September 2016

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127 A strong senior-class core of Cafone, Chandler Akers, Alexandra Pecora, and Sophie Plasteras returns. Cafone calls Pecora an "awesome leader." e goal keeper had a 1.96 goals against average with an average of 4.6 saves per game. Akers was third on the team with 22 points and Plasteras added a goal and three assists. eir leadership will come in handy since more than half (10 of 19) of the Hawkeye roster is comprised of freshmen and sophomores. Cafone said most of the younger players were in Iowa City over the summer, building camaraderie and gaining confidence. Iowa is off to a 3-1 start to the season and Cafone is the team's leading scorer with four goals, three assists, and 11 points. e Hawkeyes have outscored their first four opponents, 18-6. "Knowing it's my last year, I'm going to do what I can, leave it all out on the field, and hopefully we come out with a championship," Cafone said. at talk — especially from a healthy Cafone — excites Hawkeye coaches, fans, and players alike.

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