- University of Northern Iowa sprint specialist Molly Lembezeder was named Missouri Valley Conference swimmer of the week Tuesday.
The senior from Peosta won the 50 and 100 freestyles in a dual meet against Iowa State Saturday and helped UNI to another win in the 400 freestyle relay. Friday in dual wins over Loras and Iowa Central, Lembezeder won the 50 freestyle.
- The University of Northern Iowa's Panther Scholarship Club announced a record-breaking fund drive Tuesday.
Contributions to the PSC in 2017 came from 1,695 donors and generated $1.52 million in cash and $2,014,141 in combined cash and gift-in-kind contributions.
The cash donations represent a 12 percent increase over the previous record.
"The PSC is the lifeblood of UNI athletics and we are extremely pleased to have had a record-breaking year in fundraising," said UNI Director of Athletics David Harris. "The effort put forth in the classroom and on the competition field by our student-athletes, coaches and support staff is being matched by our donors that support UNI athletics."
Funding from PSC donors provides scholarships for Panther student-athletes.