The seventh ranked Iowa field hockey team (2-1) travels west this weekend taking on UC Davis, No. 8 Stanford, and Pacific.
Cafone becomes 22nd Hawkeye named to the squad
5 UI field hockey players competed for U.S./Canadian national teams in 4-game series
Beamesderfer, Pfeiffer, Barnett, Johansen, Norlander are competing in a capped, four-game series this week
Beamesderfer and Pfeiffer named to 2013-14 national team
Hawk Items... Member of the 2006 United States Under-21 squad... 2007 U-21 team... competed for the 2008 HPTC Midwest Region team... her 53 goals ranks ninth on Iowa's career goal list... two-time Big Ten Tournament MVP, all-American, academic all-Big Ten honoree and first team all-Big Ten honoree... started all 83 games in career.
2008 as a Senior... Named Honda Sports Award finalist... named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District second team... named NFHCA first team all-American...selected to first team NFHCA West all-Region team... scored Iowa's goal in 2-1 double overtime loss to Maryland in NCAA national semifinals... named to NCAA all-Tournament team... selected to play in the NFHCA Senior All-Star Game... first team all-Big Ten honoree... started all 23 games... ranked first on the team in points (44), goals (20) and shots (129)... named Big Ten Tournament MVP after scoring five goals, including two overtime game-winners, helping lead the Hawkeyes to their third-straight conference tournament championship... scored five tournament goals, including Iowa's two goals in the championship game vs. #17 Ohio State, which tie for the second-most in the tournament's history... helped lead Iowa to back-to-back NCAA Regional victories over #13 Louisville and #10 Michigan State... assisted on game-winning goal over #13 Louisville at NCAA Regionals... dished out four assists on the year... tallied four game-winning goals (at #11 Louisville, at #8 Michigan State, vs. #10 Michigan State and #17 Ohio State)... ranks first in the Big Ten in shots (129) and goals (20) and second in points (44), in all games... ranks 15th in the country in goals per game (0.86) and 26th in points per game (1.91)... scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime at #8 Michigan State... named Big Ten Player of the Week twice (Oct. 6 and Oct. 27)... recorded two hat tricks, scoring three goals against Indiana and Missouri State... had double-digit shots in three games, including a Big Ten-season-best 13 at Stanford... scored multiple points in 11 contests... academic all-Big Ten... named to 2008 NFHCA National Academic Squad... was four-time recipient of the award... named team MVP.
2007 as a Junior... First team all-American by WomensFieldHockey.com... second team all-American by NFHCA... first team Regional all-American... first team all-Big Ten selection... named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week Oct. 8, after she scored two goals against Northwestern and another against Providence, in addition to an assist... academic all-Big Ten honoree... started all 21 games... letterwinner... led the Big Ten 15 goals, 92 shots and 38 points... she recorded eight assists, second most on the team... scored four game-winning goals... converted on two of three penalty strokes... had a streak of scoring in eight consecutive games, during the streak she tallied nine goals and three assists... scored multiple goals against Wake Forest, Michigan, Central Michigan and Northwestern... recorded two goals during the Big Ten Tournament... named team MVP... academic all-Big Ten.
2006 as a Sophomore... Named second team NFHCA West Regional all-American... Most Valuable Player of the Big Ten Tournament... scored five goals in three days on the way to the Big Ten Tournament Title (Michigan 2, Ohio State 1, Penn State 2)...named womensfieldhockey.com National Player of the Week (Nov. 13)... knocked in the game-winner against Louisville (Oct. 29)... scored game-winners against Michigan (Nov. 3) and Penn State (Nov. 5)... tied for the team lead in goals scored (10) and for total points (22)... academic all-Big Ten.
2005 as a Freshman... Named to the 2005 all-Big Ten Tournament team... tied for second on the team in goals with eight and had two assists for 18 points... scored game-winning goal in 2-1 win against California (Sept. 3)... notched two goals in 6-1 victory over Ball State (Sept. 9)... was successful on first collegiate penalty shot against Michigan (Nov. 4).
High School... Three-time all-state and all-South Jersey honoree... Olympic conference selection... as a senior, set a school record with 23 goals and 21 assists... a NFHCA regional all-American and Academic all-American... 2003 Junior Olympian... 2004 FDIC camp and USFHA B camp participant... won a gold medal in the 2004 Canadian-American Challenge.
Personal... Parents are Robert and Harla Pfeiffer... has two sisters, Kelly and Jennifer... marketing major.
Pfeiffer's Career Statstics