University of Iowa Athletics

#40 Sharon Goodman

Height 6-3
Class RS Jr.
Hometown Lime Springs, Iowa
High School Crestwood
Sharon Goodman - Women's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Made first career start against FDU (11/06).
  • Netted a career-high 19 points against FDU (11/06).
  • Shot 60%+ from the floor in 15 games this year.
  • Recorded her first career double-double against Bowling Green (12/02).


  • Set a new season-high four points at Wisconsin (Dec. 4)
  • Elite 90 award recipient at the Final Four for having a 4.0 GPA.
  • Letter winner.


  • Did not play due to a torn ACL
  • Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors and named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar with a perfect 4.0 GPA
  • Named to Iowa’s Dean’s List and President’s List with a 4.0 GPA for the fall semester


  • Played in 30 games, averaging 8.7 minutes per game
  • Pulled in a season’s best nine rebounds against Western Illinois (Dec. 22)
  • Set personal-best 12 points against Western Illinois (Dec. 22)
  • Recorded a career high 16 minutes against Michigan (Dec. 25)
  • Tallied two double-figure games
  • Shot 24-for-29 (.828) from the free-throw line


  • Played at Crestwood High School under head coach Dale Dennler
  • Two-time first team all-state, first team all-conference, and first team all-district, as well as 3A Player of the Year as a junior and all-tournament selection as a sophomore
  • As a freshman, averaged 7.2 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.1 blocks and helped her team to a conference championship and a quarterfinal finish in the state tournament
  • As a sophomore, averaged 19.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.9 blocks, guiding her team to a state and conference championship
  • As a junior, averaged 23.2 points, 12.8 rebounds, 4.2 blocks to earn a runner-up finish in the conference and a trip to the state quarterfinals
  • Currently holds school single-season records for points (518), scoring average (23.2), and rebounds (269)
  • Holds school single-game records in points (42) and rebounds (21)
  • Played for the Iowa Barnstormers (Nathan Koch) and the Iowa Lady Martin Bros. (Mickey Hansche)
  • Member of National Honor Society and High Honor Roll


  • Health Studies Major
  • Daughter of Brian and Connie Goodman
  • Has two siblings, Laura Ott and Matthew Goodman
  • Goodman’s dad, Brian, played football at Northwest Missouri State University and brother, Matthew, played basketball at Buena Vista University