Iowa State University
|Iowa State University|
|Sports:||basketball, cross country, football, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, wrestling|
Iowa State University is a public university located in Ames, Iowa. It was founded in 1856, and was designated as a land grant college under the Morrill Act signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862. The team is athletically affiliated with the Big 12 Conference, and its mascot is the Cyclone.