Junior Jimmy Frankos delivered a full-count, base-loaded RBI single to left field to send the No. 17 University of Iowa baseball team to a 3-2 walk-off victory over No. 25 Nebraska in the opening game of a Sunday doubleheader at Duane Banks Field.
University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz said his team had a productive spring as the Hawkeyes wrapped up the 15th and final practice of the spring here Saturday afternoon in a wet and chilly Kinnick Stadium.
Sophomore Carson Schaake shined at the Big Ten Championships this weekend, sharing medalist honors with Illinois' Nick Hardy, while leading the University of Iowa men's golf team to a 2nd place finish Sunday at Victoria National Golf Club.
A three-run first inning provided the early offense the 17th-ranked University of Iowa baseball team needed to defeat 25th-ranked Nebraska, 4-3, on Saturday afternoon at Duane Banks Field.
The UI Athletics Department will open the gates to historic Kinnick Stadium on a Saturday night in June, but it won't be for a football game. Instead fans will be invited to throw a blanket on the artificial turf and enjoy a movie on the biggest screen in the state of Iowa.
The University of Iowa will conclude spring practice with an open practice Saturday, April 25, at Kinnick Stadium, but due to the weather forecast, several of the pre-practice activities have been cancelled. The final practice will begin at 1 p.m., with gates opening at noon.
The University of Iowa track and field team closed the Drake Relays with five top-eight finishes on Saturday.