Cafone named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year
UI senior one of 38 athletes selected to compete in NFHCA All-Star Game
Norlander and Hemeon both score hat tricks
The seventh ranked Iowa field hockey team (2-1) travels west this weekend taking on UC Davis, No. 8 Stanford, and Pacific.
Hawkeyes will face 7 NCAA Tournament teams next season
Northwestern at Iowa Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
Iowa 7, Missouri State 0 Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014
Iowa vs. Michigan State Big Ten Title Game Columbus, Ohio Nov. 10, 2013 Photos by Walt Middleton
UC Davis at Iowa Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013
No. 19 Iowa vs. No. 6 Penn State Oct. 25, 2013 Grant Field Photo by Jeff Becker
Hawk Items... Named to 2012-13 and 2013-14 USA U21 Junior National Squad... selected to 2012 US National Team Development Squad... has played in 77 career games while starting 61... member of 2010 and 2012 California Senior High Performance team... member of 2011 Midwest Junior High Performance team... member of 2013 Midwest Senior High Performance team... selected to 2011 and 2012 Junior National Team Camp... competed in 2014 Women's National Championship... earned academic All-Big Ten honors as a junior and senior.
2014 as a Senior...Started all 18 contests... led team in defensive saves (5)... ranked third on the team in goals (9)... recorded hat trick in 8-0 win against Ball State (Sept. 28)... garnered Academic All-Big Ten honors... named second team All-Big Ten... named to NFHCA Division I Senior Game... named to the Dean's List for the fall academic semester... letterwinner.
2013 as a Junior... Named to the NFHCA Division I All-American third team... named to the NFHCA West Region All-American first team...named to All-Big Ten first team...named to All-Big Ten tournament team... earned Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 15...saw action in all of Iowa's 21 contests, making 20 starts...second on the team in points with 30... second on the team in goals with 13... led the team with eight defensive saves...recorded a hat trick against Indiana on Oct. 11.
2012 as a Sophomore... Named Academic All-Big Ten... started all 21 contests... tallied team-highs in points (24) and goals (11)... also registered two assists... ranked 10th in the Big Ten in goals (11) and goals per game (0.52)... posted the first multi-goal game of her career Sept. 10 vs. UC Davis... scored once in each of Iowa's three postseason games... tallied two goals in the Big Ten Tournament -- the second-most by any student-athlete at the event... posted game-winning goals against UC Davis (Sept. 10) and Central Michigan (Sept. 23)... letterwinner.
2011 as a Freshman... Saw action in 17 contests, including two starts... recorded 12 shots... tallied first career goal, assist and point in 7-3 win against Kent State (Sept. 2)... one of four true freshmen to see action.
High School... 2008 and 2009 Junior Olympian... 2010 team MVP at Gilroy High School... 2010 MVP of the Mount Hamilton League... in 2009 and 2010, was a Central Coast Section first team selection, a USA Field Hockey Junior National Camp selection, and was a 2009 USA Field Hockey Olympic Development selection... competed on the California Senior High Performance Team at the 2010 USA National Championships; the same team as former Hawkeyes Barb Weinberg and Sarah Dawson... named a `4.0 Three Sport Scholar Athlete' in field hockey, basketball and softball during each year of high school career.
Personal... Born Sept. 11, 1993... daughter of James and Margaret Hemeon... human physiology major.