University of Iowa Athletics

#15 Reece Vander Zee

Height 6-4
Weight 207 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Rock Rapids, Iowa
High School Central Lyon/GLR
Reece  Vander Zee - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

High School Honors – – Two-time all-state and all-district selection… District 1 Offensive Most Valuable Player… 2021 and 2022 all-state (baseball)… 2022 second-team all-state and all-state tournament team (basketball)… team captain as a senior… Career – – Three-time football letterman… Central Lyon/GLR won football and basketball state championships in 2022, was football and basketball state runners-up in 2023 and 2021, respectively… his team won all 13 football games in 2022 and went 12-1 as a senior in 2023… established a school record in single season receiving yards (768) in 2022… completed 96-of-129 passes for 1,288 yards and 14 touchdowns; rushed for 1,767 yards and 24 touchdowns; caught two passes for 60 yards and two scores; totaled 41.5 tackles and two interceptions his senior season… had 32 receptions for 768 yards and 22 tackles, four interceptions and one score as a junior… caught five passes for 78 yards, rushed for 46 yards and had 16 tackles, two interceptions and two scores as a sophomore… also earned four letters in basketball, track (sprinter) and five letters in baseball (pitcher and short stop)… 2021 and 2022 state track qualifier.


Personal – – Born 9/16/2005… pre-business major… parents are Joe and Meredith Vander Zee… has five siblings… teammate of current Hawkeye Zach Lutmer at Central Lyon/GLR… High Honor Roll all four years… enjoys yoga… high school coach was Curtis Eben.