University of Iowa Athletics

#3 Allison Doocy

Height 5-10
Class Sr.
Hometown Ankeny, Iowa
High School Ankeny
Allison Doocy - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Ranks eighth in Iowa career pitching appearances (134).
  • Tied for eighth in Iowa career complete games (75).
  • Ranks sixth in Iowa career strikeouts (730).

2021 as a graduate student

  • Saw action in 22 games with 17 starts.
  • Had a record of 11-5 with two saves in the circle.
  • Threw 11 complete games with four shutouts.
  • Her 2.00 ERA was good for fifth in the Big Ten.
  • Ranked fifth in the Big Ten in opposing batting average (.211) and ninth in strike outs (109).
  • Threw the 18th no hitter in program history on May 2 against Rutgers.
  • Was named NFCA second team All-Regional.

2020 as a senior (season cut short due to Coronavirus)

  • Saw action in 13 games with 11 starts.
  • Threw five complete games, tallying seven wins and two losses.
  • Held a 1.54 ERA to rank second in the Big Ten.
  • Finished the season with 621 career strikeouts, currently sitting seventh on the Division I active career leaderboard.
  • Doocy struck out 102 batters to rank fifth in the conference.
  • Nationally, Doocy was 17th in the country with 10.4 strikeouts per seven innings.
  • She tied a career high of 15 strikeouts against Hawaii on Feb. 22.
  • She had six double-digit strikeout performances.

2019 as a junior

  • Appeared in 38 games with 30 starts
  • Second-team All-Big Ten
  • Named the Big Ten Pitcher of the week on March 11 following her performance at the Saluki Invitational
  • Ranked fifth in the conference with 195 strikeouts
  • Notched 14 games with seven or more strikeouts
  • Opened the season striking out 14 batters against Bucknell on Feb. 8
  • Gave up one hit and zero runs in a complete game against Fordham on Feb. 23
  • Pitched a season-high 9.2 innings against Tulsa on Feb. 9
  • Tallied 10 strikeouts and zero earned runs in a win over Ball State on March 3
  • Threw a complete game, giving up thee hits and one run with five strikeouts against Purdue on March 23.

2018 as a sophomore

  • Appeared in 33 games, including 30 starts in the circle
  • Second-team All-Midwest honoree
  • Named to the 2018 Big Ten All-Tournament team after tying a career-high with 15 strikeouts against Ohio State
  • Named Big Ten Pitcher of the week on April 9 and Co-Big Ten Pitcher of the Week on March 12
  • Named College Sports Madness B1G Player of the Week on April 9
  • Tallied 14 wins in the circle
  • Recorded the fourth lowest ERA in the Big Ten with a 1.81 over 197.2 innings pitched
  • Ranked fourth in the conference with 205 strikeouts and was second with 52 batters looking
  • Pitched 20 complete games
  • Recorded 4 shutouts
  • Pitched a four-hit shutout against UIC on Feb. 9
  • Threw 10 strikeouts against Tulsa to help Iowa to a 2-1 victory on Feb. 16
  • Threw a complete game to help Iowa defeat No. 8 Baylor 3-1, on March 4
  • Tossed a career-high 15 strikeouts against Georgetown on March 11
  • Allowed two hits and struck out 11 against UW Green Bay on March 27
  • Pitched 10.1 innings, recording 10 strikeouts and giving up two hits against Maryland on March 30
  • Threw a complete game one-hitter along with 12 strikeouts to guide Iowa to a 3-0 victory over Wisconsin on April 7
  • Tallied nine strikeouts and one hit against Western Illinois on April 17
  • Tied her career-high with 15 strikeouts in a 5-1 upset of No.5-seeded Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament on May 10

2017 as a freshman

  • Appeared in 28 games and started 24 in the circle
  • Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on April 17 after going 3-1 with a win over Nebraska and a win over Rutgers
  • Threw 16 complete games and recorded four shutouts
  • Amassed nine wins
  • Had a 2.80 ERA over 145.0 innings pitched
  • Led the pitching staff and ranked sixth in the league with 119 strikeouts
  • Opponents had a .265 batting average
  • Recorded seven strikeouts in win at Ohio State on April 30
  • Tallied six strikeouts at Ohio State on April 28
  • Registered six strikeouts in 7.0 innings over Rutgers on April 16
  • Threw a career-high 10 strikeouts and had a one-hit shutout in win over Rutgers on April 14
  • Pitched 7.0 innings with four strikeouts, earning win over Nebraska (G1) on April 12
  • Notched 6.0 innings and registered eight strikeouts in win at Northern Iowa
  • Pitched a complete game at Wisconsin on April 8 and allowed just four hits with no walks
  • Had eight strikeouts at Wisconsin on April 8
  • In relief, allowed just two hits in 1.2 innings pitched at Purdue to help secure the victory
  • Recorded six strikeouts in a complete 7.0 innings pitched at Purdue on April 1
  • Threw a career-high nine strikeouts against South Dakota State on March 19
  • Threw seven strikeouts and allowed just three hits against Valparaiso on March 17
  • Recorded four strikeouts against No. 23 California (March 4) and three against No. 7 Washington (March 3)
  • Pitched a complete game and had four strikeouts against Virginia Tech on Feb. 18
  • Tallied another four strikeouts at Georgia Tech on Feb. 19
  • Recorded seven strikeouts in 4.0 innings against Texas Tech on Feb. 11
  • Pitched a complete game in her first start for the Hawkeyes against Abilene Christian on Feb. 10.

High School

  • Played at Ankeny High School under David Bingham, Brett Delaney and Sara Tuttle
  • Earned second team all-state, first team CIC-Eastern, second team CIC all-conference and 5A West all-district honors as a junior
  • Set the Iowa State Tournament Strikeout Record in 2015 with 33 strikeouts in three state tournament games
  • Helped team to a third-place finish at the state tournament in 2013 and a seventh-place finish in 2015
  • Holds the school record for strikeouts in a single season (233)
  • Also competed in track and field and volleyball
  • Was a two-time state qualifier in track and field
  • Finished eighth in the 3,200-meter relay in 2014 and 13th in the same event in 2015
  • Recorded a 16th-place finish in the high jump at the 2013 state track meet
  • Guided volleyball team to back-to-back state tournament appearances in 2013 and 2014
  • Named to the CIML All-Academic team
  • Earned the Academic Excellence Award in 2013, 2014, and 2015.


  • Full name is Allison Nicole Doocy
  • Born April 6, 1998
  • Parents are Craig and Pam
  • Has one sister who ran at Simpson College
  • Father, Craig, coaches track and field for Ankeny High School
  • Psychology major and human relations minor.