University of Iowa Athletics

#24 Cat Nicholson

Class Fr.
Hometown Lake Forest, Ill.
High School Lake Forest


  • Named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad
  • Saw action in five games
  • Made her Hawkeye debut against No. 14 Wake Forest in Iowa’s season opener (Aug. 25)
  • Letterwinner

High School

  • Played under Cat Catanzaro at Lake Forest High School
  • School record holder in career goals (21) and assists (33), and single-season record holder in assists (15)
  • Three-time conference champion (2014, 2016, 2017)
  • 2016 state champion
  • Runner-up at the 2014 state meet
  • All-conference, all-state, and all-star honoree
  • Member of the Windy City Field Hockey Club
  • Won Junior Premier Outdoor League series in 2016 and Regional Club Championships in 2015
  • Placed fourth at Nationals in 2015
  • Team captain on high school and club team
  • All-conference selection in lacrosse