University of Iowa Athletics

Natalie Looney

Height 5-5
Class Sr.
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.

Hawk Item — transferred to Iowa before her junior season after two years at South Carolina.

Spring 2017 — won her only two singles matches in straight sets… posted an 8-5 doubles record… was 1-0 playing at the top doubles position… won a team-high six matches at No. 3 doubles, teaming with Aimee Tarun… missed the final month of the season with a torn ACL… letterwinner.

Fall 2016 — competed in the Kitty Harrison Invite.

Spring 2016 — went 2-2 in singles…paired with Aimee Tarun for every doubles match, going 10-3 in doubles…played final match of the season against Indiana.

Fall 2015 — competed in four tournaments her first season as a Hawkeye… 3-7 singles record… 5-8 doubles record… paired with Zoe Douglas throughout the season for a 3-3 doubles record.

Spring 2015 — played at South Carolina… was 1-2 in singles play at the No. 6 position. Fall 2014 — played at South Carolina… was 6-9 in singles play… 8-9 in doubles action.

Spring 2014 –played at South Carolina… was 2-2 in singles play, appearing once at the No. 1 position (0-1) and twice at No. 6 (2-1).

Fall 2013 — played at South Carolina… was 4-8 overall in singles and 2-8 overall in doubles.

Spring 2013 — joined South Carolina in January and redshirted.

High School — ranked in the top 100 in her national recruiting class… won the Kansas 5A state championship, becoming the first freshman in state history to win the 5A title… four-time team MVP… led St. Thomas Aquinas to its first ever team title… finisher her career ranked No. 2 in the Missouri Valley region… saw time as the No. 1 ranked doubles team on the junior circuit (Missouri Valley region).

Personal — born Dec. 17, 1993… parents are Patrick and Maria Looney… her father played tennis at the University of Missouri… has three siblings, Caroline, Monica, and Luke… broadcast journalism major.

Season (Doubles) #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2015-16 5-0 5-2 1-1 10-2 5-8 15-10 .600
2016-17 1-0 1-2 6-3 2-1 8-5 0-3 8-8 .500
Career 1-0 6-2 11-5 3-2 18-7 5-11 23-18 .561
Season (Singles) #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2015-16 2-0 0-2 0-1 2-2 3-7 5-9 .357
2016-17 2-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 2-0 .1000
Career 2-0 0-2 2-0 0-1 2-2 3-7 7-9 .562