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GENERAL INFORMATION Location:.......................................................Iowa City, IA Founded/ Enrollment:.................................. 1847/30,825 Colors:................................... Black and Gold (PMS 116) Nickname/Mascot:................ Hawkeyes/Herky the Hawk Facilities:.Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex (indoor), ....................................... Klotz Outdoor Courts (outdoor) Conference:..........................................................Big Ten President:.....................................................Sally Mason Director of Athletics:....................................... Gary Barta TEAM INFORMATION 2011 Record:............................................................ 6-16 2010 Conference Record/Finish:...................... 3-7, T-7th NCAA Tournament Appearances/Most Recent:.... 7/2010 Letterwinners Returning/Lost:.................................... 4/3 First Year of Women’s Tennis:................................. 1978 All-Time Record:................................................. 422-404 All-Big Ten Selections:................................................. 24 Academic All-Big Ten Selections:................................ 80

ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT The mission of the Department of Athletics is to provide the administrative and coaching support, facilities, resources and equipment necessary for student-athletes to graduate from The University of Iowa while participating in broad-based championship-caliber athletic competition. The overall well-being of the participant and the integrity of the program will be paramount in all that we do. PRACTICE ATTENDANCE & INTERVIEWS All practices are open to the media, and interviews may be conducted 15 minutes prior to or at the completion of practice. The men’s tennis team practices at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex. All interviews should be coordinated by Brady Johnson in the sports information office. Please contact him at (319) 335-9411 so an interview time which does not interfere with the student-athlete’s academic or practice schedules can be coordinated. CREDITS The 2011 Hawkeye women’s tennis media guide is a publication of the University of Iowa. The guide was written, designed and edited by Sports Information Student Assistant Kyle Soldwisch, and Assistant Sports Information Director Chris Brewer. Photographs provided by the University Relations Photo Unit and the University Visual Center’s Photographic Services Department. Cover designed by Athletic Department Assistant Art Director Mindy Heidgerken.

MEDIA INFORMATION

KYLE SOLWISCH

2012 Team Roster....................................... 1 Head Coach Katie Dougherty...................... 2 Assistant Coaches....................................... 3 2011 Team Quick Facts............................... 4 2009-10 Season Results............................. 5 Meet The Hawkeyes............................... 6-13 Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex.14-15 Iowa’s NCAA Tournament Appearances.16-17 2010-11 Schedule...................................... 18 Opponent Quick Facts.......................... 18-19 Iowa Records............................................ 20 Hawkeye Award Winners........................... 21 All-Time Letterwinners............................... 22 Year-By-Year Results........................... 23-27 Opponent Series Records......................... 28 Yearly Coaching Records.......................... 28 Carver-Hawkeye Arena Renovation.......... 29 The University of Iowa.......................... 30-41

COACHING/STAFF INFORMATION Head Coach:..........................................Steve Houghton Head Coach:..........................................Katie Dougherty Alma Mater (Year):..........University of Wisconsin (2002) School Record (Years):................. 23-23 (Third Season) Overall Record (Years):................. 23-23 (Third Season) E-Mail Address:... katherine-dougherty@iowatennis.com Office Phone:...........................................(319) 335-9265 Assistant Coach:........................ Jesse Medvene-Collins Alma Mater (Year):........... University of Redlands (2002) E-Mail Address:.jesse-medvene-collins@iowatennis.com Tennis Administrator:.....................................Jane Meyer Tennis Secretary:..................................... Kendra Wieditz Administrative Phone:.............................(319) 335-9247 Administrative Fax:..................................(319) 335-9333 Academic Services Phone:.....................(319) 335-7599 Athletic Training Phone:..........................(319) 335-9393 Marketing/Promotion Phone:...................(319) 335-9431

CHRIS BREWER

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Q U I C K FAC T S

Men’s Tennis SID:.................................... Kyle Soldwisch Sports Information Phone:....................... (319) 335-9411 Sports Information Fax:...........................(319) 335-9417 E-Mail Address:.................... kyle-soldwisch@uiowa.edu Office Address:.Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, IA 52242 Web Site:................................. www.hawkeyesports.com

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2 0 12 R O S T E R 2012 ROSTER No. Cassandra Escobar Christina Harazin Ally Majercik Morven McCulloch Sonja Molnar Ellen Silver Shelby Talcott Katie Zordani

Name 5-7 5-4 5-3 5-7 5-5 5-9 5-5 5-6

Pos. Yr. Hometown (Last School) SR Guatemala City, Guatemala (University of New Orleans) SO Indian Head Park, Ill. (Lyons Township) SR Overland Park, Kan. (Olathe East) FR St. Andrews, Scotland (St.George’s School) SR Guelph, Ontario (Centennial C.V.I.) FR Grand Rapids, Mich. (East) FR Long Island, N.Y. (Laurel Springs) FR Lake Forest, IL (Lake Forest)

Head Coach: Katie Dougherty (3rd season) Assistant Coach: Jesse Medvene-Collins (2nd Season) IOWA’S ROSTER BREAKDOWN By State/Country Canada (1) - Sonja Molnar Guatemala (1) - Cassandra Escobar Illinois (2) - Christina Harazin, Katie Zordani Kansas (1) - Ally Majercik Michigan (1) - Ellen Silver New York (1) - Shelby Talcott Scotland (1) - Morven McCulloch

CASSANDRA ESCOBAR

CHRISTINA HARAZIN

ALLY MAJERCIK

MORVEN MCCULLOCH

SONJA MOLNAR

ELLEN SILVER

SHELBY TALCOTT

BY ELIGIBILITY Seniors (3) - Cassandra Escobar, Ally Majercik, Sonja Molnar Sophomore (1) - Chritstina Harazin Freshman (4) - Morven McCulloch, Ellen Silver, Shelby Talcott, Katie Zordani PRONUNCIATION GUIDE

Ally Majercik................................. Mah-JER-sick Sonja Molnar..................SAUN-yuh MALL-narr

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2 0 12 S C H E D U L E

Date Opponent

Location

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09/16-18/11 09/17/11 09/18/11 09/30/11 10/01/11 10/02/11 10/04/11 10/05/11 10/06/11 10/21/11 10/22/11 10/23/11 10/24/11 11/04/11 11/05/11 11/06/11 02/04/12 02/10/12 02/11/12 02/12/12 02/18/12 02/19/12 02/25/12 03/02/12 03/04/12 03/09/12 03/10/12 03/16/12 03/17/12 03/24/12 03/25/12 03/30/12 04/01/12 04/07/12 04/08/12 04/13/12 04/15/12 04/20/12 04/22/12 04/26-29/12

Minneapolis, Minn. Minneapolis, Minn. Minneapolis, Minn. Winnetka, Ill. Winnetka, Ill. Winnetka, Ill. Pacific Palisades, Calif. Pacific Palisades, Calif. Pacific Palisades, Calif. Tulsa, Okla. Tulsa, Okla. Tulsa, Okla. Tulsa, Okla. West Lafayette, Ind. West Lafayette, Ind. West Lafayette, Ind. Iowa City, Iowa Iowa City, Iowa Iowa City, Iowa Iowa City, Iowa Norman, Okla. Stillwater, Okla. Iowa City, Iowa South Bend, Ind. Iowa City, Iowa Lincoln, Neb. Lincoln, Neb. Orlando, Fla. Orlando, Fla. Evanston, Ill. Champaign, Ill. Iowa City, Iowa Iowa City, Iowa Bloomington, Ind. West Lafayette, Ind. Iowa City, Iowa Iowa City, Iowa Iowa City, Iowa Minneapolis, Minn. Columbus, Ohio

1:30 PM 10:30 AM 9:00 AM 9:00 AM 8:00 AM 9:00 AM TBA TBA 12:00 PM TBA 8:00 AM 8:00 AM 9:00 AM 11:45 AM 2:00 PM 9:00 AM 11:00 AM 5:00 PM 12:00 PM 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 12:00 PM 12:00 PM 3:30 PM 10:00 AM 5:00 PM 11:00 AM 1:00 PM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 5:00 PM 11:00 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 5:00 PM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 12:00 PM TBA

Gopher Invitational Gopher Invitational Gopher Invitational Wildcat Invitational Wildcat Invitational Wildcat Invitational ITA All-American Championships ITA All-American Championships ITA All-American Championships ITA Central Regional Championships ITA Central Regional Championships ITA Central Regional Championships ITA Central Regional Championships Schwartz Tennis Challenge Schwartz Tennis Challenge Schwartz Tennis Challenge vs. Illinois State vs. Illinois Chicago UIC vs. Iowa State vs. Iowa State at Oklahoma at Oklahoma State vs. Northern Iowa at Notre Dame vs. DePaul at Nebraska * vs. Tulsa at UCF vs. Harvard at Northwestern * at Illinois * vs. Penn State * vs. Ohio State * at Indiana * at Purdue * vs. Michigan State * vs. Michigan * vs. Wisconsin * at Minnesota * Big Ten Championships *

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H AW K E Y E T E N N I S A N D R E C R E AT I O N C O M P L E X As part of the West Campus Tennis Recreation Center and Sports Activity Fields project, construction of the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex was completed in the summer of 2006. The building officially opened July 31, 2006.

TRAINING ROOM

The complex is used by the Hawkeye men’s and women’s tennis, field hockey and soccer teams, as well as students and the public for general recreation. Along with eight indoor courts and 12 outdoor courts, the facility includes sports medicine facilities, team and public locker rooms, meeting rooms and video rooms. The building also houses Iowa tennis offices and a reception area. For the general public, there is Fitness West - a 2,700 square foot fitness area, an indoor turf facility for intramural and club sports teams and a 3,500 square foot Touch The Earth Outdoor Rental & Resource Center. Photo Captions Top Left: The Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex Athletic Training Room has equipment to enhance treament, rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary and strength performance.

TEAM ROOM

Middle Left: The team lounge features leather couches and chairs, and has television/video/stereo capabilities for individualized instruction and teaching. Below: The team locker room features large individual oak lockers with storage and a computer. It also features direct access to the team lounge and the tennis courts.

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H AW K E Y E T E N N I S A N D R E C R E AT I O N C O M P L E X

The Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex and Klotz Outdoor Tennis Courts (above left) officially opened July 31, 2006. Along with eight indoor courts and 12 outdoor courts (below), the new facility includes sports medicine facilities, team and public locker rooms, meeting rooms and video rooms. The building also houses Iowa tennis offices and a reception area.

