In September, team members filed a lawsuit against Barta and the department citing Title XI violations. Months later, a federal judge granted an injunction that forced the athletics department to stop any plans of cutting women’s swimming and diving, but that injunction was only temporary.How the lawsuit will end up is unknown, which was part of the reason Barta made the new decision to reinstate the program.
To say Tristan Wirfs was on the fast track is an understatement. He had to start right away as a freshman at Iowa, three years later, he was an All-American and declared early for the NFL draft at age 21.
Garza, who came into the game as the nation’s leading scorer at 26.4 points per game, became the second 2,000-point scorer in program history. Garza, who has 2,009 points, is 107 points behind all-time leading scorer Roy Marble.
After stepping down from her job at Target after 28 years, it has been a whirlwind ride for Sarah Wirfs following her son, Tristan, around the country and watching him play in rookie season for the Tampa Buccaneers.
Richardson is no stranger to health complications, suffering two separate leg injuries that forced him to miss much of the 2007 and all of the 2008 seasons, but late last year, a more fearful issue presented itself.