The University of Iowa Department of Athletics recognized academic and athletic accomplishments of its student-athletes at the inaugural Golden Herkys on Wednesday at Englert Theater in downtown Iowa City.
Iowa seniors Katie Brown (rowing) & Mike Gesell (men's basketball), and juniors Ally Disterhoft (women's basketball) & Desmond King (football) earned top honors at the Golden Herky Awards. Gesell & Brown were named Iowa's Big Ten Medal of Honor winners, while King and Disterhoft were named Iowa's Male & Female Athletes of the Year.
The University of Iowa men's golf team has been selected to the NCAA Albuquerque Regional, earning its eighth consecutive NCAA appearance, the NCAA golf committee announced Thursday morning.
The University of Iowa softball team concludes the regular reason when it hosts No. 19/23 Minnesota on May 6-8. The Hawkeyes and Golden Gophers kick off the weekend with a 6 p.m. (CT) contest on Friday. The series continues with a 2 p.m. game on Saturday and concludes with a 1 p.m. matchup on Sunday.
University of Iowa women's golfer Amy Ihm shot a 79 (+7) in the first round of the NCAA Bryan Regional on Thursday.
The University of Iowa baseball team hits the road for a three-game Big Ten weekend series at Ohio State from May 6-8 at Bill Davis Stadium.
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