“If I were a high school player looking to go to Iowa, I would take one step into that facility (Grant Field), and say ‘Where do I sign?’. What a great facility. This place is start-of-the-art for college field hockey.” BRENT STOVER (BIG TEN NETWORK)

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IOWATENNIS 2010-11 SEASON RESULTS

(6-16 Overall, 3-7 Big Ten) Date Opponent Result 9/24-26 Northern Iowa Invitational 10/5-8 ITA All-American Qualifying 10/8-10 Wildcat Invitational 10/22-24 ITA Central Regional 10/22-24 KU Tournament 1/15-17 FSU Seminole Invitational 1/22 at Northern Iowa.................. W, 6-1 1/29 at Georgia Tech^................... L, 5-2 1/30 vs. Illinois^............................. L, 5-2 2/4 vs. Miami (OH)..................... W, 5-2 2/6 vs. Kansas State................... L, 6-1 2/19 at Marquette.......................... L, 4-3 2/20 at DePaul.............................. L, 5-2 2/27 at Missouri............................ L, 4-3 3/13 vs. Nebraska......................... L, 5-2 3/16 at LSU................................... L, 6-1 3/18 at Tulane.............................. W, 4-3 3/25 at Ohio State*....................... L, 6-1 3/27 at Penn State....................... W, 5-2 4/2 vs. Indiana*.......................... W, 4-3 4/3 vs. Purdue*........................... L, 4-3 4/8 at Illinois*.............................. L, 5-2 4/9 at Northwestern*................... L, 6-1 4/15 vs. Michigan State*.............. W, 4-3 4/17 vs. Michigan*........................ L, 7-0 4/23 at Wisconsin*........................ L, 4-3 4/24 at Minnesota*........................ L, 6-1 4/28 vs. Minnesota#...................... L, 4-2 * - Big Ten Conference Play #- Big Ten Tournament ^ - ITA Central Regional

2 0 11 S E A S O N R E V I E W 2011 BIG TEN HONORS

2010-11 INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

Singles #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 Big 10 Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. Jessica Cohen -- -- -- 0-1 3-2 -- -- 3-3 1-1 4-4 .500 Alexis Dorr -- -- 0-4 7-7 1-1 -- 5-4 8-12 6-5 14-17 .452 Cassandra Escobar -- -- -- -- 0-1 1-12 1-9 1-13 6-7 7-20 .259 Christina Harazin -- -- -- 1-2 3-7 4-2 3-7 8.11 5-7 13-18 .419 Ally Majercik -- -- -- -- 0-4 0-3 0-2 0-7 4-7 4-14 .222 Sonja Molnar 16-6 -- -- -- -- -- 7-3 16-6 11-5 27-11 .711 Lynne Poggensee-Wei -- 0-4 3-11 2-1 -- -- 1-8 5-16 3-6 9-22 .290 Jessica Young -- 5-13 4-0 -- -- -- 5-5 9-13 9-3 18-16 .529 Totals 16-6 5-17 7-15 10-11 7-15 5-17 22-38 50-81 45-41 95-122 .438 Doubles #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. Molnar/Young 13-6 -- -- 6-3 13-6 0-1 13-7 .650 Cohen/Dorr -- 1-2 -- -- 1-2 -- 1-2 .333 Harazin/Poggensee-Wei -- 1-1 1-2 1-1 2-3 2-1 4-4 .500 Dorr/Poggensee-Wei -- 4-4 -- 0-1 4-4 -- 4-4 .500 Cohen/Harazin -- -- 1-3 -- 1-3 -- 1-3 .250 Molnar/Poggensee-Wei 1-1 -- -- 0-1 1-1 6-3 7-4 .636 Harazin/Young -- 1-1 -- 0-1 1-1 1-1 2-2 .500 Escobar/Majercik -- -- 2-5 1-2 2-5 0-4 2-9 .189 Harazin/Majercik -- -- 0-1 0-1 0-1 -- 0-1 .000 Dorr/Harazin -- 3-4 -- 2-4 3-4 0-1 3-5 .375 Majercik/Poggensee-Wei -- -- 2-4 2-3 2-4 -- 2-4 .333 Dorr/Majercik -- -- 0-1 0-1 0-1 -- 0-1 .000 Dorr/Escobar -- -- -- -- -- 2-1 2-1 .666 Young/Dorr -- -- -- -- -- 1-4 1-4 .200 Harazin/Escobar -- -- -- -- -- 1-3 1-2 .250 Cohen/Young -- -- -- -- -- 0-2 0-2 .000 Totals 14-7 10-12 6-16 12-18 30-35 13-21 43-56 .434 Big Ten = Big Ten dual meet record, Dual = complete spring dual record, Tourn. = fall and spring tournament records combined, Overall = total fall and spring records combined (dual and tournaments)

First Team All-Big Ten Team Rachael White, Illinois Leslie Hureau, Indiana Evgeniya Vertesheva, Indiana Sonja Molnar, Iowa* Brooke Bolender, Michigan* Sam Critser, Michigan Denise Muresan, Michigan* Whitney Taney, Michigan Maria Mosolova, Northwestern* Belinda Niu, Northwestern* Kate Turvy, Northwestern Perta Januskova, Penn State Second Team All-Big Ten Amy Allin, Illinois Amy Barton, Michigan State Natallia Pintusava, Minnesota Brittany Wowchuk, Northwestern Kelsey Haviland, Ohio State Jennifer Rabot, Purdue Bhavani Tirumurti, Purdue Jenny Hois, Wisconsin

2011 BIG TEN STANDINGS

.................................Big 10 Overall. Place Team........................... W-L W-L. 1. Michigan......................10-0 24-5. 2. Northwestern.................9-1 22-8. 3. Purdue..........................7-3 13-8. Ohio State.....................7-3 15-11. 5. Wisconsin......................5-5 14-10. Illinois............................5-5 11-13. 7. Iowa..............................3-7 6-16. Indiana..........................3-7 14-11. Minnesota.....................3-7 8-16. 10. Penn State....................2-8 6-16. 11. Michigan State..............1-9 12-12.

Overall W-L 24-5 22-8 13-8 15-11 14-10 11-13 6-16 14-11 8-16 6-16 12-12

* - unanimous selection Sportsmanship Award Rachael White, Illinois Kayla Fujimoto, Indiana Alexis Dorr, Iowa Mimi Nguyen, Michigan Dana Guentert, Michigan State Mariana Spilca, Minnesota Nida Hamilton, Northwestern Fidan Manashirova, Ohio State Marie-Frederique Bedard, Penn State Imogen Golder, Purdue Aleksandra Markovic, Wisconsin PA G E 6


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K AT I E D O U G H E R T Y B I O

KATIE DOUGHERTY HEAD COACH 3 RE Y E A R

Katie Dougherty enters her third season as head coach of the Iowa women’s tennis program. Dougherty is a seven-year coaching veteran in the Big Ten Conference, having spent time at Penn State and Wisconsin prior to arriving in Iowa City. Dougherty, a native of Ellicott City, Md., was named the University of Iowa’s seventh women’s head coach November 19, 2009. Before Dougherty arrived on campus, the women’s tennis program had advanced to the NCAA Division I doubles championship just two times. That appearance total doubled in 2011 when the Hawkeyes sent a doubles tandem to the NCAA tournament for the second time in as many seasons under Dougherty’s watch. In 2010, her first season at Iowa, the Hawkeyes reached No. 18 in the ITA national rankings, the highest ranking in program history, and earned the No. 4 seed in the Big Ten Championships. Dougherty guided Iowa to the NCAA Championships, ending a four-year postseason drought, and the team’s 17-7 overall record made Dougherty the winningest first-year coach in program history. Under Dougherty’s leadership, Iowa’s No. 1 doubles team of Merel Beelen and Sonja Molnar earned the No. 14 seed in the doubles tournament at the NCAA Championships. The duo became Iowa’s first doubles team to advance to the national championships since 2000. Prior to joining the Hawkeyes, Dougherty served as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Wisconsin, where she managed the day-to-day operations of the women’s tennis program and served as a co-director of Badger summer tennis camps. Her 2008 and 2009 recruiting classes received national recognition from Tennisrecruiting.net. Dougherty served as an assistant coach at Penn State (2004-07) and American University (2003-04) before joining the Badgers. She helped guide American to the 2004 Patriot League title and automatic berth in the NCAA tournament. Dougherty has also gained experience beyond collegiate tennis, serving as a junior development coach at both the Four Star Tennis Academy in Merrifield, Va., and the Western Racquet Club in Elm Grove, Wis. At the Four Star Academy, Dougherty instructed a number of nationally-ranked juniors. Before beginning her coaching career at the Western Racquet Club in 2003, Dougherty competed collegiately at Wisconsin (1999-2002). A four-year letterwinner for the Badgers, Dougherty finished her career with 45 singles victories. She was also a nationally-ranked doubles player, claiming 45 career doubles wins. Since 2008, Dougherty has been a Professional Tennis Registry Certified Professional. She was a nationally-ranked junior player in singles and doubles and was the 1997 Baltimore Sun Athlete of the Year. She graduated from Wisconsin in 2002 with a degree in English. PA G E 7


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J E S S E M E D V E N E - C O L L I N S B I O / S U P P O R T S TA F F

JESSE MEDVENE-COLLINS A S S I S TA N T C O A C H 2 ND Y E A R

Jesse Medvene-Collins enters his second season as assistant coach at the University of Iowa. Medvene-Collins, a native of Washington D.C., broke into collegiate coaching with stints at Dartmouth and Wake Forest. While serving as an assistant coach for the Demon Deacons, he helped guide Wake Forest to three straight NCAA appearances and top 25 national rankings from 2005-07. Medvene-Collins helped lead Dartmouth into the top 100 while serving as an assistant coach from 2003-05. He later went on to become an assistant coach at his alma mater, the University of Redlands, where he helped lead the Bulldogs to conference championships in 2008 and 2009. Medvene-Collins earned his BA from Redlands in 2002 before returning to earn his MA in 2009. He was a four-year letterwinner and three-time all-conference honoree while competing for the Bulldogs from 1998-2002.

Jane Meyer Sr. Associate AD

Kendra Wieditz Secretary

Nancy Parker Academic Advisor

Jamie Wynn Strength Coach

Faye Thompson Athletic Trainer

Prior to joining the Hawkeyes, Medvene-Collins served as head coach at Mills College from 2009-10.

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CASSANDRA ESCOBAR BIO

Fall 2011 -- competed in singles in three tournaments... posted a 3-5 record... played doubles in two tournaments, finishing 2-4... went 1-1 while teamed with Missouri’s Ashleigh Chiaf at the Gopher Invitational... paired with Chistina Harazin and Ally Majercik at Schwartz Tennis Challenge... recorded 1-1 mark with Harazin and a 0-2 mark with Majercik.

CASSANDRA ESCOBAR SENIOR 5 - 7, R I G H T D O M I N A N T G U AT E M A L A C I T Y, G U AT E M A L A UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS

Spring 2011 -- competed at No. 5 and 6 positions… posted a 1-13 record during dual match play and a 7-20 overall record… went 1-9 in Big Ten play… teamed with Ally Majercik in doubles at No. 3 position, going 2-5 (1-2 Big Ten)…letterwinner Fall 2010 – Competed in three tournaments… posted 5-6 record in singles… placed second in Bronze Flight bracket at UNI Invite…. played doubles with Alexis Dorr (21), Ally Majercik (0-3), and Christina Harazin (1-3). 2009-10 - Competed for the University of New Orleans... played at No. 1 and No.2 positions, recording a 6-14 record in singles play and an 8-13 record during doubles play 2008-2009 - Competed for the University of New Orleans... primarily playing No. 2, Escobar went 11-12 on the season and 16-6 during doubles play... posted a 5-7 mark at No. 2 position and went 3-2 when playing in the top spot C A R E E R S TAT S

Before Iowa - ranked as high as #39 in COTECC and #11 in CONTECA... finished fifth individually and second in doubles at 2008 CONTECA tournament (Costa Rica)... reached semifinals in doubles at 2007 Copa Cristal ... placed second in doubles at 2007 CONTECA tournament (Guatemala)... in CODICADER, placed third place in doubles and was part of first place team... entered college as the top-ranked U18 player in Guatemala... also competed in basketball and handball Personal - Born August 1, 1990... parents are Carlos and Deborah Escobar... marketing major

Singles #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. 2010-11 0-1 1-12 1-9 1-13 6-7 7-20 .259 2011-12 --- --- --- --- 3-5 3-5 .375 Career 0-1 1-12 1-9 1-13 9-12 10-25 .286 Doubles #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. 2010-11 2-5 1-2 2-5 3-8 10-13 .435 2011-12 --- --- --- 2-4 2-4 .333 Career 2-5 1-2 2-5 5-12 12-17 .414

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CHRISTINA HARAZIN BIO

Fall 2011 -- competed in three tournaments.... finished with a 5-6 record... won McNabb Singles Flight consolation championship at Gopher Invitational after posting a 3-1 record... ended fall with a 4-7 doubles record... teamed with four different partners... posted a 3-2 record when paired with Katie Zordani, including a 3-1 record at the Gopher Invitational.

