Women's Basketball To Be Recognized Saturday At Kinnick Stadium

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa women’s basketball team will be recognized on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium following the football team’s open workout at approximately 11:30 a.m. (CT). P. Sue Beckwith, MD, head coach Lisa Bluder is scheduled to speak.

Admission to Saturday’s football open workout is free to the public; fans will be required to wear face coverings.

Iowa advanced to its third NCAA Sweet 16 in its last four tournament appearances and earned its 15th NCAA Tournament bid under Coach Bluder.

The Hawkeyes led the country in field goal percentage (51.3) and 3-point percentage (40.8), and ranked second in scoring offense (86.1), third in free-throw percentage (80.0),and fourth in total assists (604).

Junior Monika Czinano and freshman Caitlin Clark were named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team on March 13. Clark was named Big Ten Freshman of the year and earned unanimous first team All-Big Ten and Big Ten-All-Freshman team honors. Czinano also earned first team All-Big Ten honors.

Clark’s freshman season was capped off with being named WBCA Co-Freshman of the Year (March 30), The Athletic’s Co-Freshman of the Year (March 25), a Dawn Staley Award Finalists (March 7), to The Athletic All-America Team (March 25), and to the WBCA All-Region Team (March 24). She earned USBWA Tamika Catchings National Freshman of the Week (Jan. 5, Feb. 17, Feb. 23, and March 2), NCAA Starting Five (Dec. 9, Dec. 30, Feb. 17, March 3), and ESPN National Player of the Week (Dec. 14) honors — the first Big Ten freshman to earn the award.