IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa graduate Hannah Stewart has inked a professional contract with the Lakeside Lightning based in North Lake, Western Australia.
The Lakeside Lightning, a member of the Women’s State Basketball League (WSBL) in Australia, won the WSBL Championship in 2018. They finished the season with a 21-1 overall record.
Stewart started all 36 games for the Hawkeyes this past season – the first 36 starts of her career. The 2019 Big Ten All-Tournament Team selection registered single-season career highs in every statistical category. Stewart was second on the team in field goal percentage (56.1 percent) and rebounding (6.7 rebounds per game). She ranked third on the team in scoring, averaging 11.1 points per contest.
A native of Minot, North Dakota, Stewart registered the first three double-doubles of her career during the 2018-19 campaign, including two in the NCAA Tournament (Mercer, NC State). Stewart scored in double figures in 23 contests and grabbed six or more rebounds on 24 occasions.