5 Haley Helverson  
Haley Helverson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Des Moines, Iowa

High School:
Valley HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defender


09/28/2014

Schultz Scores Golden Goal in 2OT

The Gophers sweep the weekend with wins over Purdue and Indiana

09/26/2014

Kolander Lifts the Gophers Over Purdue

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

09/24/2014

Minnesota to Battle Purdue, Indiana

Gophers close month on the road

09/20/2014

Gophers Shutout by Iowa

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

09/19/2014

Gophers to Salute Seniors vs Iowa

Minnesota will honor the senior class before hosting Iowa on Saturday

09/08/2013

Gophers vs Ole Miss

Women's Soccer Action

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

2014 • JUNIOR SEASON:
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).

2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
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.

2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
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).

HIGH SCHOOL:
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.