All-time winningest coach previews the 2015-16 season
Head coach Lisa Bluder previews the 2015-16 season
Forward signs with Ringwood Hawks out of Melbourne, Australia
UI women's basketball hosted its annual team banquet on April 10
Hawkeye senior competes in 3-Point Championship
Baylor 81, Iowa 66 NCAA Sweet 16 Friday, March 27, 2105
No. 16 Iowa 78, Wisconsin 74 Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
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
Hawk Items... Iowa record holder in career 3-pointers made (334), 3-pointers made in a season (124), and 3-pointers made in a game (10)... Set or tied the arena record for most 3-pointers in a game in at least five venues this season (Drake, Rutgers, Illinois, Northwestern, Iowa)... became the first NCAA statistical champion in 3-pointers per game in the Big Ten conference since 1988 after averaging 3.65 in 2014-15... ends her career 12th all-time in scoring (1480) at Iowa... leads all seniors in Iowa history in 3-pointers made in a season (124) and is the seventh-highest scoring senior in program history (503)... invited to compete in the 2015 State Farm 3-Point Championship... 15th in NCAA history in 3-point field goals per game in a season (3.65)... shot 45.1% from 3-point range (124-of-275) to rank sixth nationally and second in the Big Ten; fourth-best season (3-point percentage) in program history... 26th in NCAA history in career 3-pointers (334); third among active players.
2014-15 as a Senior... Second Team All-Big Ten... Iowa record holder in career 3-pointers made (334), 3-pointers made in a season (124), and 3-pointers made in a game (10)... set or tied the arena record for most 3-pointers in a game in at least five venues this season (Drake, Rutgers, Illinois, Northwestern, Iowa)... became the first NCAA statistical champion in 3-pointers per game in the Big Ten conference since 1988 after averaging 3.65 in 2014-15... ends her career 12th all-time in scoring (1480) at Iowa... leads all seniors in Iowa history in 3-pointers made in a season (124) and is the seventh-highest scoring senior in program history (503)... invited to compete in the 2015 State Farm 3-Point Championship... converted 124 3-pointers (275 attempts) in 34 games... 15th in NCAA history in 3-point field goals per game in a season (3.65)... shot 45.1% from 3-point range (124-of-275) to rank sixth nationally and second in the Big Ten; fourth-best season (3-point percentage) in program history... tied for first on the team in scoring, averaging 14.8 points per game; led the Hawkeyes in scoring in 14 games this season... 26th in NCAA history in career 3-pointers (334); third among active players... Logged a career high 41 minutes against Ohio State on March 7, scoring a team-high 22 points while sinking six 3-pointers to surpass Penn State's Maggie Lucas (112) as the Big Ten's single season record holder for 3-pointers made... finished 8-of-11 from 3-point range in Senior Day win over Minnesota on March 1, marking the fourth game this season she made at least eight 3-pointers in a game (10 at Drake, 8 at Illinois, 9 at Northwestern); the eight 3-pointers set a new Carver-Hawkeye Arena record... netted three 3-pointers in Iowa's win over Ohio State on Feb. 5, sending her past Lindsay Bowen of Michigan State (294) for the third-most in Big Ten history... made 29 3-pointers over a four-game stretch between Dec. 21 - Jan. 8 -- 10 at Drake, 5 vs. Penn State, 6 at Rutgers, 8 at Illinois... scored 157 points over an eight-game stretch between Dec. 21 - Jan. 22, averaging 19.6 points per game and scoring at least 21 in four of them... netted a team-high 29 points in victory at Northwestern on Jan. 29, scoring 27 from 3-point range (9-of-10)... converted eight 3-pointers at Illinois (Jan. 8), marking the most ever by a player in Champaign, Illinois... surpassed Lindsey Meder (261) for the most 3-pointers in school history during the win at No. 16 Rutgers on Jan. 4, going 6-of-10 from beyond the arc, finishing with 21 points... scored 31 points in Iowa's win at Drake on Dec. 21, making 10 3-pointers (10-of-14), setting a new school record; previous school record was seven, accomplished five times in program history, twice by Dixon; the NCAA and Big Ten record for 3-pointers in a single game is 12; only 12 times since 1988 has a player made more than 10 in a game... scored 20 or more points eight different times this season... started all 36 games last season, and all 34 this season... named to Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll three times this season... named to the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll on Nov. 17 after recording her 1,000th-career point and averaging 18.5 points per game in a pair of wins over USC Upstate (107-65) and Robert Morris (85-67); she became Iowa's 32nd career 1,000-point scorer... earned Iowa's 2015 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award nomination.