CHRISTINA HARAZIN SOPHOMORE 5-4, RIGHT DOMINANT I N D I A N H E A D PA R K , I L L . LY O N S T O W N S H I P H I G H S C H O O L

Spring 2011 -- competed at No. 4, 5 and 6 positions… recorded an 8-11 dual match record, finishing 13-18 overall… posted 3-7 Big Ten record… earned first career win against nationally ranked opponent (No. 50 Brittany Wowchuk, Northwestern)… split time between No. 2 and 3 doubles spots, pairing with five different teammates and going 7-12… letterwinner Fall 2010 – Competed in three tournaments… recorded 5-5 singles record… won white consolation bracket at KU Tournament… competed in doubles with Jessica Young (1-1), Lynne Poggensee-Wei (2-1) and Cassandra Escobar (1-3)… placed second in Flight C doubles bracket at Wildcat Invitational while playing with Poggensee-Wei.

C A R E E R S TAT S

Before Iowa - four-time all-conference and all-state honoree... named team MVP in 2009 after winning the conference tournament and placing third at the Illinois state meet... began receiving national recognition as a sophomore in 2007... During her junior season in 2008, she cracked the USTA National and TennisRecruiting.net top 100 rankings... climbed to No. 61 on the TennisRecruting.net national list in 2009. Personal - Born October 24, 1991... parents are Jim and Nancy Harazin... health and human physiology major

Singles #4 #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. 2010-11 1-2 3-7 4-2 3-7 8-11 5-7 13-18 .419 2011-12 --- --- --- --- --- 5-6 5-6 .455 Career 1-2 3-7 4-2 3-7 8-11 10-13 18-24 .429 Doubles #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. 2010-11 5-6 2-6 3-7 7-12 4-6 11-18 .379 2011-12 --- --- --- --- 4-7 4-7 .364 Career 5-6 2-6 3-7 7-12 8-13 15-25 .375

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A L LY M A J E R C I K B I O

Fall 2011 -- Competed in three tournaments... won a career-high five fall matches, posting a 5-4 record... went 3-1 at the Gopher Invitational while competing in Love Singles Flight... recorded 5-7 doubles record.... went 3-1 in the Flight B bracket while paired with Shelby Talcott at the Wildcat Invitational.

Spring 2011 -- competed at No. 5 and 6 positions… posted 0-7 dual match record (0-2

A L LY M A J E R C I K SENIOR 5-3, RIGHT DOMINANT O V E R L A N D PA R K , K A N . O L AT H E E A S T H I G H S C H O O L

Big Ten) to finish the season 4-14 overall… teamed with Lynne Poggensee-Wei, Christina Harazin and Cassandra Escobar in doubles at the No. 3 position… posted 4-10 dual match doubles record… Academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner

Fall 2010 – Competed in three tournaments… posted 4-6 record in singles… went 0-3 in doubles while teamed with Cassandra Escobar.

Spring 2010 -- Teamed with Lynne Poggensee-Wei in doubles competition… the team

recorded a 1-1 record in dual action… saw limited action in singles competition competing in non-counting matches… Acamdemic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

Fall 2009 -- Posted a 2-1 singles record... competed in doubles play with Alexis Dorr... recorded a 1-2 record.

Spring 2009 -- Named 2009 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner for Iowa women’s C A R E E R S TAT S

tennis… posted an overall singles record of 5-24… went 0-10 in Big Ten singles competition… went 2-2 at No. 3 doubles with Kelcie Klockenga, 1-5 with Alexis Dorr, 1-4 with Lynne Poggensee-Wei and 0-3 with Jessica Young… letterwinner.

Fall 2008 -- Competed in three tournaments... posted a 4-7 overall singles record... earned a 2-1 doubles record with Kelcie Klockenga and a 3-5 overall doubles record.

Before Iowa -- Placed third at state tournament senior year and fifth as a sophomore… team placed fourth in state tournament sophomore year… two-time all-state and fourtime all-metro honoree… National Honor Society member.

Personal -- Born July 26, 1990… daughter of Scott and Jan Majercik… brother, Nick, plays baseball at Fort Hays State University… integrative physiology major.

Singles #5 #6 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. 2008-09 -- 2-17 0-10 2-17 3-7 5-24 .172 2009-10 -- -- -- -- 2-1 2-1 .666 2010-11 0-4 0-3 0-2 0-7 4-7 4-14 .222 2011-12 --- --- --- --- 5-4 5-4 .555 Career 0-4 2-20 0-12 2-24 14-19 16-43 .271 Doubles #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. 2008-09 4-14 0-5 4-14 3-6 7-20 .259 2009-10 1-1 -- 1-1 1-2 2-3 .400 2010-11 4-11 3-7 4-11 0-4 4-15 .211 2011-12 --- --- --- 5-7 5-7 .417 Career 9-26 3-12 9-26 9-19 18-45 .286

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MORVEN MCCULLOCH BIO

Fall 2011 -- competed in two tournaments... finished with a 4-2 record... earned first career win in collegiate debut against Emma Waites of Iowa State, 6-7 (2), 6-1, 1-0 (10-5)... posted 3-0 record at the Gopher Invitational while playing in the Love Singles Flight... teamed with Katie Zordani at Wildcat Invitational... tandem went 2-1, collecting victories against two Big Ten foes.

MORVEN MCCULLOUGH FRESHMAN 5 - 7, R I G H T D O M I N A N T S T. A N D R E W S , S C O T L A N D S T. G E O R G E ’ S S C H O O L

Before Iowa -- won doubles at 16U British National Championships... competed for Great Brittan in the European Youth Olympics... represented Scotland in the Four Nations Championships... finished runner-up in doubles at Malta ITF... also played lacrosse... high school coach was Marcel Du Coudray. Personal -- Born February 16, 1994... parents are Kevin and Linda McCulloch... has one sister, Sophie.

C A R E E R S TAT S Singles Tourn. Overall Pct. 2011-12 4-2 4-2 .666 Career 4-2 4-2 .666 Doubles Tourn. Overall Pct. 2011-12 2-1 2-1 .666 Career 2-1 2-1 .666

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SONJA MOLNAR BIO Fall 2011 -- ranked No. 65 in the ITA preseason singles poll... Competed in three tournaments... posted an 11-2 record, the third straight fall she posted 11 fall singles wins... 10 of her 11 wins came in straight sets... went 3-2 against opponents ranked in the ITA preseason singles poll, topping No. 67 Rachael White (Illinois), No. 119 Madeleine Geibert and No. 122 Anastasia Erofeeva... went 4-0 at Gopher Invitational, winning the Mauer Flight Singles bracket... selected to compete in the ITA AllAmerican Championships... posted a 2-1 record... advanced to the singles final of the ITA Central Regional Championships after posting a 5-1 record... believed to be the first Hawkeye in program history to advance to regional singles final... teamed with Shelby Talcott in doubles, recording a 6-1 mark... pair went 4-0 at the Gopher Invitational to win the Koivu Doubles Flight bracket.

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Spring 2011 -- competed at No. 1 position… finished the season ranked No. 96 nationally and No. 4 in the Central Region by the ITA… unanimous first team all-Big Ten selection, becoming the fourth player in school history to be named all-Big Ten three times… posted a 16-6 dual match record to finish the season with a 27-11 overall record… recorded 7-3 mark during Big Ten play…topped three nationally ranked opponents during dual match play… defeated No. 83 Natallia Pintusava (Minnesota) at 2011 Big Ten Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament in Iowa’s only postseason match… named Big Ten Player of the Week on March 22… competed at No. 1 doubles spot with Jessica Young… posted a 13-7 record that included a 6-3 record in conference play… reached as high as No. 24 in ITA doubles poll after beginning the season unranked…ended the season ranked No. 43 in the national rankings and No. 3 in the Central Region… received one of 24 at-large bids in doubles to the 2011 NCAA Women’s Tennis Championships … also competed with Lynne Poggensee-Wei in doubles, going 1-1… Academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner Fall 2010 – Competed in three tournaments… recorded 10-4 overall record in singles… ranked 39th by ITA in pre-season… Platinum Flight champion at UNI Invite… advanced to main draw at ITA All-American Invitational… advanced to quarterfinals at ITA Central Regional… her and teammate Lynne Poggensee-Wei entered season ranked 35th in doubles by the ITA… posted 6-1 record in doubles while playing with Poggensee-Wei… duo won Platinum Flight bracket at UNI Invite.

Spring 2010 -- Competed as the number one singles player… remained in the national rankings throughout the season, ending at 55th nationally and No. 3 in the Central Region… recorded a 17-4 record in singles dual play… posted a 7-3 Big Ten record… all-Big Ten selection… earned a 2-0 record in post-season play, including a win at the No. 1 singles position in the NCAA tournament… ended the year with a 28-9 overall record in singles play… competed with Lynne Poggensee-Wei in the beginning of the season and put together a 5-2 doubles record… teamed with Merel Beelen to be one of the most successful doubles teams in Iowa program history… the duo put together a 13-1 record in dual action and went 9-1 in Big Ten play… reached as high as 13th in the national rankings and ended the season ranked No. 1 in the Central Region… earned an at-large bid to the NCAA doubles tournament… Academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

SONJA MOLNAR SENIOR 5-5, RIGHT DOMINANT G U E L P H , O N TA R I O , C A N A D A C E N T E N N I A L C . V. I .

Fall 2009 -- Competed in four tournaments including the ITA all-American Qualifying... ranked 65th nationally by the ITA, the highest an Iowa player has been ranked since 2006 when Milica Veselinovic was ranked 57th... posted a 9-5 singles record... went 6-1 in doubles action with Merel Beelen and Lynne PoggenseeWei. Spring 2009 -- Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year… selected to all-Big Ten team… named ITA Midwest Region Rookie of the Year… ranked as high as No. 75 in national poll for spring season… recorded a 18-4 singles mark in dual match play… went 9-2 in Big Ten singles competition… played consistently at the No. 1 singles position… recorded a 5-9 No. 1 doubles record with Jessica Young, going 4-6 in Big Ten matches… posted a 4-1 No. 1 doubles record with Alexis Dorr, and went 1-0 with Lynne Poggensee-Wei… had an eight match win streak during season… letterwinner. Before Iowa -- Summer 2008 National under-18 singles champion and doubles finalist... placed second in doubles and third in singles at spring 2008 under-18 National Championships... 2008 ITA Summer Circuit Champion in Ohio State event... Winter 2008 under-18 provincial champion in singles and doubles... coached by Harry Greenan... graduated with honors. Personal -- Born April 29, 1990... daughter of Monica Timmerman... her brother Eric played tennis at the University of Alabama, University of Colorado and Georgia Tech... pre-business

Singles #1 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. 2008-09 18-4 9-2 18-4 -- 18-4 .818 2009-10 17-4 8-3 17-4 11-5 28-9 .757 2010-11 16-6 7-3 16-6 11-5 27-11 .711 2011-12 --- --- --- 11-2 11-2 .846 Career 51-14 24-8 51-14 33-12 84-26 .764 Doubles #1 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct. 2008-09 10-10 4-6 10-10 -- 10-10 .500 2009-10 18-3 9-2 18-3 7-4 25-7 .781 2010-11 14-7 6-4 14-7 6-4 20-11 .645 2011-12 --- --- --- 6-1 6-1 .857 Career 42-20 19-12 42-20 19-9 61-29 .678

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Fall 2011 -- competed in two tournaments... owned a 4-6 fall record... earned first career win in collegiate debut against UW-Milwaukee’s Kelly Fritz, 6-1, 6-0... won the McNabb Singles Flight at the Gopher Invitational after posting a 4-0 record... all four victories were straight-set decisions... finished fall 3-8 in doubles... teamed with Ally Majercik (2-2), Christina Harazin (0-3), Katie Zordani (0-1) and Shelby Talcott (1-2).

