This Week - Updated
Due to the threat of inclement weather, the University of Iowa softball team, originally scheduled to play at the Creighton Invitational on Friday and Saturday, has moved the weekend’s games to Saturday and Sunday.
· Friday: NO GAMES
· Saturday: Iowa vs. Wichita State at noon (CT); Iowa at Creighton at 2:30 p.m.
· Sunday: Iowa vs. Wichita State at noon
· After defeating then-No. 8 Baylor, 3-1, in their final game at the Judi Garman Classic on March 4, the Hawkeyes topped No. 13 Arizona State in Tempe, Arizona, on March 14.
· Sophomore pitcher Allison Doocy earned both wins for the Hawkeyes.
· Doocy recorded eight strikeouts in each game.
· Two of Doocy’s eight strikeouts were against Baylor’s Carlee Wallace, who had only struck out twice in 30 at-bats before Sunday’s matchup.
· This is the first time Iowa has defeated two ranked opponents in a season since 2015 when Iowa topped No. 17 UCF (3-2), No. 4 Michigan (6-4), and No. 12 Minnesota (2-0).