2 UI student-athletes post unblemished 4.0 grade point averages
No. 23 Notre Dame rallies to defeat Hawkeyes, 4-1
Iowa faces No. 23 Notre Dame today in first NCAA appearance in program history
Iowa doesn't feel pressure heading into Friday's matchup at No. 23 Notre Dame
The match will begin at 6 p.m. (CT) Friday at Alumni Stadium in South Bend
The Iowa Hawkeyes face the Butler Bulldogs
NCAA Tournament Nov. 15, 2013 South Bend, Ind.
Nov. 8, 2013 Champaign, Ill.
Michigan State at Iowa Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013
Sept. 13, 2013 Iowa Soccer Complex
2013 as a Junior... Team co-captain... started all 23 matches, logging a team-high 2,105 minutes... 1-of-2 Iowa positional players to play every minute... anchored a Hawkeye defense that tied the school record for most shutouts in a season (10)... Iowa's defense ranked second in the Big Ten in shutouts and fourth in goals against average (1.07)... led Iowa to the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament with shutout victories over No. 7 Michigan and No. 20 Penn State... helped the team to a school-record 15 victories and to the first NCAA Tournament appearance in program history... named to the all-tournament team at the Pacific Soccer Classic after leading Iowa to the team title... Academic All-Big Ten honoree... named to the NSCAA Scholar All-North/Central Region third-team... letterwinner.
2012 as a Sophomore... Started all 21 matches... anchored a defense that set the school record for shutouts in a season (10) and tied the record for fewest goals allowed in a regular season (17)... played a team-high 1,845 minutes... played every minute of Big Ten play... helped Iowa defense rank third in goals against average (0.87) and goals allowed (19) in Big Ten... part of team that earned second most wins in a season in program history... Academic All-Big Ten selection... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... named to UI Dean's List... letterwinner.
2011 as a Freshman... Started every game (20) as a defender... played integral part of Iowa's defense that allowed an all-time low 17 goals... named the team's Newcomer of the Year... earned Big Ten All-Freshman team honors with classmate Cloe Lacasse... part of team that set or equaled nine school records... letterwinner.
High School... Three-time all-Catholic and all-district honoree... named to the all-region and all-state teams following her sophomore and junior year... selected as the captain of the all-area team... part of the Father Gabriel Richard soccer team that was Catholic League and district champions from 2008-10... played for and was team captain of the Michigan Hawks club team for seven years... was also a track standout, earning all-league, Catholic, area and state honors... named to the honor roll all four years of high school... member of the National Honor Society... also participated in the school play and mission trip during 2010.
Personal... Born Feb. 23, 1993... daughter of Donald and Colleen Brown... has two sisters, Natalie and Kelly... uncle played AAA baseball in the Detroit Tigers organization... high school coach was Matt Carroll... club team was coached by Adil Salmoni... majoring in health and human physiology.