volleyball team  on Wednesday night had turtle  as the main dish. It wasn’t easy, but the Hawkeyes hosted the Maryland Terrapins in Carver-Hawkeye Arena and left as victors after a five-set thriller. The match began sloppily, as 9 of the first 12 points for either team came as a result of errors, but Iowa led 8-4 early in the first set. […]

Iowa volleyball falls to No. 4 Wisconsin

The Hawkeyes began the match looking the part of a formidable opponent. They captured the first 2 points of the first set and held an advantage through the early going. The Hawkeyes once led 12-8, but they surrendered a 9-2 run to fall behind, prompting a time-out by coach Bond Shymansky . Iowa battled to tie […]