IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa junior Natalie Winters earned third-team All-Big Ten honors, it was announced Friday by the league office. It is the third straight year Winters has earned postseason recognition.
Senior Morgan Kemerling was tabbed as Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient.
Winters started 17 games, tallying 1,452 minutes where she led the team with five goals, 13 points, 49 shots, 21 shots on goal, and tied for the team-lead with three assists. The midfielder recorded her first career multi-goal game, scoring two goals against Central Michigan on Aug. 31.
The Plymouth, Michigan, native was also a third-team All-Big Ten honoree as a sophomore and she earned Big Ten All-Freshman Team honors in 2016.
Kemerling started all 18 games, registering 1,678 minutes and played the full time in 16 of Iowa’s 18 matches. She earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors for her play against Michigan State and Michigan.
The Big Ten Sportsmanship Award is presented to student-athletes who display sportsmanship and ethical behavior, are in good academic standing, and demonstrate good citizenship outside of athletics.
Iowa finished the 2018 season with an overall record of 8-7-3 and a conference record of 4-5-2.