E L L E N S I LV E R FRESHMAN 5-9, RIGHT DOMINANT GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. EAST GRAND RAPIDS HIGH SCHOOL

Before Iowa -- five-star recruit and ranked in the top 60 in country by TennisRecruiting.net as a senior... ranked No. 16 in the Great Lakes region and No. 3 in the state of Michigan by TennisRecruiting.net... finalist at 2008 Kentucky International Junior Tennis Derby... semifinalist at 2009 Midwest Open Championship and 2010 Midwest Indoor Open... quarterfinalist in doubles at 2010 USTA National Clay Court Championships... two-time all-conference, all-regional and all-state selection... led team to state championship as sophomore and freshman... won singles state championship as sophomore, posting a 28-0 record... posted 28-2 record as freshman... also received offers from ACC, Big 12, SEC and other Big Ten teams... club coach was Brian Hodge. C A R E E R S TAT S

Personal -- Born May 19, 1993... parents are Lee and Julia Silver... has three sisters, Tiffany, Tabitha and Maddie... open major.

Singles Tourn. Overall Pct. 2011-12 4-6 4-6 .400 Career 4-6 4-6 .400 Doubles Tourn. Overall Pct. 2011-12 3-8 3-8 .273 Career 3-8 3-8 .273

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S H E L B Y TA L C O T T

Fall 2011 -- garnered Big Ten Women’s Tennis Big Ten Player of the Week honors on Sept. 21... competed in four tournaments... ended with a 7-6 record... earned first career win in collegiate debut against Alaina Trgovich of Wisconsin, 6-2, 6-2... went 3-1 in the Mauer Flight Singles bracket at the Gopher Invitational, winning three straight-set decisions... went 2-1 at Wildcat Invitational... won team-best nine matches in doubles... finished with 9-6 record, teaming with Sonja Molnar, Ally Majercik, Ellen Silver and Christina Harazin... recorded a 6-1 mark when paired with Molnar... pair went 4-0 at the Gopher Invitational to win the Koivu Doubles Flight bracket.

C A R E E R S TAT S

Before Iowa -- five-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net… ranked as high as No. 35 in TennisRecruiting.net’s national rankings… ranked No. 4 in the Middle Atlantic region and No. 3 in the state of New York by TennisRecruiting.net… was high school team MVP as a freshman… finished freshman season undefeated… won singles and doubles at the 2009 Burger King Southern Open, playing the G16 bracket… singles finalist at the 2010 Labor Day Championships National G18 … singles semifinalist at the 2009 Labor Day Championships G18… won doubles and advanced to semifinals at 2009 National Open G16… singles semifinalist at 2008 ITF Digicel Junior International G18… competed internationally in the Caribbean and Mexico… also competed in swimming and equestrian riding… National Honor Society member . Personal -- Born January 14, 1993… parents are Kelly and Nancy Talcott… has four siblings, Carling, Dylan, Aidan and Finbar… sister, Carling, is a dancer with the Royal Danish Ballet... psychology major.

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S H E L B Y TA L C O T T FRESHMAN 5-5, RIGHT DOMINANT L O N G I S L A N D , N . Y. LAUREL SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL

Singles Tourn. Overall Pct. 2011-12 7-6 7-6 .538 Career 7-6 7-6 .538 Doubles Tourn. Overall Pct. 2011-12 9-6 9-6 .600 Career 9-6 9-6 .600

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K AT I E Z O R D A N I B I O

Fall 2011 -- competed in two tournaments... posted a 5-6 record... earned first career win in collegiate debut against Aleksandra Markovic of Wisconsin, 6-2, 6-1... took third in the McNabb Singles Flight at the Gopher Invitational, recording a 3-1 record... went 2-1 at Wildcat Invitational... finished 6-5 in doubles... went 3-2 when teamed with Christina Harazin, including a 3-1 record at the Gopher Invitational... also teamed with Morven McCulloch (2-1) and Ellen Silver (1-2).

K AT I E Z O R D A N I FRESHMAN 5-6, RIGHT DOMINANT L A K E F O R E S T, I L L . LAKE FOREST HIGH SCHOOL

Before Iowa -- five-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net... tabbed as the No. 68 player in America... ranked No. 10 in the Great Lakes region and No.7 in the state of Illinois by TennisRecruiting.net... led her team to the 2010 State Championship, finishing second in doubles and third in singles... registered six wins over juniors ranked inside the top 50... high school coach was Denise Murphy. Personal -- Born August 9, 1993 in Oconomowoc, Wis... parents are Don and Jan Zordani... has five siblings, John, Elizabeth, Christina, William and Michael... father was an Olympic speed skater. C A R E E R S TAT S Singles Tourn. Overall Pct. 2011-12 5-6 5-6 .455 Career 5-6 5-6 .455 Doubles Tourn. Overall Pct. 2011-12 6-5 6-5 .545 Career 6-5 6-5 .545

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NCAA APPEARANCES IOWA’S NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

1999 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2010 2011

Team Appearance Regional Champions Advanced to “Sweet Sixteen” Doubles - Toni Neykova & Shera Wiegler Team Appearance Doubles - Toni Neykova & Shera Wiegler Team Appearance Singles - Toni Neykova Team Appearance Team Appearance Team Appearance Singles - Meg Racette Team Appearance Doubles - Merel Beelen & Sonja Molnar Doubles - Sonja Molnar & Jessica Young

2009-2010 IOWA HAWKEYES

1998-99 IOWA HAWKEYES

1999-2000 IOWA HAWKEYES

2003-04 IOWA HAWKEYES

2000-01 IOWA HAWKEYES

2004-05 IOWA HAWKEYES

2005-06 IOWA HAWKEYES

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TONI NEYKOVA

Toni Neykova became the first Hawkeye women’s tennis player to compete in the NCAA singles tournament when she made an appearance in 2002.

Head Coach Katie Dougherty and Assistant Coach Mira Radu stand with Merel Beelen and Sonja Molnar at the 2010 NCAA Tournament. The duo was the first to advance to the NCAA Tournament since Toni Neykova and Shera Wiegler made back-to-back appearances in 1999 and 2000.

Meg Racette was the first Iowa player to win a round in NCAA singles play. She finished the 2005-06 season ranked 35th in the nation.

SOJNA MOLNAR

Sojna Molnar has back to back appearances in the NCAA Tournament. In 2010 Doubles with Merel Beelen and in 2011 Doubles with Jessica Young. Sonja Molnar and Jessica Young became just the third doulbes team in program history to be selected to the NCAA Tournament in 2011. The pair ended the season ranked No. 43 in the country according to the ITA.

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MILICA VESELINOVIC

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS Season Bests Singles Record Doubles Record

Individual(s)................................... Mark........................... Year Milica Veselinovic........................29-6 (.829)....................... 2005-06 Kristen Campbell/Cara Cashon.......11-2 (.846)....................... 1994-95

Career Bests Singles Wins Singles Record Doubles Wins Doubles Record

Individual....................................... Mark........................... Year Milica Veselinovic..............................113............................. 2005-08 Milica Veselinovic......................113-27 (.837)..................... 2005-08 Natalya Dawaf.................................. 80.............................. 1996-00 Rhonda Fox ..............................43-15 (.741)...................... 1989-93

Singles Wins Individual....................................... Wins........................... Year Freshman Milica Veselinovic.............................. 31.............................. 2004-05 Sophomore Laura Dvorak ................................... 30.............................. 1992-93 Junior Pennie Wohlford............................... 29.............................. 1986-87 Senior Liz Canzoneri.................................... 26.............................. 1989-90 Milica Veselinovic.............................. 26.............................. 2005-08 TEAM RECORDS Category Most Victories Win Percentage Big Ten Finish Winning Streak ITA Ranking

........................................................ Mark...................... Year .......................................................... 20......................... 1980-81 ....................................................18-6 (.750).................. 2005-06 ...................................................... Second..................... 2005-06 .......................................................... 12......................... 1989-90 .........................................................18th....................... 2009-10

EUGENE AND PAT GAURON WOMEN’S TENNIS SCHOL ARSHIP

In 1999, Pat Gauron established the Eugene and Pat Gauron Women’s Tennis Scholarship. It was one of the first scholarships to benefit the women’s athletic program at the University of Iowa. ALLY MAJERCIK

Gene was a psychologist in the UI Department of Psychiatry and later worked for the UI Spine Diagnostic and Treatment Center. He also served as a sports psychologist for various UI athletic teams. Gene died in 1995. Pat, a UI graduate, is still an avid fan and attends numerous Hawkeye sporting events. She was named an Honorary Letterwinner in 2002. Following is a list of past scholarship recipients:

Shera Wiegler 1999 Alexis Dorr Toni Neykova 2000 Sonja Molnar Jennifer Hodgman 2001, 2002 Ally Majercik Chelsea Glynn 2003 Meg Racette 2004 Jacqueline Lee 2005 Milica Veselinovic 2006, 2007, 2008

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NCAA APPEARANCES BIG TEN CONFERENCE & UNIVERSIT Y OF IOWA AWARDS BIG TEN COACH OF THE YEAR Micki Schillig.....................................................1990 Daryl Greenan..................................................2006

Big Ten Sportsman of the Year Michele Conlon.................................................1987 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Kayla Berry.......................................................2008 Alexis Dorr........................................................ 2011 Kelcie Klockenga.....................................2007,2010 Ally Majercik.....................................................2009 BIG TEN FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR Laura Dvorak....................................................1992 Sonja Molnar....................................................2009 Toni Neykova....................................................1999 Meg Racette.....................................................2004

NATIONAL AWARDS ITA Midwest Region Rookie of the Year Sonja Molnar..............................................2009 ITA Academic Team Tennis Team..........................................2000-01 Tennis Team..........................................2001-02 ITA Academic All-America Erica Johnson...................................2000, 2001 Shera Wiegler.............................................2000 ITA Scholar Athlete Emily Bampton...........................................1999 Shera Wiegler.............................................2000 Jenny Schulte.............................................2003 Chelsea Glynn............................................2004 Hilary Tyler.............................................2004-05 Krissy Dowlin..............................................2006 Southern California Tennis Assocation Evelyn Housman Sportsmanship Award Nikki Willette...............................................1993

BIG TEN MEDAL OF HONOR Laura Dvorak....................................................1995 Shera Wiegler...................................................2000 BIG TEN PLAYER OF THE WEEK Jacqueline Lee.............................................1/30/08 Sonja Molnar...................... 3/9/10, 3/23/10, 3/22/11 Meg Racette...........................4/7/04, 2/1/06, 4/5/06 Milica Veselinovic...........................3/24/05, 2/14/07 Anastasia Zhukova.......................................2/27/05 ALL -BIG TEN Liz Canzoneri....................................................1990 Laura Dvorak...............................................1992-95 Rhonda Fox......................................................1994 Steffi Hoch........................................................2003 Madeleine Kooreman.......................................1990 Jacqueline Lee............................................2007-08 Hillary Mintz......................................................2004 Sonja Molnar...............................................2009-11 Toni Neykova...........................................1999-2002 Meg Racette................................................2004-06 Milica Veselinovic.............................................2008 Shera Wiegler...................................................2000 Catherine Wilson..............................................1990

