5 Haley Helverson  
Haley Helverson


West Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Valley HS




Schultz Scores Golden Goal in 2OT

The Gophers sweep the weekend with wins over Purdue and Indiana


Kolander Lifts the Gophers Over Purdue

Simone Kolander scores in the 75th minute to lift the Gophers over Purdue


Minnesota to Battle Purdue, Indiana

Gophers close month on the road


Gophers Shutout by Iowa

Hawkeyes score in the 33rd minute to earn third conference win


Gophers to Salute Seniors vs Iowa

Minnesota will honor the senior class before hosting Iowa on Saturday


Gophers vs Ole Miss

Women's Soccer Action

2014 SEASON:9gp, 0g, 1a, 1pt, 4sh, 3sog
CAREER:49gp, 6g, 5a, 17pts, 64sh, 28sog

One of the four captains this season • Started all nine of the Gopher games so far in 2014 • Tallied first assist of the season in the Gophers 2-0 victory over South Dakota State University • Played 90 minutes + in 4 of the Gopher's six games • Contributed two shots, both on goal in the match against Iowa (9/20).

Helverson appeared in 20 games during her second season with the Golden Gophers • Missed the season opener against Toledo but played in every other game during the Gophers successful season • Led the Gophers with 34 shots with 15 shots on target • Had the second most points on the season for the 2013 campagin with four goals and two assists tallying 10 points • Assisted Ashley Pafko in her first career Gopher goal • Co-assisted senior Steph Brandt with one of the three goals against Jacksonville State University (9/15) with Simone Kolander • Scored the gamewinner against No. 7 Penn State in the 16th minute (assisted by Steph Brandt) • Recorded second game winner of the season with a goal in the 108th minute against Wisconsin to seal the Gophers NCAA fate • Finished the regular season with the Gophers lone goal against Illinois (10/31) • Career-high match shots with four during the Gophers win over Ole Miss and loss to Michigan State.

Freshman All-Big Ten • Key member of the defensive unit that tallied seven shutouts on the season • Started in 19 of 20 appearances on the season • Finished the year with two goals and two assists for six points • Scored one game-winning goal • Had a .385 shot on goal percentage, with 10 out of 26 shots being on target • Marked her first collegiate goal, the game-winner, in overtime against No. 24 South Carolina on Aug. 19 • Recorded her second goal against Bowling Green (8/30) • Served an assist to teammate Katie Thyken for the game-winning goal against Western Kentucky (9/3).

2012 graduate from WDM Valley High School • Two-time all-state honoree (2010 & 2012) • 2010 All-Tournament team • Two-time first team, all-conference selection (2010 & 2012) • Two-time qualifier for the Iowa Girls Soccer State Tournament • 2010 Class 3A State Champion • Led the Tigers in scoring in 2009, 2010 and 2012 • Played club soccer with JUSC/WDMSC Force • Member of the Iowa Olympic Development Program Team.