Author Archives: Nicole Leusink

About Nicole Leusink

I'm in my fourth year at Iowa State as the communications director for women's basketball. I also assist with football, soccer 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!

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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Hoops Update (11-10-16)

Let The Games Begin! We are set to begin the 2016-17 season on Friday, November 11. Check out the women’s hoops update below to get informed about the upcoming season. Cyclones Add Two For 2017-18 The Iowa State women’s basketball … Continue reading

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Checking In With Megan Taylor

Megan Taylor is poised to be inducted into the Iowa State Athletics Hall of Fame tonight. Taylor started every game of her career and finished with school records in field goals made, 3-pointers made and 3-point attempts. She also ranked … Continue reading

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Checking in with Hallie Christofferson

Former Cyclone forward Hallie Christofferson just wrapped up her professional basketball career after two seasons of overseas competition. Christofferson spent her first season in Austria with the Flying Foxes SVS Post in Vienna, Austria where she won the Austrian Cup … Continue reading

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Tonight, the Iowa State women’s basketball team will host the Texas Tech Lady Raiders in the annual Play 4Kay game. This year’s game carries a little more meaning than ones in the past, as the Cyclones will use the game, … Continue reading

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Hoops Update (12-14-15)

Hoops Update With the 2015-16 season in full swing, there are plenty of nuggets and notables to catch you up on. I hope you enjoy this hoops update. Cyclones Making December Count After a rough November in which Iowa State … Continue reading

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