GOLDEN I-BOOK AWARD Sasha Boros.....................................................1995 Cara Cashon....................................................1994 Natalya Dawaf..................................................1997 Lisa Harris........................................................1994 Erica Johnson...................................................1998 Megan Kearney................................................1999 Kelly McCracken...............................................1995 Kristen McCracken...........................................1997 Robin Niemeier.................................................1996 Shera Wiegler...................................................1999 Nikki Willette.....................................................1993 Erin Wolverton..................................................1996 ACADEMIC ALL -BIG TEN Emily Bampton.................................................1999 Jennifer Barnes...........................................2008-09 Merel Beelen...............................................2007-10 Kayla Berry..................................................2007-08 Sasha Boros................................................1994-96 Cara Cashon...............................................1994-95 Michele Conlon.................................................1987 Carolina Delgado.........................................1997-98 Tracey Donnelly...........................................1990-92 Alexis Dorr........................................................2009 Laura Dvorak....................................................1995 Rhonda Fox.................................................1993-94 Chelsea Glynn..................................................2004 Cassie Haas................................................2002-03 Steffi Hoch...................................................2001-03 Jennifer Hodgman.......................................2002-04 Amy Jahn.....................................................1992-94 Erica Johnson..........................................1999-2001 Megan Kearney...........................................2000-01 Kelsie Klockenga.........................................2009-10 Pat Leary.....................................................1987-88 Jacqueline Lee............................................2006-08 Ally Majercik................................................2010-11 Sonja Molnar...............................................2010-11 Kelly McCracken...............................................1995 Miyuki Moore...............................................1992-93 Karen Muldowney.............................................1989

Toni Neykova....................................................2002 Coleen Nichols............................................1988-90 Robin Niemeier.................................................1997 Gloria Okino......................................................2003 Lynne Poggensee-Wei................................2009-11 Jennifer Schulte................................................2003 Hilary Tyler........................................................2005 Shera Wiegler..........................................1998-2000 Catherine Wilson.........................................1991-92 Pennie Wohlford..........................................1987-88 Milica Veselinovic........................................2006-08 Jessica Young.............................................2010-11 DIRECTOR’S COMMUNIT Y SERVICE

Tennis Team.....................................................1995 Iowa Scholar of the Year Robin Niemeier.................................................1997 Iowa Most Valuable Player Liz Canzoneri....................................................1990 Iowa Athletic & Academic All-Decade Team Michele Conlon............................................1981-91 Lou Ginsberg Humanitarian Award Catherine Wilson..............................................1991 Robert Ray Award Shera Wiegler...................................................2000

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IOWATENNIS Overall Big Ten Big Ten Post Season Year................ Head Coach........................................Record.......... Record............ Place..........Competition 1977-78.......... Cathy Ballard......................................... 13-5................. ***.................. 7th.............2nd of 4 (AIAW State) 1978-79 ......... Cathy Ballard........................................ 14-12................ ***.................. 8th.............1st of 4 (AIAW State) 1979-80 ......... Cathy Ballard........................................ 15-11................ ***.................. 9th.............2nd of 8 (AIAW Region VI) 1980-81 ......... Cathy Ballard......................................... 20-8................. ***.................. 7th.............AIAW Region VI 1981-82 ......... Cathy Ballard........................................ 14-15................7-8................. 7th.............AIAW Region VI, National Championship 1982-83 ......... Cathy Ballard........................................ 16-17...............4-10................ 6th 1983-84 ......... Cathy Ballard......................................... 9-19................1-11............... 10th 1984-85 ......... Charles Darley....................................... 7-26................1-13............... 10th 1985-86 ......... Charles Darley...................................... 16-18................5-7................. 5th 1986-87 ......... Charles Darley/Micki Schillig................. 17-9.................8-5................. 5th 1987-88 ......... Micki Schillig......................................... 10-15...............3-10................ 6th 1988-89 ......... Micki Schillig.......................................... 9-17................2-11................ 8th 1989-90 ......... Micki Schillig.......................................... 17-6.................8-3................. 4th 1990-91 ......... Micki Schillig.......................................... 9-11.................4-8................. 9th 1991-92 ........ Micki Schillig........................................... 8-8..................7-7................. 6th 1992-93.......... Micki Schillig.......................................... 16-8.................8-6................. 5th 1993-94.......... Micki Schillig.......................................... 17-9.................7-6................. 6th 1994-95.......... Micki Schillig.......................................... 9-10.................5-8................. 7th 1995-96.......... Jenny Mainz........................................... 9-14................1-10............... 10th 1996-97.......... Jenny Mainz........................................... 7-15.................2-9................ 10th 1997-98.......... Paul Wardlaw........................................ 13-10................6-6................. 7th 1998-99.......... Paul Wardlaw......................................... 18-9.................8-5................. 5th.............NCAA Tournament Appearance/Regional Champions 1999-00.......... Paul Wardlaw........................................ 10-13................7-4................. 4th.............NCAA Tournament Appearance 2000-01.......... Paul Wardlaw........................................ 12-10................6-4................. 5th.............NCAA Tournament Appearance 2001-02.......... Paul Wardlaw......................................... 9-13.................6-5................. 4th 2002-03.......... Paul Wardlaw......................................... 7-13.................5-6................. 8th 2003-04.......... Paul Wardlaw......................................... 14-8.................6-5................. 6th.............NCAA Tournament Appearance 2004-05.......... Daryl Greenan...................................... 14-10................8-4................. 4th.............NCAA Tournament Appearance 2005-06.......... Daryl Greenan....................................... 18-6.................9-1.................2nd............NCAA Tournament Appearance 2006-07.......... Daryl Greenan...................................... 12-10................7-3................. 4th 2007-08.......... Daryl Greenan...................................... 13-10................3-7................. 6th 2008-09.......... Daryl Greenan....................................... 7-15.................2-8................ 10th 2009-10.......... Katie Dougherty..................................... 17-7.................6-4................. 4th.............NCAA Tournament Appearance 2010-11........... Katie Dougherty..................................... 6-16.................3-7................T-7th Totals................................................. 422-404..........153-193

Y E A R LY C O A C H I N G R E C O R D S

Cathy Ballard Charles Darley 1984-86 1977-84 40-53 (.430) 101-87 (.537)

Paul Wardlaw 1997-2004 83-77 (.519)

Micki Schillig 1987-95 112-93 (.546)

Jenny Mainz 1995-97 16-29 (.356)

Daryl Greenan Katie Dougherty 2005-2009 2010-11 64-51 (.557) 23-23 (.500)

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Iowa City is a media saturated environment. And with no professional teams in the area, the Hawkeyes garner extensive coverage from newspapers, television and websites. TELEVISION With the launch of the Big Ten Network, the Big Ten is the only conference in the country that has its own national network devoted to athletics programming. Hawkeye field hockey fans can expect to see numerous games each year on the network in stunning hi-definition. Fans can also watch additional games online at BTN.com. HAWKEYESPORTS.COM Media and fans can also obtain a wealth of up-to-date information about the Hawkeyes on the official web site of the University of Iowa -- hawkeyesports.com. Live stats (gametracker), box scores, play-by-play, photo galleries, coach and bio information, video, podcasts and more, including the all new interactive magazine (UI-Mag), can be found on the web site. Additional information, video, photos and more can be found on the team’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. Furthermore, hawkeyesports.com has a fresh look after the site was re-designed and re-launched in October 2010. The new and improved site has enhanced graphics, is easier to navigate, and has more content and video/audio for the diehard Hawkeye fan. NEWSPAPER COVERAGE Fans can also read about Hawkeye action in several newspapers/websites throughout the state of Iowa. A few of the papers that cover the Hawkeyes on a regular basis include: The Des Moines Register, the Iowa City Press-Citizen, the Cedar Rapids Gazette, the Quad City Times, The Daily Iowan, the Voice of The Hawkeyes, the Burlington Hawkeye, the Waterloo Courier, and the Moline Dispatch.

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BIG TEN NETWORK The Big Ten Network is the first internationally distributed television network dedicated to covering one of America’s premier collegiate conferences. Considered to be one of the most successful launches in cable television history, the Big Ten Network became the first network in cable or satellite television history to reach 30 million subscribers within its first 30 days on the air. With more than 350 live sports events, and virtually all of them in high definition, the Big Ten Network is the ultimate destination for Big Ten fans and alumni across the country. The network is available up to an estimated 75 million households, and in all 50 states and Canada though agreements with more than 300 cable, satellite and telco affiliates. Customers of DIRECTV and DISH Network, have access to the network regardless of where they live, while Verizon and AT&T continue to roll out their FiOS and U-Verse services across the country. On cable, the network is available in 19 of the nation’s 20 largest media markets. To get the channel number specific to your area and provider, visit http://www.btn.com/channelfinder. The network operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, showcasing a wide array of classic-to-current sports and televising more Olympic sporting events and women’s sports than has ever been aired on any other network. The Hawkeyes have been televised 12 times over the last three seasons, three times by the network in 2009 and 2010 and six times in 2008. The Big Ten Tournament semifinals and finals are televised each year. For more information regarding the Big Ten Network, visit www.btn.com.

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G A R Y B A R TA B I O GARY BARTA

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Gary Barta is in his sixth year as director of athletics at the University of Iowa – and his 25th year in athletics administration – riding a wave of momentum. Cause for that energy is the fact the Hawkeyes enjoyed record-setting performances in the classroom and on the playing field, the completion of the second-largest construction project in the history of intercollegiate athletics at the UI, and the breaking of ground on a new indoor practice facility for the Hawkeye football program. With respect to the UI academic momentum, Barta expects the graduation rates for student-athletes made public this fall to be among the highest ever achieved at the UI. Those numbers are also expected to compare favorably with the UI’s Big Ten Conference and national peers in the high profile sports of football, and men’s and women’s basketball. In May, the NCAA confirmed that all 24 of Iowa’s teams exceeded the Academic Progress Rate (APR) benchmark for the third straight year and honored a school-record four UI teams – men’s cross country, softball, men’s tennis and women’s tennis – that ranked in the top 10 percent of their sport, based on their most-recent multi-year APR. Competitively, the UI set a school record with 510 points scored in the 2011 Learfield Directors’ Cup. This success was driven in great measure by another successful season for the UI football team – which won a record third straight bowl game, 27-24, over Missouri in the Insight Bowl; a third-place finish at the NCAA championships by Iowa’s wrestling program; a fourth straight appearance in the NCAA postseason by the women’s basketball program; strong performances by the UI’s men’s and women’s track and field teams; and a school-record 10th place finish by the UI men’s golf team. The highlight of the UI’s year in Big Ten Conference competition was the first league title in men’s track and field in 44 years. Larry Wieczorek’s squad climbed to the top of the podium by dominating the final day of competition on the UI’s Cretzmeyer Track. An All-American distance runner as a student-athlete at the UI, Wieczorek was named the Big Ten Track and Field Coach of the Year in recognition of his team’s performance and for qualifying no fewer than 33 male and female student-athletes for postseason competition.

In addition to the competitive success the Hawkeyes recorded in 2010-11, the UI also experienced tremendous success at the turnstiles. Iowa entered the 2010 home football season with all seven home games sold out. The UI will do the same in 2011 and boasts waiting lists for not only season tickets to the home games of Kirk Ferentz’s squad, but also the premium seating options available inside the Paul W. Brechler Press Box at Kinnick Stadium. Attendance at home games of first-year men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery soared 23 percent – the fifth-highest increase by percentage in the country and the largest by a team that did not advance to postseason play. Attendance at women’s basketball games increased by almost 60 percent. Iowa ended the year ranked 13th – the program’s highest finish in more than a decade. As always, success at the gate provides Barta the financial resources to meet the mandate of Iowa’s institutional leadership: Operate the intercollegiate athletics program with integrity, with a commitment to academic excellence, and without any support from tax dollars, i.e. be “self-sustaining.” Inherent in Barta’s charge is to provide the more than 650 student-athletes who compete in the 24 intercollegiate athletics programs at the UI the best opportunity for success, including training and competition facilities that compare favorably or exceed those offered by comparable institutions. The 2010-11 season marked the first for the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams in the UI’s $69 million Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. In late summer 2011, the UI completed a $47 million revitalization of Carver-Hawkeye Arena. That project includes the construction of a practice facility for men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball, a 10,000-square-foot strength training and cardiovascular center, and an expansion to the Dan Gable Wrestling Complex, in addition to new locker room and support facilities for men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling and volleyball programs, and office space for the majority of Iowa administrative and coaching staffs. The Carver project includes the installation of a statue of Gable at the facility’s main entrance. That project will be completed in time for thousands of fans of the sport of wrestling to enjoy when the UI stages the 2012 USA Wrestling Olympic Team Trials in April 2012 – an event that represents not only the UI’s commitment to its nationally-respected wrestling program, but Barta’s desire to strike partnerships when success would be mutually beneficial.

