University of Iowa Athletics

#16 Olivia Hellweg

Height 5-8
Class Freshman
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Cedar Rapids Kennedy
Club Team CRSA
Olivia Hellweg - Women's Soccer - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 Honors – Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors… letterwinner.  2021 – started all 11 games she appeared in… logged 826 minutes… was a key defender playing all 90 minutes in the 2-1 victory over Northwestern (9/19)… integral member of an Iowa defense that gave up 20 goals with six clean sheets.

2020 Honors – Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2020 – Saw action in 15 games with three starts… logged 621 minutes… her third start came in the Big Ten Tournament championship game, filling in for Samantha Cary, where she played all 90 minutes in a 1-0 victory over Wisconsin (4/18).

2019 — Saw action in 16 games, logging 218 minutes… assisted an Iowa defense that had eight shutouts and allowed seven or fewer shots in 13 games.

2018 — Started three games and saw action in 15… recorded a goal against VCU (9/2)… letterwinner.

High School — 2018 Kennedy High School Female Athlete of the Year… 2017 All-Metro Soccer Player of the Year… four-time all-conference selection, earning first-team honors as a junior and senior and second team honors as a freshman and sophomore… three-time IGCA East Second-Team All-District honoree… two-time team captain… first-team all-Metro as a senior… helped team to a 60-13 overall record, three state appearances, and three conference titles… team went 20-1 as a sophomore with only loss coming in state semifinals… scored 19 goals and had 13 assists in her career… played for the CRSA Club Team from 2007-17, helping squad claim the 2015 State Cup title… also played basketball, where she was a two-year state captain and three-year letterwinner… was a two-time honorable mention all-conference point guard and earned honorable mention all-district honors as a senior… played for the Iowa Barnstormers from fifth through seventh grade, posting three top-six finishes in the nation… member of the National Honor Society and graduated with distinction… received the five-year Science Award and four-year Math and Social Studies Awards… also received the 2018 JFK Spirit Award… high school coaches were Scott Myers and Homer Screws… club coaches were Alen Kudumovic, Drago Ceranic, and Milos Draca.

Personal — Born May 12, 2000… daughter of Ron and Kris Hellweg… has two older sisters, Claire and Abby… Abby plays soccer and basketball at Grinnell College… majoring in marketing.