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Women's Basketball

WBB: ISU announces addition of Vanderbilt transfer

AMES — Iowa State announced Thursday that Vanderbilt-transfer Heather Bowe is the newest member of the women’s basketball team. Bowe will compete for the Cyclones during the 2016-17 season, while she pursues her master’s degree.

The 6-foot senior from Eau Claire, Wisc. started 21 of the 23 games she appeared in last season. She averaged 7.0 points and 3.6 rebounds while shooting 52.2 percent from the floor.

As a sophomore in 2013-114, she averaged 5.1 points and 4.3 rebounds and was named to the SEC All-Freshman team while averaging 6.2 points and 4.3 rebounds in 2012-13.

Bowe was named a Parade All-American in 2012 and was named the AP Wisconsin Player of the Year.

"I am thankful for the opportunity to play at Iowa State and pursue my master’s degree," Bowe said in a statement. "I am honored to get the chance to play for head coach Bill Fennelly and his great support staff of Jodi, Billy and Latoja. I am looking forward to playing in front of the wonderful fans in Hilton Coliseum and the rich tradition of Iowa State women’s basketball."

Jared Stansbury

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Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.