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#6 Anthe Nijziel

Class Sr.
Hometown Eindhoven, Netherlands
High School Van Maerlantlyceum
Anthe Nijziel - Field Hockey - University of Iowa Athletics

2020 Honors — Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient… NFHCA first-team All-American… Big Ten Player of the Year and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year… first Hawkeye to receive both accolades int he same season… NFHCA first-team All-Region… named to the 2021 All-NCAA Tournament team… first-team All-Big Ten… Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honoree on March 8… Academic All-Big Ten selection… NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad honoree… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… Dean’s List honoree. 2020 — Started all 18 games, tallying two goals, three assists, and 25 shots.

2019 Honors — NFHCA first-team All-West Regional selection… second-team All-Big Ten honoree. 2019 — Started all 22 games, playing full time in 19 games… recorded six goals and one assist for 13 points on 38 shots… scored Iowa’s game winning goal against Indiana (10/18)… collected two points in six different games during the season.

2018 Honors — NFHCA second-team All-West Regional selection… named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team… Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week honoree on Sept. 17… named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad. 2018 — Started all 21 games, playing a full 70 minutes in all but one game… recorded five goals and four assists for 14 points, the most of any freshman… made her Hawkeye debut in the season opener against No. 14 Wake Forest (8/25)… scored her first collegiate goal against New Hampshire (9/9) and recorded her first Hawkeye assist against No. 21 Stanford (10/7)… earned Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week honors on Sept. 17 after scoring a goal for the third straight game and helping Iowa to its fourth straight shutout victory… registered four points against No. 7 Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals, including the game-winning goal.

High School — Placed first at ICC tournament in 2014… played for Coach Mark Dekker… played four years of tennis.

Personal — Born April 16, 2000 — daughter of Tanya and Marten, who both played field hockey in college.