Big Ten Notebook: Celebrating Super Seniors


Iowa’s Allison Doocy is one of the many players who have been around the Big Ten longer than they ever expected, thanks mostly to the pandemic that extended dozens of softball careers. 

But even the fifth-year super senior hadn’t seen an Iowa pitcher throw a no-hitter. Until Sunday. 

Doocy threw her first no-hitter, and the first for the program since 2015, to cap a weekend sweep at Rutgers that moved the Hawkeyes over .500 with two series still to play. One of the best pitchers in Iowa history, and perhaps one of the unluckiest, Doocy struggled through much of her[…]


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