Marks 3rd-straight year 2 Hawkeyes have been named to squad
Hawk Items... Member of the HPTC's Midwest Region team... four-time team captain... started all 83 career games... amassed 77 career points on 23 goals and 31 assists... three-time all-Big Ten selection.
2008 as a Senior... Co-captain... started all 23 games... first team all-Big Ten honoree... named NFHCA first team all-American... named first team NFHCA West Region all-American... ranked first on the team in assists (15), third in points (31), third in shots (31), and tied for fourth in goals (8)... scored on 28.6% of her shots on goal... started in Iowa's national semifinal game against Maryland, recording one assist... tallied two-game winning goals... ranks second in the Big Ten in assists, in all games (14)... her 31 points, 15 assists, eight goals and 31 shots are single-season bests... assisted both goals scored in 1-0 wins over #13 Louisville and #10 Michigan State at NCAA Regionals... collected three assists in helping lead Iowa to victories over Indiana, #10 Michigan State and #17 Ohio State to capture its third-straight Big Ten Tournament title... named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week in her efforts in Iowa's 3-2 win at Stanford and 8-0 triumph vs. Pacific... had two assists vs. #1 North Carolina... had multiple points in eight contests... ranks 18th nationally in assists per game (0.64)... winner of Nancy McLinden Carr Award and Dr. Christine Grant Leadership Award.
2007 as a Junior... First team Regional all-American... first team all-Big Ten selection... Big Ten Tournament MVP... letterwinner... recorded two goals against Michigan State and two assists against Michigan during the Big Ten Tournament... started all 21 games... recorded a team-high 11 assists along with six goals... awarded the Dr. Christine Grant Leadership Award (athlete who demonstrates leadership on a daily basis)... team captain.
2006 as a Redshirt Junior... Sat out the season due to an injury... one of three team captains... voted by her teammates for the Dr. Christine Grant Leadership Award and the Nancy McLinden Carr Award in honor of her enthusiasm, energy and positive attitude... team captain.
2005 as a Sophomore... Second team all-Big Ten selection... named team captain... one of three team captains... voted by teammates for the Dr. Christine Grant Leadership Award... started all 18 games as a midfielder for the Hawkeyes... scored three goals and had three assists for nine points... slammed home the go-ahead goal in 6-1 victory against Ball State (Sept. 9)... dished out two assists in 4-3 win over Northwestern (Oct. 4)... team captain.
2004 as a Freshman... Started all 21 games for the Hawkeyes... recorded 14 points on six goals and two assists... scored back-to-back game-winning overtime goals over Northwestern and Michigan State at the Big Ten Tournament... recorded two goals and two assists at the Big Ten Tournament.
High School... Second team all-American and first team regional all-American as a senior... two-time first team all-state (2002-03) and two-time Wyoming Valley Conference All-Star (2002-03)... three-year varsity starter and four-year letterwinner... helped her Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School to the 2001 Class AA State Championship... coached by Karen Klassner... 2004 B-Camp.
Personal... Born November 8, 1985... daughter of Beth and Kevin Blaum... younger sister Elizabeth is a sophomore field hockey student-athlete at Ball State University... English major.
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