The Hawkeye Women: RISE podcast highlights the past, present, and future of Iowa women’s sports. It will highlight the remarkable stories and incredible accomplishments, both in competition and in life. This podcast will allow listeners to feel inspired by stories of adversity overcome. This will celebrate Iowa women’s athletics and empower.

Together, Hawkeye Women: RISE.

Upcoming Podcasts

The RISE Podcast is on summer break and will return with new episodes in August.

Thanks for all your support in our first year!

Previous Podcasts

Special Guest:
Amy Wilson, NCAA Managing Director of Inclusion

Special Guests:
Kelsey Laverdiere, Associate Athletics Director, Marketing & Multimedia
Sloane Tyler, Senior Director of Development

Special Guests:
Larissa Libby, Head Gymnastics Coach
Jenny Eustice, Dance Team Coach

Special Guests:
Lisa Cellucci, Head Field Hockey Coach
Beth Goetz, Interim Henry B. and Patricia B. Tippie Director of Athletics Chair

Special Guests:
Clarissa Chun, Head Women’s Wrestling Coach
Dave Dilanni, Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Special Guest: Lisa Bluder, P. Sue Beckwith, MD, Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Goals of the Hawkeye Women RISE Podcast:

R – Raise awareness for Hawkeye women’s sports.
I – Inspire Hawkeye women’s supporters.
S – Support Hawkeye women’s sports.
E – Empower past and present Hawkeye women’s athletes and supporters.

Hawkeye Women: RISE is a transformational initiative to advocate for, and support Iowa women's athletics. Together, we will build facilities, create endowments, and invest in our female student-athletes. The goal is to assist the women’s teams to build championship-caliber programs, that ensure our Iowa student-athletes are ready to be the next generation of leaders upon graduation.

Hawkeye Women RISE Mission