Starkenburg pitches gem, Hoffman delivers game-winning hit for Iowa
Hawkeyes head to Minnesota with renewed confidence
Starkenburg struck out a career high 11 in the 10-inning win
Blank went 3-for-3 with 2 RBIs to lead Iowa in run rule win
Iowa travels to Madison, Wisconsin, for B1G series
The Hawkeyes defeat Ohio State 3-2 on Senior Day to give Head Coach Marla Looper her 100th win
The Hawkeyes fall to Ohio State in their series opener
The Hawkeyes fall to the UNI Panthers 9-8 in Iowa City
Michigan State at Iowa Sunday, April 20, 2014
Iowa 5, Michigan State 1 Saturday, April 19, 2014
2014 as a Sophomore... Appeared in 42 games in 2014 with 39 starts as an outfielder or designated player... scored a career-high three runs and matched career-highs with two hits, one double, one home run and three RBIs against Missouri on April 16... stole the first base of her career against UNI on April 30... was a perfect 2-for-2 at Nebraska on April 12... hit a season-most three home runs (one at Illinois on March 22, one against Missouri on April 16 and one at Iowa State on April 23)... doubled in back-to-back contests twice during the season (against Lipscomb and Missouri on Februrary 14, in a doubleheader against Missouri on April 16)... ended the year with a five-game reached base streak... had seven multiple hit games... Academic All-Big Ten honoree... letterwinner.
2013 as a Freshman... Appeared in 15 games with two starts at designated player... hit at a .222 clip (4-for-18): 3-of-4 hits were extra base hits (two doubles, home run)... hit first career home run at Drake (April 3)... notched first career hit on Feb. 23 in win over Winthrop in Bama Bash... named to the 2012-13 Dean's List... letterwinner.
High School... Three-time all-district selection, earning second team honors as a sophomore, first team as a junior and unanimous first team as a senior... named to Texas Sports Writers Association 2012 All-State Team after batting .396 with 11 home runs and 42 RBIs despite missing last two playoff series with an injury... led her high school team to class 4A Texas State Championship in 2012... named first team All-Comal Country in 2012... first team All-Comal County and a San Antonio Express News All-Area selection in 2011... batted .487 with six home runs, 25 RBIs and 11 steals as a sophomore... hit .530 with eight home runs, 35 RBIs and 13 steals as a junior... also hit .425 with three long balls, 30 RBIs and 14 steals as a freshman... led team to a 5A state and district title in 2009 and to the district and bi-district championships in 2010 and 2011... the 2011 squad went undefeated... played ASA softball for the Texas Bombers Gold squad, finishing 17th at the Premier in 2011, 17th at the ASA Gold Nationals in 2010 and second at the 2010 Louisville Slugger Independence Day Tournament... four-time academic all-district honoree.
Personal... Born July 21, 1993... daughter of Mary and Brian Repole... twin sister, Katie Repole, plays collegiately at Louisiana-Lafayette... majoring in English.
Runs Scored: 3 vs. Missouri, 4/16/14
Hits: 2, 7X, last vs. Ohio State, 5/4/14
Doubles: 1, 8X, last vs. Ohio State, 5/4/14
Home Runs: 1, 4X, last at Iowa State, 4/23/14
RBI: 3, 2X last vs. Missouri, 4/16/14
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. UNI, 4/30/14