Blank, Massey went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Hawkeyes
7-of-8 Iowa runs were scored with 2 outs on the board
The Hawkeyes will play 4 games in the 3-day tournament
Fritsch, Zoeller, Blank and Hoffman recorded a hit apiece for the Hawkeyes
Iowa recorded a season-best 16 hits, 9 runs in rout of Drake
Iowa Softball Media Day Friday, January 31, 2014.
2014 UI Softball 1st Practice Jan. 13, 2013 Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex Iowa City, Iowa Photos by: Jil Price
Iowa State at Iowa Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Hawk Item... Joined the team in Jan. 2012 after graduating from high school a semester early.
2013 as a Redshirt Freshman... Started 53-of-54 games -- all coming at catcher... one of six Hawkeyes to play in all 54 games... hit .217 with three home runs and 26 RBIs -- the fourth-most of any Hawkeye... posted six multi-hit games (five two-hit outings, one three-hit performance)... tied for second on the team with eight multiple-RBI games (five-2 RBI games, two-3 RBI contests, one-4 RBI game)... ranked seventh in the Big Ten in hit-by-pitches (11 total)... third in the Big Ten in runners caught stealing (12) and fourth in runners picked off (two)... led the league, in conference games only, in runners caught stealing (eight)... hit in five different spots in the batting order (4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th) -- hit fourth the most of any Hawkeye (19 times)... posted first career hit on the opening day of the season vs. Texas State -- a two-run homer... hit a walk-off grand slam in run-rule victory over Ohio State on March 10... posted two sacrifice flies in victory at Cal State Fullerton (March 2), marking a Big Ten individual season-high.
2012 as a Freshman... Redshirted... did not see any game action.
High School... Three-time Indiana all-state, all-conference and all-district selection... batted .470 with 38 RBI, six home runs and 13 doubles as a junior... hit .475 with 31 RBI and 12 doubles as a sophomore and .414 with 30 RBI and 25 runs as a freshman... holds the Penn High School records for home runs, doubles and RBI... led team to three conference titles in her career... team claimed the sectional and regional championship during her junior season before falling in semi-state.... played ASA ball for the Indiana Magic Gold 16U-18U teams... High Honor Roll member.
Personal... Born Feb. 22, 1994... daughter of James and Dana Hoffman... mother played collegiate volleyball at Olivet College in Michigan... has two siblings, Skye and Theodore... health and human physiology major.