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IOWATENNIS The UI Department of Athletics will break ground on Phase I of a two-phase project for the UI football program in late summer 2011. Phase I includes the construction of a new indoor practice facility; Phase II includes construction of all football operations areas including locker rooms, team meeting rooms, athletic medical training space, video operations, and coaches offices and meeting rooms. Funded entirely through private support, the project is an important next phase of the master facilities plan for Hawkeye football. It will be constructed adjacent to the Ron and Margaret Kenyon Outdoor Practice Facility and immediately west of Kinnick Stadium.

G A R Y B A R TA B I O In recent years, the department has received a long list of commitments to assist in capital projects and scholarship support, including gifts of $5 million each from long-time friends of the UI – Dale and Marilyn Howard, Bruce Rastetter and Richard O. Jacobson. Under Barta’s leadership – and thanks to a talented athletics development staff – the UI has seen year-over-year improvement in annual giving in spite of the difficult economic environment and has generated more than $20 million of philanthropic and corporate sponsorship support for the CarverHawkeye Arena project.

Barta has also received permission form the State of Iowa Board of Regents to construct a new practice facility for the men’s and women’s golf programs. The facility will be located on the southern edge of the UI’s award-winning Finkbine Golf Course and will begin construction as soon as the funding required is secured from friends and fans of the Iowa Hawkeyes and the UI’s golf programs.

As the director of athletics at the University of Wyoming for three years, seven different UW coaches were named Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year. He also spearheaded a fund-raising effort that netted the Cowboy athletics program $11 million in private support and $11 million in matching state fund.

Barta’s involvement in the UI campus community extends beyond intercollegiate athletics. He is a member of the President’s Cabinet comprised of vice presidents and other campus leaders that provide counsel to UI President Sally Mason. That group was instrumental in the UI’s response to record-setting flooding that besieged the campus and the Iowa City and Coralville community in June 2008.

As the senior associate athletics director at the University of Washington, he directed the “Campaign for the Student-Athlete,” was a participant in the design, construction and/or renovation of several UW athletics facilities, including Bank of America Arena and the Dempsey Indoor Practice Facility. In addition to almost doubling the amount of annual private support received by UW, Barta also managed the department’s external relations division, a task that included corporate sponsorship and radio contracts.

Barta also represents the UI and the Hawkeyes at the conference and national level. During his first five years at the UI, he has participated in the creation and implementation of the Big Ten Network, the expansion of the Big Ten Conference and realignment of athletics conferences nationally, and the Big Ten’s postseason bowl game agreements that were successfully implemented in 2010. Nationally, Barta remains active in the Division IA Athletics Directors Association, the National Association of College Directors of Athletics, and currently serves on the NCAA Football Committee Board of Directors. Barta often suggests to his staff that “Hope is not a strategy,” which is why he is currently overseeing a comprehensive review of the strategic plan for the UI Athletics Department and has worked with the UI’s leadership on a long-term financial plan.

His responsibilities at Washington expanded over time to include hiring of coaching and administrative staff and coordinating the schedule for the Huskies men’s basketball program. The roots of his development experience extend to his first two positions: director of athletics development and external relations at the University of Northern Iowa and director of development at his alma mater, North Dakota State University. Barta earned a bachelor of science degree in mass communication and broadcast journalism from NDSU in 1987. He was an option quarterback for Bison football squads that won the Division II NCAA National Championship in 1983, 1985 and 1986. Barta, and his wife, Connie, have a son, Luke (13) and a daughter, Madison (11). He was born Sept. 4, 1963, in Minneapolis.

Another favorite saying of his is, “Vision without resources is irrelevant.” Over the course of his career he has been directly involved in raising hundreds of millions of dollars in support of intercollegiate athletics. This has remained a primary focus during his tenure at Iowa, where private support for the Hawkeyes continues to flourish despite a challenging economy.

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The UI Department of Athletics is under the direction of Gary Barta and is regarded as one of the top intercollegiate programs in the nation. Once again, the Hawkeyes enjoyed success both athletically and academically in 2010-11. Sixty-four Hawkeyes earned all-conference accolades, while 44 were recognized as All-Americans. Hawkeye student-athletes excelled in the classroom as well with 172 earning Academic All-Big Ten laurels. Thirty-four Hawkeyes were honored by the Big Ten Conference with the Distinguished Scholar Award. The graduation rate of Iowa’s student-athletes has improved in each of the past 10 years and has consistently ranked above the graduation rate of all UI students. Iowa’s men’s cross country, men’s and women’s tennis, and softball teams were recognized by the NCAA for their high academic marks. The four teams earned Public Recognition Awards, based on their most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rates. The UI closed the 2010-11 athletics year with a bang, establishing a school record in total points scored in the annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The Hawkeyes accumulated 510 points in the competition that awards points based on each institution’s finish in national championship competition in up to 20 total sports (10 women’s and 10 men’s). Several new projects have come to completion on the Iowa campus. Some of the latest additions to the UI campus include the completion of the new Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, which houses the swimming and diving teams, and the state-of-the-art $7 million rowing boathouse. In addition to the brand new swimming and rowing facilities, the Roy G. Karro Athletics Hall of Fame and Visitors Center, the Russell and Ann Gerdin Athletic Learning Center and the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center completed construction in recent years. Furthermore, the UI completed a $47 million Carver-Hawkeye Arena renovation project in the summer of 2011. Kinnick Stadium received a major upgrade and renovation that was completed just prior to the 2006 season. The $89 million project included the replacing of the south end zone stands and building of a four-level press box that houses 47 guest suites. New scoreboards, video walls, concession stands and rest rooms were also part of the project.

A T O TA L P R O G R A M IOWA FOOTBALL Iowa football continued its stellar play, finishing in the upper division of the Big Ten for the ninth time in the last 10 years. The Hawkeyes capped their season with a thrilling 27-24 come-from-behind victory over Missouri in the Insight Bowl. The win was Iowa’s third straight bowl victory, a school record. IOWA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL The women’s basketball team had another outstanding season, finishing third in the league and advancing to the NCAA Tournament. Lisa Bluder, who is a three-time Big Ten Coach of the Year and two-time Regional Coach of the Year, coached Kachine Alexander and Jaime Printy to honorable mention All-America status. Alexander was also tabbed the Premier Player of the Year. Bluder has guided Iowa to eight first division finishes in her 11 years and has taken her program to eight NCAA Tournaments, including four straight. IOWA MEN’S TRACK AND FIELD The men’s track and field team finished eighth in the nation at the indoor national championships and won the outdoor Big Ten title in 2011. Coach Larry Wieczorek was named Big Ten Coach of the Year, while numerous Hawkeyes earned all-league and All-America honors. IOWA MEN’G GOLF Head coach Mark Hankins continued to have his men’s golfers play at a high level. The Hawkeyes advanced to the NCAA Championships for the second time in three years and tied for 10th nationally – a school-record finish. Vince India was named the Big Ten Player of the Year and earned the prestigious Les Bolstad Trophy, which goes to the male golfer with the lowest stroke average in the Big Ten. IOWA MEN’S BASKETBALL The men’s basketball team had its first season under head coach Fran McCaffery. Hawkeye fans flocked to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to watch the Black and Gold. Attendance increased 20 percent, which ranked fifth-best in the country.

IOWA WRESTLING The Hawkeye wrestling team continued its dominance on the mat, finishing third at the NCAA Championships. Iowa has claimed 23 national championships, including three in the last four years, and 34 Big Ten titles. Five Hawkeyes earned All-American accolades en route to the team’s third place finish. PA G E 2 6


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DID YOU KNOW... 43 percent of UI students are from out of state Eight Iowa graduate programs rank first or second in the nation, according to America’s Best Graduate Schools, produced by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the Iowa Writer’s Workshop is ranked number one in the nation by Poets & Writers. With over 30,000 students in a city of roughly 75,000, UI offers a different atmosphere than many other universities in the Big Ten or the Midwest. The unemployment rate in Iowa City (4.7%) ranks among the nations’ lowest. Iowa City was listed by Forbes Magazine (2009).

T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F I O WA Building on a rich tradition of excellence and innovation, the University of Iowa is educating more than 30,000 students annually, preparing them for success immediately following graduation, as well as continued achievements throughout their lives. The University of Iowa offers more than 100 areas of undergraduate and graduate study, including seven professional degree programs, through its 11 colleges: the colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health, and the Graduate College. The University also provides on-campus and distance learning opportunities through its division of Continuing Education. Long recognized as one of the nation’s leading centers for the arts, creative writing, space physics, hydraulics, basic health and science research, and communication studies, the University of Iowa is also developing new strengths in informatics, nanoscience, simulation technology, and other fields. The University of Iowa has maintained its tradition as an innovator with its pioneering work in speech pathology, science and medicine. It’s also known internationally for being home of one of the nation’s largest public university owned hospitals. Cultural Diversity at the University of Iowa The University of Iowa has worked hard to assure that students of all races, creeds, and backgrounds are represented in the student body. In the past five years, Iowa has moved aggressively towards its goal of creating communities of African American, Hispanic/Latino (a), Asian American, and Native American students, and making the University a stimulating, welcoming place. The Center for Diversity and Enrichment is a coordinated universitywide resource for creating and maintaining this campus diversity

and providing opportunities for all University students interested in other cultures. Scholarships, fellowships, and support programs help to make this possible. International Programs brings together scholars from around the world and UI students looking to expand their perspectives by studying abroad or exploring global issues on campus. International students at the University of Iowa represent more than 100 countries. How the University of Iowa Measures Up “One of the most dynamic schools in the country” and the only Big Ten school listed as a “best buy” — Fiske Guide to the Colleges, 2011 29th best public national university —U.S. News & World Report, 2011 “Professors make themselves accessible and possess a genuine interest in students’ experiences,” — Insider’s Guide to the Colleges, 2010 24 graduate programs are ranked among the top 10 of their kind at U.S public institutions, with five continuing to rank in first place — U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Graduate Schools, 2012 University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” — U.S. News & World Report, 2010 A “green-campus trailblazer” and one of the first institutions of higher education to join the Chicago Climate Exchange — Princeton Review Guide to 286 Green Colleges, 2010 One of the top five college towns in America among cities under 250,000 — American Institute for Economic Research, College Destination Index, 2010

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CONSIDER THE COMMUNITY

“Iowa City is one of the great college campuses in the country. I love coming to Iowa City!”

Some universities offer the large city atmosphere. Others offer the college town experience. The University of Iowa is uniquely situated to offer student athletes the very best of both of these different worlds.

MARK JONES

ESPN BROADCASTER

Once the state capital, Iowa City is considered one of the truly great college towns in America. The city swells with excitement on game day when nearly 16,000 Hawkeye fans from across the state and Midwest converge on Carver-Hawkeye Arena to cheer the Hawkeyes to another victory. Iowa City’s downtown area is alive and thriving. Restaurants, shops and sidewalk cafes face onto pedestrian malls full of people watchers, street entertainers and food vendors. Attractive in size and friendliness, Iowa City is big in the sense that it offers all the advantages and conveniences of much larger metropolitan areas like summer and permanent employment opportunities, live entertainment and concerts, fine “Iowa City is unlike any other place in the state, both because dining and shopping, industry and commerce. of its regional beauty and because of its independent, serendipitous spirit. Iowa City is located in the heart of eastern Iowa, within easy driving distance of several major Midwestern cities including the state capital, Des Moines, as well as Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Minneapolis and Milwaukee.

