University of Iowa Athletics

#24 Sydney Blitchok

Height 5-7
Class Senior
Hometown Grandville, Mich.
High School Grandville

2019 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten… named to the Dean’s List for fall semester. 2019 — Saw action in two games, logging 23 minutes… missed a majority of the season because of injury.

2018 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named to the Dean’s List during the fall and spring semesters. 2018 — Saw action in all 18 games, starting eight… put three of her five shots on goal… recorded an assist in Iowa’s 1-1 draw against Purdue (9/20)… letterwinner.

2017 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten… Big Ten Distinguished Scholar… named to the Dean’s List for the fall and spring semesters.  2017 — Saw action in all 19 games, including a start in the regular season finale at Illinois (10/25)… scored her first career goal in the 8-1 triumph over Southern Utah (8/31)… fired three shots on the year all of which were on goal… letterwinner.

2016 — Saw action in 17 games, logging 374 minutes… fired six shots on the season, three being on goal… named to the Dean’s List during the spring semester… letterwinner.

High School — second-team All-American and Michigan Ms. Soccer honoree as a senior… two-time first-team all-state, MIHSAA Girls’ Soccer Dream Team, and MLive all-area team selection… Michigan TeamSnap Spring State Star as a senior… second-team all-state as a sophomore, honorable-mention all-state as a freshman… three-time all-conference and all-region honoree… helped team to a Michigan Division 1 runner-up finish in 2013 and a regional final finish in 2014… played for Midwest United FC, serving as team captain for four consecutive years… helped team to Michigan State Cup quarterfinals in 2013 and 2015 and semifinals in 2014… National Honor Society member… Grandville High School Academic Award recipient in 2014 and 2015… high school coach was Lewis Robinson, club coach was Josh Sheldon.

Personal — Born Sept. 5, 1997, in Lansing, Michigan… daughter of Rob and Julie Blitchok… has three younger siblings, Tommy, Jen, and Rachel… majoring in journalism and political science.