University of Iowa Athletics

#2 Hailey Rydberg

Height 5-8
Class Freshman
Hometown St. Charles, Ill.
High School St. Charles North
Club Team Campton United
Hailey Rydberg - Women's Soccer - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 Honors – Third-team All-Big Ten… United Soccer Coaches North Region Third-Team… Big Ten Player to Watch… team captain… Team C0-MVP… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… earned Academic All-Big Ten honors… letterwinner. 2021 — Started all 20 games, logged 1,643 minutes… scored two goals and tallied seven assists… had 58 shots with 20 being on goal… tallied assists in wins over DePaul (8/19), Saint Louis (8/22), Iowa State (8/26), Purdue Fort Wayne (9/02),  Southeast Mo. St. (9/12), and Illinois (10/17)… scored her first goal of the season in the win over Maryland (9/30)… helped Iowa’s defense give up 20 goals with six clean sheets and average nearly a goal an a half every game.

2020 Honors – Big Ten All-Tournament team selection… voted as Iowa’s Most Valuable Player… named to the Dean’s List during the fall and spring semesters. 2020 – Team captain… started all 17 games, logging 1,424 minutes… attempted a team-high 44 shots, including 15 on goal… registered two assists, including one on the game-winner in Iowa’s Big Ten Tournament semifinal victory at No. 4 Penn State… played 90 or more minutes in seven games, including the final four of the season… named to Big Ten Preseason Honors List.

2019 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named to the Dean’s List for fall and spring semesters. 2019 — Saw action in all 21 games, making 11 starts… logged 779 minutes… scored one goal and had one assist… attempted 24 shots with 10 being on goal… tallied an assist in a 3-1 win over Illinois (9/26)… scored her lone goal against Northwestern (9/29)… assisted an Iowa defense that had eight shutouts and allowed seven or fewer shots in 13 games.

2018 Honors — Named to the Dean’s List during the spring semester. 2018 — Saw action in 18 games, started 13… scored twice and recorded four points… scored the game-winning goal against Michigan State (10/12)… letterwinner.

High School — 2018 Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year… named to the USA Today All-USA Girls Soccer Team… TopDrawerSoccer Spring First-Team All-American… also named a TopDrawerSoccer Spring Sport State Star… All-American and all-state honoree as a junior and senior… team MVP as a junior and senior… three-time all-conference, three-time all-sectional (honorable mention as a freshman), two-time Kane County Chronicle All-Area team, and two-time Daily Herald All-Area team honoree… helped team to three conference titles… played club soccer for Campton United for 10 years… three-time academic all-conference selection… high school coaches were Brian Harks and Eric Wilson… club coach was Scotty Keena.

Personal — Born Jan. 10, 2000… daughter of Tom and Janelle Rydberg… has two silbings, Abby and Sami… cousin, Oliver Scott, swims at Auburn… majoring in psychology.