University of Iowa Athletics
F/MF

#8 Stephanie Norlander

Class Fr.
Hometown North Vancouver, Canada
High School Handsworth Secondary

Hawk Items — Two-time NFHCA second team All-American… named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year in 2015… garnered first team All-Big Ten honors in 2014 and 2015… Named to 2014 Canadian Senior Development Squad.

2015 — Named NFHCA second team All-American for the second straight year… named first team All-American by synapsesports.com… earned NFHCA first team All-Regional honors… named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and garnered first team all-conference recognition… started all 199 games, scoring a single-season career high 16 goals… 16 goals scored ranked third in the conference and tied for 12th nationally… ranked third in the conference and 12th nationally in goals per game (.84)… recorded four assists, giving her 36 total points — the second most in the Big Ten and ninth most in the country… scored two or more goals five different times, including her second career hat-trick in Iowa’s victory shutout victory over Saint Louis (Sept. 13)… letterwinner.

2014 — Started all 18 contests… ranked third in the Big Ten and 13th nationally in goals per game (.83)… ranked fifth in the Big Ten and 19th nationally in points per game (1.94)… named second-team NFHCA All-American… named first team All-Big Ten… scored 35 points on 15 goals and five assists… scored back-to-back hat tricks against Missouri State (Sept. 28) and Ball State (Oct. 3)… named Big Ten Player of the Week on Sept. 30… recorded four game-winning goals… letterwinner.

2013 —Named to the NFHCA West Region All-America second team…named Big Ten Freshman of the Year… earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors twice (Sept. 17, Oct. 15)… started 17 games as a freshman… recorded 19 points, including nine goals…scored four game-winning goals…earned a bronze medal for Team Canada in the Pan American Cup.

High School — Led Handsworth to Provincial Championship titles in 2011 and 2012, serving as a co-captain with fellow Hawkeye Sophie Plasteras in 2012… named captain of the U17 Canadian Junior National team for a test series against the USA… selected to the Field Hockey BC Provincial team for four consecutive seasons, winning national titles in 2011 and 2012… member of the U21 Canadian National Team… named to Field Hockey Canada Junior Development Squad in 2013… competed in the 2013 ERGO Field Hockey Junior World Cup in Germany, as a member of the U21 Canadian National Team.

Personal — Graduated from Handsworth Secondary School, the same school as former Iowa All-American Jessica Barnett, and current Hawkeyes Karli Johansen and Sophie Plasteras… open major.