IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior Kathleen Doyle was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Women’s Basketball First Team on Thursday.
Academic All-District teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Doyle will advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot, where first, second, and third team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
Doyle double majors in journalism & mass communications and Spanish with a 3.83 grade-point average. She is a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree and was a 2018-19 Distinguished Scholar Athlete.
The La Grange Park, Illinois, native leads the Big Ten conference in total assists (165) and assists per game (6.3), ranking third and ninth in the NCAA, respectively. Doyle also ranks in the nation’s top 25 in in three additional categories, including 12th in free throws made (129), 14th in free throw attempts (164), and 16th in total points (480).
Doyle and the Hawkeyes host Penn State in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Mediacom Court Saturday with tip-off set for 2 p.m. (CT).
|NCAA DIVISION I – DISTRICT 6 (AR, IA, LA, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, SD, WI, WY)|
|Kathleen Doyle||Iowa||Sr.||3.83||Journalism & Mass Comm. / Spanish|
|Ciara Duffy||South Dakota||Gr.||4.00||Political Science / History|
|Sara Rhine||Drake||Gr.||4.00||Elementary Education (U) / Counseling (G)|
|Alexa Willard||Missouri State||Sr.||3.79||General Business|