The University of Iowa softball team dropped a 9-0 decision to No. 12 Minnesota on Sunday afternoon. The loss secured the three-game series sweep for the Gophers (41-8; 15-3). Iowa falls to 16-37 on the season and 7-13 in conference action.
The University of Iowa softball team dropped a twinbill to No. 12 Minnesota on Saturday afternoon. The Gophers secured back-to-back, 8-0, run-rule wins on walk-off hits.
After playing eight games against ranked opponents -- seven of which were ranked in the top six in national polls -- in the first seven weeks of the season, the University of Iowa softball team has seen success in the Big Ten Conference season.
The series will begin with a doubleheader on Saturday at 1 p.m. (CT). The finale is set to begin on Sunday at 12 p.m.
University of Iowa senior shortstop Megan Blank shined with a 2-for-3 performance at the plate, her 27th career home run, and two double plays turned in the team's Wednesday night loss to No. 15-ranked Missouri.
The University of Iowa softball team travels to Columbia, Missouri, for a Wednesday contest against the Tigers before traveling to Minneapolis for a three-game set at Minnesota. Wednesday's contest is set for 5 p.m. (CT). The Hawkeyes and Gophers will open the series on Friday at 6 p.m., continue on Saturday at 1 p.m., and wrap up the series with a 12 p.m. contest on Sunday.
The University of Iowa will now play a single game at 5 p.m. (CT) on Wednesday, April 22, at Missouri. Due to scheduling purposes, the teams dropped from a doubleheader to a single game.