University of Iowa Athletics

#7 Skylar Alward

Height 5-7
Class Freshman
Hometown Littleton, Colo.
High School Columbine
Club Team Colorado Rush DA
Skylar Alward - Women's Soccer - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 Honors – Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors… letterwinner.

2020 Honors – Named to the Dean’s List during the fall semester. 2020 – Saw action in eight games with four starts… logged 269 minutes… attempted nine shots, including one on goal.

2019 — Saw action in 18 games, logging 414 minutes… scored two goals and had one assist for five points… had seven shots with two being on goal… scored her first career goal in Iowa’s 6-1 win over UNI (8/25)… found the back of the net in a 2-1 double overtime victory at Minnesota (10/20)… tallied an assist in a 2-1 win over Ohio State (10/27).

2018 — Appeared in 17 games, starting eight contests… tallied three assists with four shots on goal… recorded an assist in a 3-1 victory against Indiana (9/23)… helped Iowa top No. 22 ranked Nebraska (10/5) with an assist… tallied an assist in a 1-0 shutout against Michigan (10/14)… letterwinner.

High School — Second-team all-state as a senior… named a TopDrawerSoccer Spring Sport State Star… three-time All-Jeffco League selection, earning first team honors as a senior and honorable mention as a sophomore and junior… scored 35 goals and tallied 12 assists in four seasons… led the conference in goals (14) and points (30) as a senior… helped team to three 5A Jefferson County titles and a state semifinals appearance as a sophomore… recipient of the Columbine Memorial Scholarship… has played club soccer for the Colorado Rush since 2007… 2015 Region IV President’s Cup semifinalist… ranked fifth in region in scoring… led Rush ECNL team to 2017 North American Cup championship… three-time Jeffco League Academic Honor Roll member in basketball and soccer… two-time CHSAA Academic All-State and CHSAA Academic Team Championship Award honoree… member of the National Honor Society… also was an all-conference point guard in basketball and a 2015 U.S. Junior National Mountain Madness All-Star… high school coaches were Brian Todd and Nick Cavarra… club coach was Peter May.

Personal — Born June 12, 2000… daughter of Scott and Christine Alward… has a younger brother, Tristan… majoring in health & human physiology.