January 2014

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By the 4 NUMBERS 12 Times this season the University of Iowa wrestling team has shut out an opponent after the Hawkeyes blanked Michigan State, 41-0, on Jan. 4 inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa's 12 wins prior to the start of conference play equaled the most under head coach Lisa Bluder. Iowa finished 12-1 in its pre-conference slate during the 2010-11 campaign. The Hawkeyes were 11-3 prior to the start of league play last season, and 11-0 in 2004-05. .808 6 122 10 36 187.5 400 Iowa women's basketball is 84-20 in their last 104 games inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Lisa Bluder needs six wins to surpass Hall of Famer C. Vivian Stringer (269) as the University of Iowa's all-time winningest coach. Bluder — one of 13 active Division I coaches with 600 or more wins — is 264-161 all-time as the Hawkeye head coach. Number of consecutive point-after kicks made by Hawkeye senior Mike Meyer. It marks the fourth-longest active streak in the nation and third-best all-time in the Big Ten Conference. Takedowns by Hawkeye senior 157-pound wrestler Derek St. John during a 23-7 technical fall victory against Roger Wildmo of Michigan State on Jan. 4. St. John improved to 29-0 in matches on Mediacom Mat inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena.   Days until University of Iowa head coach Rick Heller makes his Hawkeye baseball coaching debut, facing Austin Peay in the 2014 season opener. Record-setting point total amassed by the Hawkeye wrestling team en route to winning its 23rd Midlands Championship on Dec. 30. University of Iowa senior linebacker James Morris recorded eight tackles in the 2014 Outback Bowl, giving him 400 for his career. He is the sixth player in program history to reach 400 tackles. Derek St. John works for one of the 10 takedowns he compiled against Roger Wildmo of Michigan State on Jan. 4 in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. (Photo: Darren Miller) 7

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