Hawkeyes Announce Awards At Banquet

April 19, 2005

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa women’s soccer team has announced its awards for the 2005 season.

Eight Hawkeyes were selected to the academic All-Big Ten team. These athletes iclude Claire Goldenberg, Melisa Kaetterhenry, Natalie Lencioni, Kitty Montgomery, Lindsey Phillips, Katelyn Quinn, Whitney Strain, Britta Vogele and Margit Vogele.

“This award is one of the most prestigious awards a student-athlete can receive,” Head Coach Carla Baker said. “Our student-athletes work incredibly hard in the classroom and this Big Ten honor is a tribute to the type of student-athletes we have”

Senior goalkeeper Britta Vogele was named Most Valuable Player. Vogele finished her career as one of the most decorated players in Iowa soccer history. She was named Big Ten Player of the Week a record four times and was an all-Big Ten selection in 2002. She started every game in goal in 2004 and holds five different school records.

Junior Lindsey Phillips was named Most Outstanding Offensive Player. Phillips stepped up at mid-season and led the team with seven points (two goals, three assists).

Senior Margit Vogele was the recipient of the Most Outstanding Defensive Player Award. After a career plagued by injuries, Vogele led the Hawkeye defense and was a vocal leader for her younger teammates.

Britta Vogele and freshman goalkeeper Lindsey Boldt were named Most Inspirational Players. This award is given to student-athletes for their continued commitment, enthusiasm and dedication to the Iowa soccer program.

Freshmen Megan Love and Claire Goldenberg won the Most Improved Player award. Love and Goldenberg both helped solidify the Hawkeye defense throughout the season.

Freshman Jamie Maltman received Rookie of the Year honors. Maltman scored one goal and had three assists on the season. She played in all 18 games last season.

“We will miss seniors Kitty Montgomery, Britta Vogele and Margit Vogele,” Baker said. “They are incredible women who have a very bright future. We also look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead for our program.”