University of Iowa Athletics

#5 Alyssa Cosnek

Height -
Class Sr.
Hometown Aliquippa, Pa.
High School Hopewell Area
Alyssa Cosnek - Women's Soccer - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item… Ranks fifth all-time in career goals scored (20) and second all-time in career game-winning goals (9).

2010 as a Junior… Started 19 of 20 games as a forward… scored first goal of the season in 1-0 win over Central Missouri in Iowa Tournament (Aug. 29)… was one of six Hawkeyes to net a goal against Northern Iowa (Sept. 5)… scored (1) and assisted (1) goals in 2-0 win over College of Charleston (Sept. 10)… letterwinner.

2009 as a Sophomore… Started every match of the season for Iowa (20/20)… scored six times for the Hawkeyes, including once in Iowa’s 2-1 win over Michigan (Oct. 30)… recorded a game-winning goal in 4-0 win over University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee… moves up in Iowa’s all-time career game-winning goals (7)… ties Katelyn Quinn, Beth Oldenburg and Linzy Woltman for the second most in program history… recorded two assists in win over Northern Arizona and one in season opener against Missouri and win over Northern Iowa… letterwinner.

2008 as a Freshman… Named to Big Ten All-Tournament Team… started every match of the season for the Hawkeyes (21/21)… led team in goals (nine)… tied for eighth all-time in Iowa’s record books for most goals in a season with Kate Walse (1998) and Beth Oldenburg (1997)… tied for first in the Big Ten in game-winning goals (six) and tenth in points (18)… scored two goals in first collegiate match against Drake (Aug. 23)… recorded 30 shots, including 18 shots-on-goal.

High School… Three-time all-Section Team selection… two-time WPIAL selection… two-time Team Captain… named Team MVP of senior season… section MVP during senior season… led Hopewell in scoring sophomore, junior, and senior seasons… led team in assists during freshman season with 16… holds school record for most career goals scored (85)… tallied 67 assists during high school career… played club soccer for Northern Steel Ice from 2004-2007… was a member of the U.S. Club Regional Qualifiers in 2006 and 2007.

Personal… Born August 23, 1989… daughter of John and Paula Cosnek… also four-year letterwinner in gymnastics and track… placed in Top Ten at Pennsylvania State Championships as a gymnast in the silver division and also competed in four events for track… Student Athlete Award recipient during all four years of high school… pharmacy major… attended Hopewell Area High School and was coached by Martin Byrnes… club soccer coach was Blair Gerlach.


2008 21/21 30 9 0 18
2009 20/20 38 6 4 16
2010 20/20 36 3 1 7
Career 61/61 68 20 5 41