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Iowa upsets Purdue, wins fourth in a row

Iowa jumped out to a 4-2 lead in set one, but Purdue battled back and the teams tied at five, six, and seven. Two kills by Alessandra Dietz along with kills by Taylin Alm and Julianne Blomberg, however, gave the Hawkeyes an 11-7 lead and forced Purdue’s first timeout. The Boilermakers committed an error out […]

Volleyball upsets No. 24 Northwestern

The Iowa volleyball team upset No. 24 Northwestern at home on Oct. 18, 3-2. “Great win for us tonight,” head coach Bond Shymansky said. “How good is that to get our first Big Ten win at home in five sets after such a close one the other night?” The match was closely contested from the outset. […]

Hawkeyes win first B1G set of season

The Iowa women’s Volleyball team just won its first set of Big Ten Conference play 30-28 over Illinois, after being swept in three sets in the first six games of the season. Sophomore Lauren Brobst led the Hawkeyes in the first set with 8 kills on 15 total attacks. Kaylee Smith had ten assists. The […]

Hawkeyes Drop Match to No. 3 Penn State

The Hawkeyes dropped the second match of their only home-and-home weekend of the season, as Penn State showed why they are among the top teams in the NCAA. PSU defeated the Hawkeyes in straight sets, 25-15, 25-14, 25-11. The loss drops Iowa to an overall record of 8-7, 0-4 in the conference, and makes five […]