There’s nothing like feeling the crisp air as one tours the Big Ten campus, just as there’s no other feeling like walking the shores along Lake MacBride, north of town. This is an ideal location for a weekend trip filled with sights, sounds, shopping and plenty of activities on any given weekend.” If there is a star in Iowa, Iowa City is it.” DES MOINES SUNDAY REGISTER PA PA GG E E2 8 1


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“Move to Iowa City. Some of the happiest people in the world live in Iowa City.” CHRISTOPHER KEYES EDITOR | MIDWEST MAGAZINE | AUGUST, 2007

T H E U N I V E R S I T Y O F I O WA IOWA CITY: THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE

• #2 small metro area for business and careers Forbes • #8, “Up and Coming Tech Cities” Forbes • #21, “Best Places to Live and Launch” Fortune • #3, “Best Place in Nation to Retire” Money • #4 public education Expansion Management • “Best Town in the Midwest” Outside Magazine • One of 50 “Best Places to Live and Play” National Geographic Adventure • #18 among the top 25 green cities in the country Country Home • Healthiest Town in the United States Men’s Journal • Iowa City ranks 9th out of 179 on best performing small cities list “Milken Institute,” October 2010 • Iowa City named third-best major metropolitan area in the country for college students “American Institute for Economic Research,” September 2010 • Iowa City ranks 2nd out of 75 mid-size cities for volunteer rate “Volunteering in America,” Corporation for National & Community Service, June 2010 • “Top Towns for Jobs,” MSN CareerBuilder, January 2010

• Iowa City is ranked as one of America’s Top 100 Adventure Cities National Geographic Adventure, October 2009 • Iowa City/Coralville/North Liberty named an Iowa Great Place Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, October 2009 • No. 5 “Best Places to Begin a Career” Metros Under 500,000, Forbes Magazine, July, 2010 • No. 13 “Top College Towns for Jobs” Forbes Magazine, May 2009 • 50 Best Places to Live and Play National Geographic Adventure Magazine, August 2007 • Top 10 Most Affordable Places to Live & Work Sperling’s Best Places, March 2007 • Great Places to Live, Work: Iowa City ranked No. 5 MSN • Expansion Management ranks Iowa City “quality of life” high • Iowa is named the 6th-best state to raise a child Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2010 • Iowa ranks 9th in the nation for number of state parks, recreational areas and natural areas CQ Press, 2010 • Nine metros in Iowa are ranked among the best places in America to start a business or career Forbes, 2009 • Iowa ranks 10th in safest neighborhoods in the U.S. - CQ Press, 2010 • Iowa has the 3rd-highest public high school graduation rate in the U.S. - CQ Press, 2010 • Iowa has over 1400 miles of trails for hiking and biking within its state parks and recreational areas Iowa Department of Transportation PA PA GG E E2 9 1


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A CAMPUS ON THE MOVE The University of Iowa campus caters to pedestrians and bicyclists; it’s compact enough to cross in a 20-minute walk. A free ride on a campus bus can cut that time in half. Entertainment on campus and in Iowa City is geared toward student budgets, with many events offered at no charge. The University of Iowa offers more than 400 student organizations, extensive recreation facilities, 50 fraternities and sororities, and a broad schedule of arts performances, lectures, cultural celebrations and club sports and intramural athletic contests to go along with the intercollegiate competition within the Big Ten Conference.

STUDENT-ORIENTED NIGHT LIFE Iowa’s campus is set right in the city’s downtown area, where you’ll find dance clubs, movies, coffeehouses, and restaurants to suit every taste. Live music can be found any night of the week in clubs and restaurants, even outside on warm evenings on the downtown pedestrian mall. Iowa City businesses are convenient and geared toward student tastes and needs.

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C OTNHSEI DUENRI VTEHRESC I TOYMOM F UI O N WA ITY CONSIDER THE OPPORTUNITY FOR A QUALITY EDUCATION A quality education is one of the highest priorities at the University of Iowa. Just over 90 percent of Johnson County residents have graduated from high school, and in Iowa City nearly half of all residents have earned bachelor’s degrees. In fact, census statistics indicate Johnson County is the 10th “smartest” county in the nation, based on percentage of residents holding bachelor’s degrees. The University of Iowa represents a strong presence in the community while enhancing the quality of life in Iowa City. Your aspiration may be a career in medicine, law or education. Regardless of the specific career field, it’s important to identify the college baseball program that places a high priority on academics and allows you to take full advantage of the tremendous educational opportunities available. At the University of Iowa, student-athletes learn quickly that academic success is the highest priority. ATHLETICS AND ACADEMICS At The University of Iowa, a strong relationship has been developed between athletics and academics, where coaches and athletes work hand-in-hand with academic deans and professors, assuring the student-athlete the best possible opportunities to excel in the classroom and in athletics. From the first visit for any prospective student-athlete, to the completion of their academic and athletic career at Iowa, academic personnel play a large role in the career of Hawkeye studentathletes. Beginning with the on-campus visits, student-athletes are introduced to professors in their selected field of study, and are able to establish a relationship and develop an understanding of the academic setting in which they will be involved.

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G E R D I N AT CO HN LE ST I DI C ER L ETA HRENCI N OG MM C EUNNTI T ER Y THE RUSSELL AND ANN GERDIN ATHLETIC LEARNING CENTER The University of Iowa Russell and Ann Gerdin Athletic Learning Center opened in the fall of 2003. The Learning Center is a multi-level, 20,000-square foot facility, which provides one all-purpose area for the academic pursuits for Iowa’s male and female student-athletes. The facility is centrally located on the UI campus for easy access by all student-athletes and staff. The Learning Center features an auditorium, two classrooms, study lounges for freshmen and upper-class student-athletes, a computer lab, a teaching lab, the athletic library, office space for Iowa’s Academic Student Services staff and a display area to recognize the academic accomplishments of Iowa’s studentathletes.

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When a student-athlete considers his future, he should consider prospects beyond baseball. He should consider where he wants to be five, ten, fifteen years from today, and the best course of action for getting there. Also, he should decide early on to commit to excellence in every challenge undertaken. Without a doubt, the men and women listed here took time to consider their future and the ways to get there. These former University of Iowa undergraduates have gone on to become leaders in their chosen fields. They also pursued their academic studies as strongly as the Iowa Hawkeyes go after a loose ball or rebound. BUSINESS Leland C. Adams Former president, Amoco Production Co. B.J. Armstrong, Iowa Letterman, 1986-89 Vice-President of Basketball, Wasserman Media Group NBA All-Star, 1994 Three-time NBA Champion, Chicago Bulls John J. Balles Former president, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Matthew Bucksbaum Former CEO & Founder General Growth Properties Arthur A. Collins Founder, Collins Radio (Rockwell Collins) Kathleen A. Dore President, CanWest Media Works, Toronto, Canada Former Executive vice president and general manager, Bravo Television Network & the Independent Film Channel John W. English Former vice president and chief investment officer, Ford Foundation Nolden Gentry Iowa Letterman, ‘58, ‘59, ‘60 Attorney, Brick, Gentry, Bowers, Swartz, Stoltze, Scheling and Levis Des Moines, IA Leonard Hadley Former chairman and CEO, Maytag Corporation

H. John Hawkinson Former president and director of funds, Kemper Financial Services Inc. Richard O. Jacobson President, Jacobson Warehouse Co. Bill Krause President, Krause Gentle Corp. Richard Levitt Chairman & CEO, Nellis Corporation Frank N. Magid President, Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc., Pioneer in market research and media consultation John Pappajohn Venture capitalist, entrepreneur; President, Equity Dynamics, Inc. Gary Seamans Chairman and CEO, Westell Technologies, Aurora, Ill.

E.F. Lindquist Co‑founder, American College Testing (ACT) Program John B. McLendon First African-American coach inducted into The Basketball Hall of Fame Eddie Robinson Legendary football coach, Grambling State University Wilbur Schramm International authority on communications and founder, Iowa Writers’ Workshop Richard Schultz Executive Director, United States Olympic Committee; Former Executive Director, NCAA James Van Allen World famous space physicist who discovered two radiation belts (the Van Allen Belts) that orbit the earth

Luther Smith Aerospace Engineer, pilot Member, Tuskegee Airmen, 1942 World War II Purple Heart and Prisoner of War Medal

ENTERTAINMENT

Henry B. Tippie Director, Rollins, Inc. Chairman of the Board, Dover Motorsports & Dover Downs Entertainment

Michele M. Crider Recognized worldwide as a leading soprano Has performed in all of Europe’s major opera houses

EDUCATION

Simon Estes International opera star

Joseph N. Crowley President, University of Nevada at Reno and former NCAA president R. Wayne Duke Former commissioner, Big Ten Conference

Diablo Cody Best Original Screenplay Oscar Award for Juno

Al Jarreau Grammy Award‑winning singer Mark Johnson Film producer and Oscar Award winner for Rainman Alex Karras Former NFL All‑Pro, Detroit Lions; actor, Victor, Victoria; Blazing Saddles; “Webster” Barry Kemp Television producer, creator of the hit series “Coach” Shirley Rich Krohn Casting director for Kramer vs Kramer, Three Days of the Condor, Taps, Saturday Night Fever Ashton Kutcher Television and film actor Richard Maibaum Writer of James Bond motion picture scripts Nicholas Meyer Film writer and director whose film credits include Time After Time, The Seven Per-Cent Solution and Star Trek II, IV and VI David Milch Creator, Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue and other television series Three-time Emmy Award recipient Founder, Redboard Productions

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David Bonior U.S. House of Representatives, Mt. Clemons, Mich.

Marvin Bell Iowa Poet Laureate UI Writers Workshop faculty member and mentor from 1965 until retirement in 2005

Terry Branstad Governor, state of Iowa General Charles A. Horner Architect of the US air war against Iraq during the Persian Gulf War/Desert Storm

Mildred Wirt Benson Author of 23 Nancy Drew mysteries and first woman to receive master’s degree in journalism at Iowa

Alan Larson Assistant to Secretary of State for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs

T.C. Boyle Author of 11 Novels & eight short story collections Winner of numerous literary awards, including five O. Henry Awards

Ruth Van Roeckel McGregor Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court, 2005 recipient, American Judicature Society’s Dwight D. Opperman Award for Judicial Excellence

Max Allan Collins Writer of the comic strip Dick Tracy, 1977-92 American mystery writer, including the graphic novel Road to Perdition

Trudy Huskamp Peterson Acting Archivist of the United State, 1993-95

Paul Engle Poet Founder of the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program Director of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop (1941-65)

Mary Louise Smith Noted political party leader and civil rights proponent Juanita Kidd Stout First African-American woman elected to a state Supreme Court

John Irving Writer, The World According to Garp; A Son of the Circus; Hotel New Hampshire; A Prayer for Owen Meany

W.P. Kinsella Writer, Shoeless Joe Margaret Walker Writer, Jubilee MEDIA Alan Abelson Editor, Barron’s Tom Brokaw Former anchorman, NBC News Paul Burmeister Iowa Letterman, 1992-93 Sports anchor/reporter The NFL Network

Milo Hamilton 50 years in Broadcasting Voice of the Houston Astros Harry Kalas Broadcaster, Philadelphia Phillies Bob Miller Broadcaster, Los Angeles Kings Herbert Nipson Executive Editor, Ebony Brian Ross Correspondent, NBC News; Peabody and Emmy award winner Mark Shapiro Former Vice-President, ESPN

John Cochran Correspondent, ABC News

Carole Simpson Anchor, ABC News

Paul Conrad Political cartoonist and three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize

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Wayne Drehs General assignment writer, espn.com Brett Dolan Broadcaster, Houston Astros George Gallup Founder, The Gallup Poll Charles Guggenheim Documentary filmmaker, Peabody and Oscar award winner

Dr. Robert C. Hardin Developed blood bank protocols during WW II based on seminal work on blood preservation Dr. Don H. O’Donoghue Sports medicine pioneer Dr. Emory D. Warner World recognized pathologist FIRST ADVANCED DEGREES IN THE UNITED STATES African-Americans who received advanced degrees from the University of Iowa, who were also the first in the United States to receive that particular degree: Alexander Clark, Jr. 1879, law degree

Dr. Nancy Andreasen Psychiatrist renowned for her research on schizophrenia, as well as creativity James Bramson Executive Director, American Dental Association Dr. Johann L. Ehrenhaft Pioneer in field of open heart surgery

Elizabeth Catlett 1940, master’s in art Lulu Johnson 1941, Ph.D. in history Oscar Anderson Fuller 1942, Ph.D. in music Lilia Ann Abron 1972, Ph.D. in chemical engineering Lisa Portis 1989, Ph.D. in pharmacology

Marian Rees Producer of television films Owner, Marian Rees and Associates Brandon Routh Actor, Superman Gene Wilder Actor, Silver Streak, Young Frankenstein, Stir Crazy

John Falsey Executive producer of television’s “Northern Exposure” & “I’ll Fly Away” Jim Foster Iowa Letterman Founder and Innovator, Arena Football

JUANITA KIDD STOUT First African-American woman Elected to a state Supreme Court

NOLDEN GENTRY Attorney

JOHN PAPPAJOHN Entrepreneur

TOM BROKAW Former Anchorman, NBC News

DON NELSON Head Coach, Golden State Warriors

MARK SHAPIRO Former Executive Vice-President, ESPN

EDDIE ROBINSON Former Football Coach Grambling State University

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The Learning Center is a multi-level, 20,000-square foot facility, which provides one all-purpose area for the academic pursuits for Iowa’s male and IOWABASEBALL IOWATENNIS female student-athletes.

