Hawkeyes Set to Open 2024 Season


The University of Iowa softball team travels to Clearwater, Florida, to kickoff its 2024 season at the NFCA Leadoff Classic. The Hawkeyes open with matchups against NC State and Western Kentucky on Friday. Iowa will face NCCU and Notre Dame on Saturday and Utah on Sunday.


All five games will be streamed for free through the GameChanger app. Fans can follow along for live updates via Twitter @IowaSoftball.

The games on Friday and Sunday will be broadcast on Hawkeye Sports Radio with Victor Anderson on the call.


10 Hawkeyes hail from Iowa, seven from California, three from Arizona, two from Alabama and one each from Florida, Illinois, Kansas, and Missouri. The roster is comprised of nine freshmen, seven sophomores, eight juniors, and three seniors. There are 18 returning letterwinners and nine newcomers.


The University of Iowa softball team played 62 games in 2023, finishing 35-27. This was the highest win total since the 2009 season. The Hawkeyes made the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 2019.

Iowa went on to the NISC Postseason Tournament held in Fort Collins, Colorado. They ended up going 5-0 and capturing the 2023 NISC title.