University of Iowa Athletics

#6 Barb Weinberg

Height -
Class Sr.
Hometown Louisville, Ky.
High School Louisville Male
Barb Weinberg - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – Named to the U.S. National field hockey team in Jaunuary of 2005… joined Iowa softball team in spring of 2005.

2004 as a Senior – Named first team NFHCA all-American… first team all-Big Ten… first team NFHCA West Regional All-American.

2003 as a Junior – Named second team NFHCA all-American… first team all-Big Ten… first team NFHCA West Regional All-American… started all 19 games in goal for the Hawkeyes… played all 1,351:55 minutes Iowa played… recorded six shutouts… went 306:20, spanning five games, without allowing a goal… recorded two shutouts against Northwestern (Sept. 17 and Oct. 26).

2002 as a Sophomore – First team all-Big Ten… second team NFHCA West Regional All-American… started all 17 games in the cage for Iowa… recorded five shutouts, blanking eventual NCAA Champion Wake Forest (Aug. 31), UConn (Sept. 14), Providence (Sept. 15), Stanford (Sept. 22) and Southwest Missouri State (Oct. 13)… second in the Big Ten in saves in conference play (33).

2001 as a Redshirt Freshman – Saw action in 11 games with nine starts in goal… started final four Big Ten Conference games and all three games in the Big Ten Tournament… named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after defeating No. 17 Penn State in her first career Big Ten game (Oct. 5)… stopped a career-high 17 shots in Big Ten Tournament semifinal game win over No. 6 Michigan State… named to the United States Under-23 National Team… competed at the National Indoor Tournament.

2000 as a Freshman – Redshirted

High School – Two-time Regional All-American, All-State and All-County selection. 1998 and 1999 team MVP at Louisville Male High School. Led her team to the 1997 Public School League Championship. Holds school records for most career saves, most saves in a season and lowes goals against average. Apple Corps. All-tournament team. 1999 ‘A’ and ‘B’ Camp participant. Played in the 1997-00 National Futures Tournaments. Won a bronze medal at the Junior Olympics. Four-year letterwinner as a shortstop on her high school softball team. Member of the Spanish Honor Society.

Personal – Major – Psychology…parents – Gwen and Zalman Weinberg…born – July 10, 1982…high school – Louisville Male…high school coach – Julie Cribbs and Amy Shumate.