University of Iowa Athletics

#2 Hailey Rydberg

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

2021 Honors – Big Ten Player to Watch… team captain.

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.