University of Iowa Athletics

#20 Kate Martin

Height 6-0
Class Graduate Student
Hometown Edwardsville, Ill.
High School Edwardsville
Kate Martin - Women's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors from the coaches and media.
  • Stands as the 43rd Hawkeye in program history to eclipse 1,000-career points.
  • Became 18th Hawkeye record 700+ rebounds in a career.
  • Became the 10th player in Iowa WBB history to notch 400 assists in a career.
  • First Iowa women’s basketball player to have even amassed 900+ points, 500+ rebounds, 400+ assists, 120+ steals, and 60+ blocks in a career.
  • Is the third Hawkeye in school history to net 1,200+ points, 700+ rebounds, and 450+ assists. (Caitlin Clark and Sam Logic)
  • Registered a career-high 25 points shooting 10-of-12 from the floor against Drake (11/19). • Tied her career high for blocks in a game stating three against Purdue Fort Wayne (11/24) and Bowling Green (12/2).
  • Recorded her career high in rebounds with 16 against Penn State (2/8).
  • Recorded her sixth career double-double and third of the season which is a career-best against Penn State (2/8).
  • Scored 10+ points in 30 games this season.
  • Scored 15+ points in 18 games this year and 20+ points in four games.


  • Started all 38 games for the Hawkeyes
  • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
  • Set career-high 20 points against UConn (Nov. 27) going 6-for-6 from behind the arc.
  • Netted 19 points against No. 2 Indiana (Feb. 26)
  • Dished out a career-high 13 assists vs Dartmouth (Dec. 21)
  • Ranks 12th all-time in career assists (385)
  • Netter her 600th career point against Michigan (Jan. 7)
  • Registered first double-double of the season against No. 2 Ohio State with 13 points, 11 rebounds, and 4 assists.
  • Had 10 points, seven assists, and nine rebounds against No. 5 Maryland (March 4)
  • Scored double digits 11 times this year
  • Letter winner


  • Started all 32 games for the Hawkeyes
  • Earned Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
  • Scored season-high 15 points against Northwestern (March 4), going 5-for-5 from the field
  • Registered career-high rebounds (11) against Nebraska (March 5)
  • Recorded three blocks against Wisconsin (Feb. 3), Michigan (Feb. 6) and Illinois State (March 18)
  • Scored double digits in nine games, averaging 7.3 points per game.
  • Ranked 81st in assist turnover ratio (1.79)
  • Recorded season-high assists (8) in the Big Ten Championship game against Indiana (March 6)
  • Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors and named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
  • Named to Iowa’s Dean’s List


  • Played in all 30 games, averaging 30.7 minutes a game.
  • Set career best 19 points against Penn State (Feb. 18), netting a personal best five 3-pointers and draining 5-of-5 from beyond the arc.
  • Pulled in a career-best eight rebounds against Nebraska (March 6).
  • Played 38 minutes, twice, last against Iowa’s win over Rutgers (March 11).
  • Earned Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
  • Named to the Academic All-Big Ten team
  • Team captain


  • Played in 24 games
  • Set career best eight points at Northern Iowa (Nov. 17) and tied it against North Carolina Central (Dec. 14)
  • Pulled in a season best seven rebounds against Towson (Nov. 28) during the Puerto Rico Clasico


  • Redshirted


  • Played at Edwardsville High School
  • Team won the Southwestern Conference her freshman, sophomore and junior year
  • Helped lead the team to a runner-up State Tournament finish in 2017 and a semifinal appearance in 2018
  • Averaged 16.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.88 assists and 2.13 steals in her senior year
  • First-team All-State her senior season and second-team All-State her junior season
  • Scored over 1,000 points
  • Three-year starter
  • Earned second-team all-state and all-Southwestern Conference honors
  • Played AAU with Blue Star St. Louis
  • Also played volleyball


  • Drafted to the Las Vegas Aces in the 2024 WNBA draft
  • Parents are Matthew and Jill Martin, Father played football at Western Illinois University
  • Has two siblings, Kennedy and Trevor
  • Kennedy played basketball at Truman State University
  • Graduated with her Master’s Degree in Sport and Recreation Management
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Clark Wins 2023 Honda Cup, Named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year
Iowa, Virginia Tech to Play in Ally Tipoff
Men's Hoops Ranked 24th in National Attendance
Iowa MBB/WBB To Play Doubleheader At Wells Fargo Arena
2-Seed Hawkeyes Outlast 6-Seed Colorado
2-Seed Hawkeyes Advance to NCAA Sweet 16
Clark Named Big Ten Player of the Year
No. 6 Hawkeyes Upset No. 2 Indiana at the Buzzer
No. 7 Hawkeyes Down the Badgers
No. 5 Iowa Falls to No. 2 Indiana
No. 6 Hawkeyes Top Penn State, 95-51
No. 10 Hawkeyes Win Sixth Straight, Beating Nebraska 80-76
No. 10 Hawkeyes Buck No. 2 Ohio State's Perfect Record, 83-72
Game Notes: Penn State at No. 12/9 Iowa
No. 12 Hawkeyes Pounce the ‘Cats, 93-64
Game Notes: Northwestern at No. 12/9 Iowa
No. 16 Hawkeyes Capture B1G Road Win, Taking Down No. 14 Wolverines
No. 13 Hawkeyes Defeat Dartmouth, 92-54
No. 16/13 Iowa Runs Past No. 10/8 Iowa State, 70-57
Hawkeyes 4th in AP Preseason Poll
Iowa Clinches B1G Tournament Title, Sweeps Indiana