Author Archives: Nicole Leusink

About Nicole Leusink

I'm in my fifth year at Iowa State as the communications director for women's basketball. I also assist with football and swimming and diving. I am a 2011 graduate of the University of Florida and a Pittsburgh native. I am excited to give you a behind the scenes look at Iowa State athletics. Feel free to send me an e-mail at You can also find me on twitter @NicoleGreiner. And as always, Go Cyclones!

Burkhall Bouncing Back After Summer Health Scare

What was supposed to be a quiet few days off for senior forward Meredith Burkhall took a scary and life-altering turn. While No. 32 is on pace to be back on the court come November, the past two months have … Continue reading

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After 30 Years, Fellingham Hangs Up The Headset

After 30 years as the ‘Voice of Cyclone Women’s Basketball,’ the time has come for Rich Fellingham to hang up the headset. Over the last 30 years he has cemented a long legacy of commitment and a love of Cyclone … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Chelsea Poppens

We caught up with Chelsea Poppens, who was recently playing professional basketball in Puerto Rico. Poppens rode out hurricanes Irma and Maria and recently made it back to Florida, where she is finishing up her online MBA program with the … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Cyclone Great Angie Welle

I sat down with Cyclone great Angie Welle to talk about her time at Iowa State and upcoming induction in the Athletics Hall of Fame. Welle still holds six career records at Iowa State including the most points (2,149) and … Continue reading

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Catching Up With Camber

Sophomore forward Adriana Camber spent the summer in Sweden competing for Sweden’s U20 team. Camber took some time to talk about her summer abroad and her upcoming season at Iowa State. How did you first get into playing  with Sweden … Continue reading

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Carleton & Co. Take In Ames

When Chatham, Ontario, Canada native Bridget Carleton committed to Iowa State, the Carleton family was inundated with requests from family and friends to go visit Ames, Iowa to cheer her on. “We had tons of people from Chatham who were … Continue reading

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Six Reasons To Come Watch Iowa State Take On No. 6 Mississippi State

TOP COMPETITION 1. Iowa State’s showdown with No. 6 Mississippi State on Saturday is one of the best non-conference games ever in the history of Hilton Coliseum. The Bulldogs enter Hilton Coliseum as the highest ranked non-conference foe since 1990 … Continue reading

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