IOWA CITY, Iowa – The nationally-ranked Iowa women’s basketball team defeated Clarke University, 122-49, in its second exhibition game on Sunday afternoon inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Sophomore Hannah Stuelke made a statement in her first start of the season inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena, going 11-15 from the field to finish with 27 points and 10 rebounds. National Player of the Year Caitlin Clark finished with 24 points and nine assists. Clark went 9-of-13 from the floor.
The Hawkeyes jumped on top in the first quarter scoring 30 points and tallying 13 boards. Iowa kept the momentum in the second going on a 21-0 run to take a 62-18 lead at half.
Iowa held the Pride to less than 15 points in all quarters. 11 Hawkeyes entered the scoring column, four recording double digits, and all available Hawkeyes recorded a stat.
Sharon Goodman was close to notching a double-double and recorded 14 points and nine rebounds. The Hawkeyes shot 61.7% as a team from the floor. Iowa outscored Clarke 88-26 in the paint.
QUOTING P. SUE BECKWITH, MD, HEAD COACH LISA BLUDER
“I thought we did some good things today. Obviously, we had the size advantage but we took advantage of it. I thought we ran the floor well too. Hannah and Sharon both had great games. We shared the ball well and had 30 assists. This was it, and now we are getting ready for the home opener on Nov. 6.”
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The Hawkeyes return to action Nov. 6, hosting FDU for its regular season opener at 6:30 p.m. (CT) on Mediacom Court inside CHA. The game will air on B1G+ (subscription) and on the Hawkeye Radio Network.