2013-14 as a Junior... Started all 36 games... converted a career-best 97 3-pointers, the highest single-season total in program history and the sixth-highest single-season total in Big Ten history... third in the Big Ten in 3-pointers per game (2.7) and 21st in scoring (13.1)... ranked 40th nationally in 3-point field goals per game (2.7)... tallied two or more 3-pointers in 29-of-36 games, including 26 of the last 30 (11-straight games from Nov. 28 - Jan. 8)... at Cancun Challenge, averaged 22.3 points and five 3-pointers per contest, adding six rebounds and eight assists; had at least 17 points in each of Iowa's three victories en route to Mayan Division MVP honors... finished with a career-best and game-high 32 points in the win against UNC-Wilmington (Nov. 30); made seven 3-pointers, setting a personal record and tying the Iowa single game record... named to the Big Ten Player of the Week Honor Roll in two-straight weeks (Dec. 2, Dec. 9)... converted 20 3-pointers in three games vs. UNC-Wilmington, Syracuse, Idaho State -- the most in a three-game stretch in school history... finished with seven 3-point field goals in wins over Syracuse and UNC-Wilmington, tying a personal and school record; feat has been accomplished five times in program history (twice by Dixon)... scored 17 points or more during a five-game stretch from Nov. 28 to Dec. 7 (18, 17, 32, 27, 24), for an average of 23.6 points per game... notched a team-high 24 points in win over Northwestern (Feb. 10), finishing 6-of-9 from 3-point range, marking the fourth time this season she has connected on six or more 3-pointers (7 vs. UNCW, 7 vs. Syracuse, 6 vs. Idaho State)... converted 11 3-pointers during the 2014 Big Ten Tournament, the third-most in a single tournament in league history.
2012-13 as a Sophomore... Played in 34 games with three starts...Big Ten Sixth Player of the Year... given team's Hardest Worker Award... led Iowa in scoring during conference play (12.3 points per game)... during Big Ten play, led the conference in 3-point percentage (.430) and ranked second in 3-pointers made per game (2.9)... ranked 20th in the NCAA in 3-point percentage (39.8)... netted a career-high 23 points (5-of-10 3Pt. FGs) in win over Texas (Dec. 28)... tied school record for 3-pointers made by an Iowa player inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena with six against Northwestern (Feb. 3)... scored double figures 16 times, including four 20-point games... drained at least three 3-pointers in 11 contests... led the team in 3-pointers made (78) and 3-point percentage (.398)... averaged 10.1 points per game.
2011-12 as a Freshman... Played in 24 games with eight starts... suffered torn meniscus at Ohio State and missed a total of seven games... first career start came at Indiana, registering 19 points on 5-of-10 shooting from 3-point distance... netted career-high 22 points in win over Michigan... scored in double figures in five contests... made at least two 3-pointers in eight games.
High School... McDonald's All-American nominee... Miss Basketball of Illinois Top 10 finalist... three-time team MVP and team captain as a junior and senior... 11-time all-state selection, including first team honors by the Associated Press, Illinois Basketball Coaches Association, Chicago Sun-Times, Champaign News Gazette and IBS as a senior... also named third team all-state by the Chicago Tribune for all-classes... four all-area team selections, including ESPN Chicago and Chicago Sun-Times honors as a senior... named Northwest Herald Player of the Year as a junior and senior... three-time Fox Valley All-Conference pick... all-team leading scorer in McHenry County, for boys or girls, with 2,146 points... averaged 16.1 points as a sophomore, 19.4 points as a junior and 23.4 points as a senior... made 276 career three-pointers... holds school records for points in a single game (41), career points (2,146), single season points (795), career steals (270) and career three-pointers (276)... led Johnsburg High School to IHSA sweet 16 appearances as a freshman, junior and senior and an elite 8 appearance as a junior and three-straight conference titles... played AAU basketball with Samantha Logic and Midwest Elite... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal... Parents are Cindy and Scott Dixon... has two brothers, Mike and Steven... recreation and sport business major.