University of Iowa Athletics

#28 Monica Wilhelm

Height 5-10
Class Freshman
Hometown Antioch, Ill.
High School Antioch Community
Club Team FC United
Monica Wilhelm - Women's Soccer - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 Honors — Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors… letterwinner. 2021 — Started the season as Iowa’s starting goalkeeper… went 10-5-1 with five shutouts in 16 starts… posted a 1.07 goals against average with 58 saves in 1,426 minutes… had a .773 save percentage… made a career-high 11 saves in their 1-0 loss against Rutgers (10/10).

2020 Honors — Named to the Dean’s List during the fall semester. 2020 – Started the season as Iowa’s starting goalkeeper… went 0-6-1 with one shutout in seven starts… posted a 1.64 goals against average with 28 saves in 605 minutes… had a .718 saves percentage… made a career-high nine saves in a shutout draw against Michigan (3/4) – her first career shutout.

2019 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten. 2019 — Saw action in three games, logging 98:19 minutes in goal… went 1-0 and combined on a shutout… finished with one save and a 0.92 goals against average… saw her first career action against Illinois State (9/1), making one save en route to her first career win… played the final 8:19 to combine for a shutout of Maryland (10/13).

2018 Honors — Named to the Dean’s List during the spring semester. 2018 – Redshirted… did not see action.

High School — All-state selection as a senior… named a TopDrawerSoccer Spring Sport State Star… two-time team captain… team MVP as a junior… four-time all-conference, all-area, and all-sectional honoree (honorable mention all-sectional as freshman and sophomore)… led team to 49 victories during her career (49-29-11 record), including a 14-5-2 mark as a senior… amassed 356 saves and posted 40 shutouts in 89 career games.. had 82 saves and eight shutouts as a freshman, 93 saves and 10 shutouts as a sophomore, 88 saves and 12 shutouts as a junior, and 94 saves and 10 shutouts as a senior… led team to the regional final in 2015 and 2017… played club soccer for Lindenhurst Area Soccer Club from 2007-16… also played at FC United Pre Academy from 2016-18… team was the Disney Showcase Champions in 2017, was a regional qualifier in 2017-18, a State Cup finalist in 2017, and played in the National League… named to the 4.0 Academic Honor Roll all four years… was a Ben Carson Scholar… named to National German Honor Society, National Honor Society, and Quill & Scroll International Journalism Honor Society… high school coaches were Marni Polakow and Matthew Bohmann… club coach was Craig Snower.

Personal — Born Feb. 26, 2000… daughter of Rick and Tricia Wilhelm… has an older brother, Steven… majoring in sport and recreation management.