All-time winningest coach in program history enters her 15th season at the helm of UI program
Women's hoops holds 1st official practice Monday
3-day training session pushes team mentally and physically
Iowa won 27 games this season, equaling the second-highest total in program history
Hawkeyes host third-seeded Louisville on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. (CT)
The Iowa Hawkeyes face Louisville in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament
The Iowa Hawkeyes defeat Marist 87-65 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament
The Iowa Hawkeyes prepare for their game against Marist is the first round of the NCAA Tournament
Iowa vs. Nebraska (USATSI)
The Iowa Hawkeyes face Nebraska in the championship game of the 2014 B1G Ten Tournament
2014 Big Ten All-Freshman Team 2014 Honorable mention All-Big Ten by league coaches and media 2014 Big Ten All-Tournament Team
2013-14 as a Freshman... Honorable mention All-Big Ten by league coaches and media... 1-of-5 league rookies named to the All-Freshman Team... named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team, becoming first Hawkeye freshman to be named to the team... second among freshmen in Iowa history in scoring (474 points)... third among freshmen in program history in rebounding (229)... fourth among freshmen in program history in 3-pointers (33)... played in all 36 games, starting the last 17 contests... scored in double figures in 16 of first 17 career starts, and Iowa finished with a 13-4 record when she started... Iowa's third-leading scorer in conference play (13.7), ranking 16th in the Big Ten, and fourth among league freshmen... averaged 12 points and 5.6 rebounds per contest off the bench in Iowa's first 19 games -- Iowa's second-leading rebounder and fourth-leading scorer during the stretch... led Iowa in rebounding in 17 games... fourth among Big Ten freshmen in rebounding, seventh in scoring... ninth in the Big Ten in field goal percentage (.493), 16th in rebounding (6.4), and 22nd in scoring (13.2)... scored in double figures in 28-of-36 contests, including 18 of the last 19... tallied six or more rebounds in 23-of-36 games... posted three double-doubles... made first career start in win at Ohio State (Jan. 19), posting first career double-double (24 points, 10 rebounds); finished 12-of-12 from the free throw line; 6-for-6 from the line in the final 28 seconds; her 12-for-12 marked from the line marks the third-best total (when shooting 100%) in the league this season, and the best performance from the line in conference only action; also tied the program record for most free throws made (when making 100%) during a Big Ten game... equaled a season high with 24 points in win at No. 9 Penn State (Feb. 6), missing only one shot (8-of-9 field goals, 3-of-3 3-pointers, 5-of-5 free throws); drove to the hoop and was fouled with a second on the shot clock, and made both free throws with 8.7 seconds left for the game's final points... netted a team-high 20 points in Big Ten Tournament championship game... posted third double-double in win over Illinois (Mar. 6), notching 14 points while grabbing 12 rebounds in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
High School... Named to the 2013 PARADE All-America Girls Basketball Team -- one of 40 high school seniors selected to the All-America team... named Miss Iowa Basketball by the Iowa Newspaper Association and the Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior... McDonalds All-American nominee... ESPN HoopGurlz Top 100 recruit... named the Iowa City Press-Citizen's Female Athlete of the Year as a senior after leading West High School to the state tournament for the third year in a row... averaged 26.3 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 2.2 assists per game as a senior... Academic All-State selection... earned a total of seven all-state honors as a sophomore and junior, including six first team accolades... all-district selection as a junior and senior... two-time unanimous MVC Player of the Year and first team all-conference pick... Iowa City Press-Citizen and Gazette/KCRG Player of the Year as a junior... averaged 15 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists as a sophomore... averaged 16.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists as a junior... led West High to its first state tournament appearance in school history as a sophomore, finishing runner-up... helped the Trojans claim a state championship as a junior with a 25-1 record... named to state tournament all-tournament team in both seasons... led West High to back-to-back MVC titles... holds school records for career points (1,590), career 3-pointers made (112), career free throws made (372), career blocks (104), single season points scored (631), single season scoring average (26.3), two-point baskets made in a season (192), two-point field goal percentage in a season (63.5), single season three-point field goal percentage (47.0), single season field goal percentage (67.4), blocked shots in a season (42), two-point field goals made in a game (15), steals in a single game (10), and blocked shots in a game (five)... also lettered in track and volleyball... helped West High to a 2010 outdoor state track championship... claimed individual state title in indoor 4x800 as a sophomore... multiple event qualifier for Drake Relays... all-conference and academic all-district pick in volleyball... also excels in the classroom and is an academic all-state and all-conference selection... member of the National Honor Society and held a 4.0 cumulative grade-point average... awarded direct admission into Tippie College of Business for academic achievement.
Personal... Parents are Missy and Jeff Disterhoft... mother played basketball and softball at Drake and was teammates with current assistant coaches Jan Jensen and Jenni Fitzgerald... has a younger brother, Nate... business major.