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The Learning Center features an auditorium, two classrooms, study lounges for freshmen and upper-class student-athletes, a computer lab, a teaching lab, the athletic library, office space for Iowa’s Academic Student Services staff and a display area to recognize the academic accomplishments of Iowa’s student-athletes.

“The Gerdin Learning Center gives me the opportunity to be in a great studious atmosphere where I am able to get my academics achieved, along with opportunities to receive help with tutors or study groups. It is also great because you are involved with staff that cares, and also around studentathletes that understand the same schedule, practice, and time you spend here at the University of Iowa.”

ZACH McCOOL

“The Gerdin Athletic Learning Center offers our studentathletes at the University of Iowa the most modern, state of

THE HAWKEYE NICKNAME The University of Iowa borrowed its athletic nickname from the state of Iowa many years ago. The name Hawkeye was originally the name of the hero in the fictional novel, The Last of the Mohicans, written by James Fenimore Cooper. Cooper had the Delaware Indians bestow the name on a white scout who lived with them. In 1838, 12 years after the book was published, people in the territory of Iowa acquired the nickname, chiefly through the efforts of Judge David Rorer of Burlington and James Edwards of Fort Madison. Edwards, editor of the Fort Madison Patriot, moved his paper to Burlington in 1843 and renamed it the Burlington Hawkeye. The two men continued their campaign to popularize the name, and territorial officials eventually gave it their formal approval. Herky The Hawkeye

The Hawkeye nickname gained a tangible symbol in 1948 when a cartoon character, later to be named Herky the Hawkeye was hatched. The creator was Richard Spencer III, instructor of journalism at Iowa. The impish Hawk was an immediate hit and acquired a name through a statewide contest staged by the athletic department. John Franklin, a Belle Plaine alumnus, was the man who suggested Herky. Since his birth more than 45 years ago, Herky has symbolized Iowa athletics and epitomized University life. He even donned a military uniform during the Korean War and became the insignia of the 124th Fighter Squadron. During the mid-1950s, Herky came to life at a football game as the Iowa mascot. Since that time, Herky has been a familiar figure at Iowa athletics events.

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HOTELS/MOTELS Alexis Park Inn and Suites, 1165 S. Riverside Drive, Iowa City Amana Colonies Holiday Inn, I-80, Exit 225, Amana Americinn, 2597 Holiday Road, Coralville Baymont Inn & Suites, 200 6th Street, Coralville Best Western Cantebury Inn, 704 1st Ave., Coralville Big Ten Inn, 707 1st Ave., Coralville Comfort Inn and Suites, 2431 James Street, Coralville Comfort Inn, 209 9th St., Coralville Country Inn and Suites by Carlson, 2571 Heartland Place, Coralville Days Inn, Hwy. 6 West, Coralville Fairfield Inn, 214 9th Street, Coralville Hampton Inn, 1200 1st Ave., Coralville Heartland Inn, 87 2nd Street, Coralville Holiday Inn Amana Colonies, I-80 Exit 225, Williamsburg

337-8665 688-1175 625-2400 337-9797 351-0400 351-6131 338-3400 351-8144 545-8464 354-4400 337-8382 351-6600 351-8132 668-1175

Holiday Inn Express, 970 25th Ave., Coralville Holiday Inn, 1200 1st Ave., Coralville Hotel Vetro Studio Suites, 201 S. Linn St., Iowa City, IA Iowa House Hotel, Madison & Jefferson St., Iowa City Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 300 East 9th Street, Coralville Motel 6, 810 1st Avenue, Coralville Quality Inn and Suites, 2525 N. Dodge St., Iowa City Riverside Golf Resort, 3184 Hwy. 22, Riverside, IA Sheraton Iowa City Hotel, 210 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, 2491 Holiday Road, Coralville Super 8 Motel, 611 1st Ave., Coralville Travel Lodge, 2216 N. Dodge St., Iowa City

625-5000 351-5049 337-4961 335-3513 688-4000 354-0030 354-2000 648-1234 337-4058 625-2200 337-8388 351-1010

Eggy’s on 965, Hwy. 965, North Liberty El Dorado, 102 Second Street, Coralville El Ranchero, 21 Sturgis Drive, Iowa City Flannigan’s Bar & Grill, 501 1st Ave., Coralville Givanni’s Café, 109 E. College St., Iowa City Godfather’s Pizza, Highway 1 West, Iowa City Graze, 115 E. College Street, Iowa City Gus’ Food & Spirits, 2421 Coral Court, Coralville Hamburg Inn, 214 N. Linn St., Iowa City House of Lords Restaurant & Pub, 704 1st Ave., Coralville HuHot Mongolian Grill, 917 25th Ave., Coralville Hunan Restaurant, 118 2nd St., Coralville Hungry Hobo, 517 S. Riverside Drive, Iowa City IHOP, 2435 James Street, Coralville Iowa River Power Company, 501 1st Ave., Coralville Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack, 1940 Lower Muscatine Road, Iowa City Joseph’s Steakhouse, 212 S. Clinton St., Iowa City Konomi, 843 Quarry Road, #140, Coralville Linn Street Café, 121 N. Linn St., Iowa City Micky’s Irish Pub, 11 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City Midtown Family Restaurant, 1069 Hwy. 1, Iowa City Mill Restaurant, 120 E. Burlington Street, Iowa City Mondo’s Tomato Pie, 516 E. 2nd St., Coralville Monicas, 302 2nd Street, Coralville Okoboji Grill, 1857 Lower Muscatine Rd., Iowa City

665-4800 688-5237 338-4324 351-1904 338-5967 354-3312 887-5477 545-4290 337-5512 351-0400 358-9100 338-8886 337-5270 248-1122 351-1904 354-7427 358-0776 351-2290 337-7370 338-6860 351-9323 351-9529 337-3000 338-7400 248-1155

RESTAURANTS Agave Bar & Grill, 2781 Oakdale Blvd., Coralville 665-2524 Applebee’s, 200 12th St., Coralville 358-1986 Airliner, 22 S. Clinton, Iowa City 351-9259 Atlas World Grill, 127 Iowa Ave., Iowa City 341-7700 Baldy’s Wraps, 18 S. Clinton Street, Iowa City 338-1010 Bennigan’s, Coral Ridge Mall, Coralville 625-2366 Blackstone, 502 Westbury Drive, Suite 1, Iowa City 338-1770 Bo-James, 118 E. Washington St., Iowa City 337-4703 Bob’s Your Uncle Pizza Café, 2208 N. Dodge St., Iowa City 331-7400 Bread Garden Bakery & Café, 224 S. Clinton, Iowa City 354-4246 Brothers Bar & Grill, 125 W. Dubuque, Iowa City 338-6373 Brown Bottle, 115 E. Washington St., Iowa City 351-6704 Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery, 404 1st Avenue, Coralville 337-2243 Buffalo Wild Wings, 201 Clinton Street, Iowa City 887-9464 Buffalo Wild Wings, 2500 Corridor Way, Coralville 338-9464 Carl and Ernies Good Time Pub and Grub, 161 Hwy. 1 West, Iowa City 337-4422 Carlos O’Kelly’s, 1411 S. Waterfront Drive, Iowa City 354-5800 Charlie’s Bar and Grill, 450 1st Ave., Coralville 351-1488 Chili’s, 2651 2nd St., Coralville 351-1488 Colony Inn Restaurant, 741 47th Ave., Amana 622-6270 Culvers Frozen Custard, 2591 Heartland Place, Coralville 545-8255 David’s Place, 100 South Linn Street, Iowa City 351-5600 Donnelley’s, 101 E. College Street, Iowa City 338-7355 The Edge, 807 1st Ave., Coralville 337-5680 Edgewater Grille, 300 E. 9th Street, Coralville 887-5018

Old Capitol Brew Works & Public House, 525 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City 337-3422 Old Chicago, 78 Second Street, Coralville 248-1220 Olive Garden, 925 25th Ave., Coralville 339-9100 Outback Steakhouse, 945 25th Ave., Coralville 354-2755 Ox Yoke Inn, 4420 220 Trail, Amana 1-800-233-3441 Pagliai’s Pizza, 302 E. Bloomington St., Iowa City 351-5073 Panchero’s Mexican Grill, 901 25th Ave., Coralville 248-3256 Panchero’s Mexican Grill, 32 S. Clinton, Iowa City 338-6311 Pit Smokehouse, 130 N. Dubuque, Iowa City 337-6653 Quinton’s Bar & Deli, 215 E. Washington, Iowa City 354-7074 Red Avocado, 521 E. Washington St., Iowa City 351-6088 Red Lobster, 2671 2nd Street, Coralville 338-6400 Red’s Ale House, 515 S. Dubuque St., North Liberty 626-2100 River City Beefstro, 1210 1st Ave., Coralville 351-1551 The Saloon, 112 E. College St., Iowa City 354-3837 Sam’s Pizza, 441 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City 337-8200 Sanctuary Restaurant & Pub, 405 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City 351-5692

Short’s Burger and Shine, 18 S. Clinton St., Iowa City Sidelines Bar & Grill, 320 E. Burlington St., Iowa City Sonic Drive-In, 604 2nd Street, Coralville Sports Column, 12 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City Steak and Shake, 2806 Commerce Drive, Coralville Summit Restaurant & Bar, 10 S. Clinton St., Iowa City Sushi Popo, 725 Mormon Trek Blvd., Iowa City Takanami, 219 Iowa Avenue, Iowa City Texas Road House, 2520 Corridor Way, Coralville The Three Samurai, 1801 2nd St., Coralville Third Base, 111 E. College St., Iowa City Venuto’s World Bistro, 115 E. College Street, Iowa City Vesta, 849 Quarry Road, Coralville Vine Tavern, 330 E. Prentiss St., Iowa City Vine Tavern & Eatery, 39 2nd St., Coralville Vito’s Italian American Restaurant, 118 E. College St., Iowa City Wig and Pen Pizza Pub, 1220 Hwy. 6 West, Coralville

337-4678 354-7157 354-4790 356-6902 545-5472 354-7482 338-7676 351-5125 354-3489 337-3340 339-1516 688-0002 338-3782 354-8767 338-7770 338-1393 354-2767

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