University of Iowa Athletics

#22 Grace Necker

Height 5-6
Class Freshman
Hometown Bettendorf, Iowa
High School Pleasant Valley
Club Team Iowa City Alliance
Grace Necker - Women's Soccer - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 Honors – Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… earned Academic All-Big Ten honors… letterwinner. 2021 – Appeared in four games, logging 65 minutes.

2020 Honors – Academic All-Big Ten selection… named to the Dean’s List during the fall and spring semesters. 2020 – Appeared in three games, logging 47 minutes.

2019 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named to the Dean’s List for fall and spring semesters. 2019 — Did not see any game action.

2018 Honors — Named to the Dean’s List during the fall and spring semesters. 2018 — Redshirted…did not see action.

High School — First-team all-state, all-district, and all-Metro selection as a senior… two-time all-conference midfielder, earning first-team honors as a senior… honorable mention all-Metro as a junior… team captain as a senior… scored 11 goals and had nine assists… started 74 of 75 career games, helping team to a 61-15 record… led team to Mississippi Athletic Conference titles in 2016 and 2018 and three state tournament appearances… was the runner-up in 2015… helped team to school shutout records in 2016 (13) and 2018 (14)… placed club soccer for FC America (2009-15), Iowa City Alliance (2015-18)… was Alliance’s 2017 team captain… team was 2017 state semifinalist and regional qualifier,, 2016 State Cup champion, and 2015 state semifinalist… also played basketball and ran cross country… led basketball team to two conference titles in basketball and one in cross country… United Soccer Coaches High School Scholar All-American… four-time Academic Excellence Award recipient (4.0 & Above)… ranks in the top four percent in country in ACT… member of the National Honors Society and Student Council… high school coaches were Richard Markham (2015-16), Wayne Ward (2017), and Ed Knupp (2018)… club coaches were Paul Dayrell (Iowa City Alliance) and Franco Munoz (FC America).

Personal — Born Sept. 23, 1999… daughter of DJ and Tracie Necker… has three younger siblings, Sam, Grant, and Cameron… majoring in biochemistry.