University of Iowa Athletics

#24 Melissa Progar

Class Fr.
Hometown Yorktown, Va.
High School Tabb
Melissa Progar - Field Hockey - University of Iowa Athletics

2017 — Academic All-Big Ten honoree… started in all 18 games… tied for first on the team with nine assists… third on the team with 13 points… recorded two multi-assist games against No. 15 Wake Forest (Aug. 26) and Northwestern (Oct. 13)… played at least 61 minutes in all but two games… letterwinner.

2016 — Started all 19 games, recording a team-high 12 assists (second in the Big Ten)… scored her only goal of the season against Saint Louis… registered four assists in Iowa’s 11-0 victory over Central Michigan… garnered Academic All-Big and NFHCA Academic honors… letterwiner

2015 — Started every game as a midfielder… was second on the team and ranked eighth in the Big Ten with 10 assists… recorded two or more assists in three games, including a pair of three assist performances in victories over Saint Louis (Sept. 13) and Ball State (Sept. 27)… tallied 10 shots on the year… garnered Academic All-Big Ten honors… NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad honoree… letterwinner.

2014 — Appeared in 18 contests, making 12 starts… made first career start in 4-3 win against No. 6 Virginia… recorded first of three shots against No. 5 Stanford (Sept. 12)… played career-high 70 minutes against Ohio State (Oct. 19)… named to NFHCA Academic Squad… named to the Dean’s List for spring academic semester… letterwinner.

High School — Led Tabb High School to Virginia AA state championships in 2010 and 2011, with fellow incoming Hawkeye, Taylor Omweg… garnered 4A first team all-state, region, and conference honors in 2013… was a AA state champion for indoor track and field in 2013… a three-time Futures Elite participant as well as a three-time time National Futures Championship participant… two time Junior Olympian… earned first team all-state indoor track and field honors in 2012, and was a Virginia Region I long jump champion in 2011.