University of Iowa Athletics

#7 Ellie Holley

Class Fr.
Hometown Bristol, United Kingdom
High School Clifton College
Ellie Holley - Field Hockey - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 Honors – NFHCA Second-Team All-West Region honoree… NFHCA Senior Game selection… Named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad… Academic All-Big Ten honoree… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar. 2021 – Started all 20 games, logging 771 minutes… scored eight goals and had 11 assists for 27 points… tied for 14th nationally in assists… had career-bests in goals, assists, shots, points and game-winning goals in 2021… had a team-high four game-winning goals… tallied a point in 11 games… scored first goal in 3-1 win over No. 1 North Carolina (8/29)… scored two goals and had two assists in 8-0 win over Ohio (9/10) and twice in 4-0 win over No. 6 Penn State (9/26)… had two assists in NCAA Tournament win over American (11/12).

2020 Honors — NFHCA Third-team All-American… NFHCA All-West Region First Team selection… All-NCAA Tournament Team honoree… first-team All-Big Ten selection… Academic All-Big Ten… NFHCA Division I National All-Academic Squad… Dean’s List honoree. 2020 — Played in all 18 games, registering three goals, seven assists, and 28 shots.

2019 Honors — NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad. 2019 — Started all 22 games… recorded 11 assists on the season, fourth most in the Big Ten… scored a hat trick in Iowa’s 5-0 route of Michigan State (9/29)… notched two-assist games against Penn State (10/13) and Ohio State (11/7).

2018 Honors — NFHCA Second-Team All-West regional selection… named to Big Ten All-Tournament team… named to NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad… Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2018 — Started 17 of 19 games… posted career highs in goals (4), assists (3), points (11), shots (35), and shots on goal (17)… recorded three assists against Dartmouth (8/31), which was two shy of Iowa’s single game record… scored Iowa’s first goal in Iowa’s NCAA Tournament first-round loss to No. 12 Wake Forest (11/9.

2017 — Played in all 18 games with five starts… scored first career goal against Northwestern (Oct. 13)… recorded two assists on the season.

High School — Attended Clifton College where she represented the school first XI team from 2013-16… team co-captain… led team to the national championship in 2015 and 2016… represented Clifton College at the U14 level where she led the school to its first ever national championship and was recognized as the leading scorer in the tournament… represented England at the U17… won a gold medal at the U17 Sainsbury’s School Games… competed on the England Hockey Futures cup team, and was part of the England Hockey Advanced Apprenticeship in Sport (ASSE)… competed in the Investec Women’s National League in England.