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#20 Kate Martin

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

2021-22

  • 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
  • Named to Iowa’s Dean’s List

2020-21

  • 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

2019-20

  • 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

2018-19

  • Redshirted

High School

  • 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

Personal

  • 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
  • Undecided major