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Iowa Women’s Basketball takes down Drake University

121816 Drake vs. Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa. (KWWL) - The Iowa Women's Basketball team came up big on Saturday, with a win against Drake University.

The Hawkeyes taking on the Bulldogs to finish out their non-conference season.

Iowa's defense came out early with huge blocks from Amanda Olinger.

Hawks leading scorer came from guard Makenzie Meyer, with 24 points.

Iowa Women's Head Coach Lisa Bluder said it was the perfect way to close out the non-conference season, as the Hawks remain 1st in the Big Ten.

"A very good win, I feel good about this win, I think Drake is a very good basketball team, they'll be close in the NCAA tournament most likely again at the end of this year, so this is a good win for us, closes out of non-conference season 9-2," said Bluder.

Iowa takes on the Nebraska Cornhuskers next Saturday.

Leslie Stone

News Content Producer

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