University of Iowa Athletics
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#3 Morgan Kemerling

Height 5-8
Class Senior
Hometown Aurora, Ill.
High School Waubonsie Valley

2017 Honors — One of three players to share Iowa’s Defensive Player of the Year honor… co-recipient of Iowa’s Hawk Award… Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named to the Dean’s List for the fall and spring semesters. 2017 — Started every game, logging 1,678 minutes — the second most on the team… scored one goal off nine shots… three shots were on goal… scored Iowa’s lone goal in the Big Ten Tournament loss against Ohio State (10/29)… played 90 or more minutes in 16 games… aided Iowa’s defense in posting seven shutouts… letterwinner.

2016 Honors — Iowa’s Defensive Player of the Year… Academic All-Big Ten selection… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar. 2016 — Started 17 games on the year, logging 1,489 minutes — the second-most on the team… scored one goal off 10 shots… five shots were on frame… played 90 or more minutes in 12 contests… scored her first career goal in a 5-1 victory over SIU Edwardsville (9/4)… member of a defense that posted four shutouts… named to the Dean’s List during the fall and spring semesters… letterwinner.

2015 — Competed in 17 games, logging 1,297 minutes… started 15 games… fired four shots on the season, one of which was on goal… member of a defense that had six shutouts… letterwinner.

High School — Three-time all-conference selection… led team to a 58-11-7 record in first three seasons at Waubonsie Valley High School… team was a regional finalist in 2012, a sectional finalist in 2013, and finished third in the state in 2014… played club soccer for the NSA Jaguars for nine years, serving as team captain for six years… State Cup champions in 2010, 2012, 2013, and fall 2013… State Cup finalist in 2011 and 2014… regional champions in 2013… advanced to nationals in 2013 and 2014… finished second in the National League in 2014… high school coach was Julie Bergstrom… club coach was Kieren Keane.

Personal — Born Oct. 14, 1996… daughter of Jill and Mark Kemerling… has two younger siblings, Casey and Maddy… three-time All-Academic and Academic High Honor Roll (2012-14)… Indian Prairie Scholar in 2015… majoring in human physiology.