KCHA Sports Report (4/10)

Iowa State football fans will have to wait until next season to see the Cyclone football team. ISU has canceled Saturday’s Spring Game due to the poor weather forecast. Cyclone coach Matt Campbell.

The Cyclones will close out spring drills in the indoor practice facility.

Campbell says the Cyclones will scrimmage inside on Saturday. It will be their third of the spring.

The Iowa Hawkeye football program has their Spring Game scheduled a week later and they are looking to boost their punt and punt return games in spring drills. The Hawkeyes ranked 13th in net punting last season and special teams coordinator LeVar Woods says there is competition for the punting job.

Colten Rastetter handled the majority of the punting chores last season and averaged just under 38 yards as a sophomore. Ryan Gersonde punted 13 times for an average of just over 42 yards as a freshman and Woods says he is trying to find the right style of.

Woods says the two punters have contrasting styles.

Iowa is looking to find a spark in the punt return game. The Hawkeyes finished 10th in returns last year and averaged just over six yards per return.

Woods says sophomore receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette has shined this spring in the return game. He caught 18 passes as a freshman.

Iowa’s spring drills run through April 20th.

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