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Alexa Kastanek
Alexa  Kastanek


Lincoln, Neb.

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Lisa Bluder Postgame News Conference Transcript

No. 24 Iowa downs Iowa State, 76-67, to move to 8-2


A Record Rout

Hawkeye women's basketball team scores 107 points in season opening win


Eyeing 8-Straight and Beyond

Hawkeyes return 10 letterwinners, 4 starters, and plenty of confidence


Preseason Q-and-A with Lisa Bluder

All-time winningest coach in program history enters her 15th season at the helm of UI program


Hawkeyes, Huskers to Meet in B1G Title Game

#23 Iowa and #15 Nebraska to face-off on Sunday at noon (CT) on ESPN


Baylor 81, Iowa 66

Baylor 81, Iowa 66 NCAA Sweet 16 Friday, March 27, 2105


Women's Basketball vs. Miami (USATSI)

Women's Basketball vs. Miami in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament. Credit: USA Today (USATSI)


NCAA Women's Tournament: Iowa vs. American

USATSI photos of women's basketball -- 3/20/15


No. 16 Iowa 78, Wisconsin 74

No. 16 Iowa 78, Wisconsin 74 Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015


No. 22 Iowa vs. No. 7 Louisville

No. 22 Iowa vs. No. 7 Louisville women's basketball

2013-14 Game-by-Game Get Acrobat Reader

2013-14 as a Freshman... Competed in 34-of-36 games, missing two in the Big Ten Tournament due to injury... scored in double figures in three games, including Iowa's win at Ohio State (10 points) on Jan. 19... notched first career double-figure scoring game in the Cancun Challenge in win over UNC-Wilmington, tallying a season-best 12 points and playing a season-high 23 minutes... grabbed a season-high seven rebounds in win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Nov. 13)... converted a season-best three 3-pointers in the win over North Dakota (Dec. 28)... posted a season-high five assists on three occasions, the last coming in the first round Big Ten Tournament victory over Illinois (March 6)... saw first career action in season-opener against UC Riverside (Nov. 8), tallying five points and a season-best three steals.

High School... ESPN HoopGurlz Top 100 recruit... first player in Lincoln Southeast High School history to start and play in every game since freshman season... all-state selection as a junior... named all-city as a freshman, sophomore and junior... selected as team captain every season since her freshman year... averaged 14.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.8 steals as a sophomore... averaged 16.3 points and 5.5 rebounds as a junior... led her high school to three state tournament appearances, including runner-up finish as a junior... claimed city, conference and district championships in each of her three seasons... also excels in the classroom as a member of the National Honor Society and honor roll student throughout high school.

Personal... Parents are Lisa and Dave Kastanek... has two older sisters, Allie and Marissa, and one younger brother, Marcus... Marissa was an All-ACC performer for the North Carolina State women's basketball team... psychology major.


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