Savanah

Uveges

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Forward/Midfielder
Other Position Midfielder
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
City/State: Bartlett, Ill.
High School: South Elgin
Club: Strikers Fox Valley
Club Coach: Tiffany Disher
Major: Health Science

Bio

 Honors & Awards

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017; Spring 2015, 2017*, 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

2017 (Junior)
Savanah Uveges (pronounced YOU-Vegas) made 17 appearances, including eight starts, for 648 minutes in 2017. On Aug. 25, