Iowa native became Iowa's all-time assists leader as a senior
The Hawkeyes battled to a draw, but fell short in penalty kick shootout
This is the first time since 2008, 4 student-athletes have earned postseason recognition
The women's soccer team kickoffs the league tournament Wednesday morning
The senior defender nabs the first conference honor of her career
Hawk-Item... Iowa's all-time leader for most assists in a single match (three - Aug. 23, 2008 vs. Drake)... Iowa's all-time leader for most assists in a single-season (nine), tied with Linzy Wolman (2000), Sarah Kiefer (2000), and Julie Atkocaitis (1999).
2010 as a Junior... Led the team with 14 points (five goals, four assists)... started every game (20)... scored first goal of the season Sept. 3 in 3-0 win over Loyola-Chicago... netted a goal and earned an assist for two of Iowa's four goals against Iowa State (Sept. 17)... assisted Alex Melin's game-tying goal against 18th ranked Minnesota (Sept. 23)... scored the only goal of the game in loss to Ohio State with a header... tallied two assists in final game of the season (Purdue, Nov. 6)... letterwinner.
2009 as a Sophomore... Named the Hawkeyes' Offensive Player of the Year... was a starter for Iowa in every match (20/20)... recorded six goals, including one each of the first three games against Missouri (Aug. 21), Montana (Aug. 28), and South Dakota State (Aug. 30)... recorded the game winning goal in 2-0 win over Montana, 2-0 win over South Dakota State, and the 2-1 win over Michigan for the Hawkeyes' first conference win of the season... tied for sixth in Iowa's season game winning goal leaders (3)... assisted five goals... has 14 career assists which puts her fifth in Iowa's career assist leaders... was Iowa's second leading scorer (17 points)... took 37 shots, challenging the goal 16 times... Academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.
2008 as a Freshman... Started every match of the season for the Hawkeyes (21/21)... named to Big Ten all-Freshman Team as a midfielder... tied for second in Big Ten in assists and led team in assists (nine)... scored first collegiate goal at Ohio State (Oct. 17)... finished fourth on the team in points with 11 (1 G, 9 A).
High School... Ranked as one of the Top 200 college recruits for the 2008 season by SoccerBuzz Magazine, coming in at No. 190... helped lead Xavier team to Class 1A state title in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008, and a second-place finish in 2005... Co-conference Player of the Year as a senior... Iowa Class 1A Player of the Year as a senior... five-time Class 1A all-Tournament Team selection, including Team Captain as a sophomore... four-time Elite Team all-State selection... four-time first team all-Conference selection... three-time first team all-Metro selection... Iowa co-Player of the Year as a sophomore... Team Captain as a junior... has started every game in her high school career (89/89)... upon completing eighth grade, scored three goals and tallied two assists in final six games for Xavier in 2004 (6-0), including being named to all-Tournament team... scored 107 career goals and tallied 84 assists during high school career, in which Xavier's record was 65-4... holds school records for most assists in a season (25), assists in a career (84) and points in a season (91)... member of Cedar River Soccer Association for 12 years, including six State Championship titles... member of Iowa Olympic Development Program for four years... first Freshman in state history to be named to Elite All-State Team in soccer. Personal... Born Oct. 9, 1989... daughter of Dave and Cathy Showalter... Honor Roll recipient during junior year... earned two letters in basketball and one in track... helped lead Xavier to 3A State Championship as a junior for basketball and third-place finish as a sophomore... state qualifier in the 100-meter dash, 4x100 meter relay and sprint medley for track... attended Xavier High School and was coached by Raven Blackwell... club soccer coaches are Kerry Brimmo, Alen Kudumovic, John Keating and Diane Dodds.
SHOWALTER'S CAREER STATISTICS Year GP/GS SH G A PTS 2008 21/21 24 1 9 11 2009 20/20 37 6 5 17 2009 20/20 24 5 4 14 Career 61/61 85 12 18 42