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2020 Girls Soccer Preview

Cassie Swacker on defense.

2020 Girls Soccer Preview    

School: Urbandale

Nickname: J-Hawks

Class: 3A

Colors: Blue and White

Conference: Central Iowa Metropolitan League – Central Conference

Head Coach: Jason Eckhoff – 5th Year (33-38) (BA – University of Northern Iowa)

Assistant Coaches: Jessica Shwery, Bonnie Larson, Abigail Cozzoni


2019 Highlights:

•           Des Moines Register's Elite All State:  Rachel Vander Hart

•           1st Team All-Central Conference:  Rachel Vander Hart

•           2nd Team All-Central Conference:  Cassie Swacker

•           Honorable Mention All-Central Conference:  Emily Swanson, Riley Groth, Kelsey Heller, Emma Johansen, Marley Pearce, Gracie Marks, Sydney Haenzi, Emma Acela, Safia Chaudhry


2020 Returning Letterwinners:

13 total

Emma Acela, Riley Groth, Sydney Haenzi, Mackenzie Jacobs, Cassie Swacker, Isabel Doria, Hannah Eckhoff, Kelsey Heller, Emma Johansen, Marley Pearce, Sophie Cochran, Rebecca Krugler, Megan Sawyer


2020 Outlook:

The J-Hawks begin play on April 6, 2020, with a trip to DM East.  Coach Jason Eckhoff had this to say about the upcoming season:  "We will look to our five seniors and five juniors to lead the way this upcoming season. The schedule is a challenging one and we look forward to the great competition this year."



For more information, contact Head Coach Jason Eckhoff at or Bill Watson at (515) 457-6994 or