Hawkeyes cap season 9th straight postseason appearance
UI women's basketball hosted its annual banquet April 8
Peschel, Smith, and Till played final home game of their careers Saturday
Senior Claire Till's blog gives fans an inside look at Iowa women's basketball
7 p.m. (CT) contest is Buck Night, Kali Peschel bobble head night
Michigan at Iowa Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
Jan. 16, 2016
Bradley at No. 24 Iowa Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015
Iowa takes down UVA 85-73.
No. 23 Iowa 95, Upper Iowa 41 Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015
Hawk Items... Shot 43.4% from 3-point range as a junior, the eighth-best season in program history from beyond the arc.
2015-16 as a Senior... Academic All-Big Ten... played in 32 games with 20 starts this season... letterwinner... led the Hawkeyes with an .837 free throw percentage and was perfect from the line in 13 games this season... paced the team in rebounds five times... pulled down two rebounds and dished out an assist against Ball State (March 17)... netted 10 points and pulled down two rebounds against Maryland (March 4)... registered three points and a steal in two minutes of play against Michigan (March 3)... pulled down two rebounds in Iowa's win over Illinois (Feb. 27)... scored five points and dished out four assists at Penn State (Feb. 24)... netted three points in Iowa's win over Indiana (Feb. 21)... scored five points and dished out a pair of assists at Minnesota (Feb. 15)... netted two points, pulled down a rebound, and dished out an assist against Ohio State (Feb. 11)... scored four points and tallied three rebounds at Indiana (Feb. 4)... netted two points and pulled down two rebounds at Northwestern (Jan. 31)... scored six points and earned two rebounds against Penn State (Jan. 20)... netted 12 points and tallied four rebounds at Michigan State (Jan. 16)... scored six points and tallied five rebounds in Iowa's win at Wisconsin (Jan. 13)... earned five rebounds and netted four points against Maryland (Jan. 10)... compiled two points, two rebounds, and one block at Michigan (Jan. 7)... posted three rebounds and two points against Rutgers (Jan. 4)... pulled down eight rebounds and netted four points at Nebraska (Dec. 31)... matched her career-high with two steals against Bradley (Dec. 19)... tallied a career-high seven 3-point field goal attempts against Virginia (Dec. 2)... recorded a career-high 35 minutes against Western Illinois (Nov. 19)... recorded her second career double-double (13 points, 10 rebounds) with 50 seconds left in the first half against North Dakota (Nov. 13) and ended the game with 17 points and 14 rebounds... also matched career-highs with a team-high 14 rebounds, 11 field goal attempts, and three, three-pointers made, and set a career-high with six, three-point field goal attempts against North Dakota... reached double figures (17) in scoring in win over North Dakota (Nov. 13)... named to the Hawkeye Challenge All-Tournament Team for the second time in her career.
2014-15 as a Junior... Played in all 34 games this season with three starts... averaged 16.4 minutes and 5.1 points per game... shot 45.7 percent from the floor and was the second-most efficient three-point shooter with a 43.4 percentage... shot 79.1 percent from the charity stripe... made a career-high three 3-pointers three different times this season: vs Iowa State on Dec. 11, vs Nebraska on March 6, vs Ohio State on March 7 in the semifinal round of the Big Ten Tournament... shot 43.4% from 3-point range, the eighth-best season in program history from beyond the arc... led the team in 3-point field goals (3-5) in win over No. 25 Nebraska at the Big Ten Tournament on March 6... netted a career-best 19 points in win over Robert Morris on Nov. 16... shot 62.5 percent (10-16) from behind the arc during the postseason; a stretch of five games... nominated for the 2015 Allstate WBCA Good Works Team®; prestigious community service award recognizes a distinguished group of student-athletes who have demonstrated a commitment to enriching the lives of others and contributing to the greater good in their communities... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
2013-14 as a Sophomore... Academic All-Big Ten honoree... played in all 36 games... started the first 19 games of the season; the first starts of her career... ranked fifth on the team in rebounding (3.9)... posted first career double-double in win over No. 14 Dayton (Nov. 10), tallying 12 points and 14 rebounds; 14 rebounds marked a career best... named to Hawkeye Challenge All-Tournament team... Iowa's leading rebounder in four contests, including two double-figure totals (11 vs. UC Riverside, 14 vs. Dayton)... notched a career-best 15 points in win over Boston College in the Cancun Challenge, finishing a perfect 8-of-8 from the foul line (Nov. 29)... made a career-high five field goals at Colorado (Nov. 20)... handed out a career-best six assists in Big Ten/ACC Challenge win over No. 22 Syracuse (Dec. 5).
2012-13 as a Freshman... Played in 28 games... scored a season-high five points at Drake (Dec. 16)... recorded five rebounds in collegiate debut against Northern Illinois (Nov. 9)... scored 16 points, grabbed 29 rebounds and added eight assists on the season.
High School... Miss Minnesota Basketball finalist... two-time all-state selection... three-time all-section pick... only played 11 games her senior season after suffering an ACL injury between her junior and senior seasons... garnered four all-conference awards, starting as an eighth grader... two-time conference MVP... St. Cloud Times and Sauk Valley Player of the Year as a sophomore and junior... led her high school team to back-to-back conference championships, section titles and state tournament appearances, including a third place finish as a junior... named to the state tournament all-tournament team... averaged 20.2 points, 7.4 rebounds and 4.9 assists as a junior, 17.9 points as a sophomore, 14.9 points as a freshman and 10.3 points as an eighth grader... holds school records for points in a single game (37), season (666) and career (2,037), assists in a single game (12), season (163) and career (404) and steals in a season (125) and career (372)... also lettered in volleyball and track... two-time all-conference volleyball selection and was named conference MVP as a junior... also named to the state tournament all-tournament team... two-time all-conference and all-state pick in track.
Personal... Parents are Patty and Donny Peschel... has two younger sisters, Kelsey and Victoria... Spanish and communications studies major.