Grace Alongi (FR/Rock Island, IL) has been selected as the Iowa Wesleyan Athletic Department Student-Athlete of the Month for September. Alongi is a member of the women's soccer team, and is a Rock Island, Illinois native. She recorded seven goals in the month of September, scoring three against Mount Mary, two against Faith Baptist, and two against Nebraska Christian. Alongi was tied for for first for goals scored in the SLIAC on September 22nd, and is currently tied for third. She was a major key to the Tigers two wins in September.
"Grace has been a great addition to the women's soccer program and an integral part of the rebuilding process for the future of Iowa Wesleyan Women's Soccer," said Chris Early, head women's soccer coach. "Grace is a versatile player who can play many different positions on the field and find success. That is extremely valuable as a coach as I am able to plug her into different spots in order to help us as a group."
The Iowa Wesleyan Athletic department has created the Student-Athlete of the Month Award to highlight an individual who has excelled on the field and in the classroom. Nominations are submitted by members of the coaching staff, and the Athletic Department Administration team votes on the winner.
Tiger Athletics: Iowa Wesleyan University strives to provide its student-athletes the opportunity to be successful in life and sports. Engaged in the SLIAC and UMAC Conferences, Tiger athletics is a proud member of NCAA Division III.