UNI finishes 9th in MVC Championships
The University of Northern Iowa men’s golf team fell from a tie for sixth place after the first two rounds to finish in ninth place overall after the third round at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship Tuesday. Led by Kyle Driscoll’s final round 73 (+1), the Panthers couldn’t recover from a slow start.
A look back on UNI’s highs and lows of 2012-13
The University of Northern Iowa had some highs and lows this past year. The best way to observe this is with a tier system ranking the best teams and individuals down to not-so-good teams and individuals.
The first tier is the highest of highs for the Panthers within the last year. The UNI volleyball team went 25-10 on the year and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Panthers dominate Braves 8-0
The University of Northern Iowa softball team got back to their winning ways in their quest to return to .500. The Panthers improved their record to 23-24, 13-8 in Missouri Valley Conference play, in dominating fashion as they shut out the Bradley University Braves and scored eight runs off 10 hits.
It was the fourth shutout victory for the Panthers and their first since March 3, when they beat Wright State University 1-0.
UNI enters the record books at Drake
The Drake Relays, held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, now have a second decathlete who has won the decathlon two years in a row. Saturday, UNI senior Daniel Gooris finished with 7,395 points to give him the victory.
UNI drops 3 of 4 games over the weekend
The University of Northern Iowa softball team had their seven-game winning streak snapped by the Iowa Hawkeyes at Robinson-Dresser Field.
The Panthers held their own against the Hawkeyes in the first three innings, trailing 1-0, but the Hawkeyes exploded in the fifth and sixth innings with nine runs to win the game 10-1.
Fisher twins reunited
Standing at 5-foot-8-inches tall each, it’s fairly hard to find any major difference between the twin sisters, Jamie and Nicole Fisher, on the University of Northern Iowa softball team. The twins from Conrad, Iowa, are so in sync, they even speak at the same time.
Offense and defense impressive as Panthers wrap up the spring
The University of Northern Iowa football team previewed the upcoming season by partaking in the annual spring game Friday night.
For this spring game, the Panthers tried a new scoring system. In a game with the defense against the offense, the defense prevailed by a score of 51-31. Head coach Mark Farley was impressed by what he saw on both sides of the ball, particularly his offense and the defensive backs.
UNI takes 7th place at MVC Championships
In the final meet of the season, the University of Northern Iowa women’s golf team finished in a tie for seventh place at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship earlier this week in Sunrise Beach, Mo.
With poor weather conditions throughout the event, nearly every team struggled to find their rhythm, but that didn’t stop Alex Zenor in her quest to become an all-conference golfer.
Panthers prepare for spring game
The University of Northern Iowa football team is preparing for their annual spring game this Friday, April 26, at 6:30 p.m. The Panthers use the spring game to get some extra experience under their belt while getting younger players to get in-game experience that will help them in the long run.
Lucky No. 7
UNI extends MVC winning streak to 7
The University of Northern Iowa softball team extended their winning streak in the Missouri Valley Conference to seven games after they swept the Bradley Braves Tuesday.
The Panthers, who were once 4-6 in MVC play, are now 11-6 and have extended their overall record to .500 at 21-21.