University of Iowa Athletics
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#10 Sara Watro

Class Sr.
Hometown Audubon, Pa.
High School Methacton

Hawk Item… Four-time NFHCA National Academic Squad selection… has played in 53 career games… earned Academic All-Big Ten honors as a senior, junior and sophomore… honored by the Big Ten Conference with the Distinguished Scholar Award (2013-14).

2014 as a Senior… Appeared in 18 contests, drawing eight starts… recorded career-high 10 points on four goals and two assists… netted goals in back-to-back games against Missouri State (Sept. 28) and Ball State (Oct. 3)… named to NFHCA National Academic Squad… earned Academic All-Big Ten honors… letterwinner.

2013 as a Junior…Saw action in 19 contests… recorded career high six points, including three goals… scored two goals in Iowa’s 7-1 victory over Central Michigan on Sept. 13… named to NFHCA National Academic Squad… earned Academic All-Big Ten honors… named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.

2012 as a Sophomore… Named Academic All-Big Ten… saw action in seven games… registered the first goal and points of her career Oct. 21 vs. Ball State, scoring at the 66:50 mark… named to NFHCA National Academic Squad… named to UI Dean’s List… letterwinner.

2011 as a Freshman… Saw action in nine games… recorded four shots… tallied two shots against Brown (Sept. 10) and Pacific (Oct. 23)… one of four true freshmen to see action… named to NFHCA National Academic Squad… named to Dean’s List.

High School… Earned first team All-Pac 10 and academic All-Pac 10 honors in 2010 as team captain… named to the Norristown Times Herald All-Area team in 2009 and 2010… started three years on the lacrosse team… winner of the 2010 Barb Clipshan Academic/Athletic Award… member of the WC Eagles Club Team that claimed the gold medal at the National Hockey Festival.

Personal… Born January 11, 1993… daughter of James and Wendy Watro… mother, Wendy (DeWane) Watro, was a standout field hockey player for Iowa from 1978-82 and was a part of the 1980 and 1981 Big Ten championship teams, as well as the AIAW National Tournament teams (1979, 1980, 1981)… elementary education major.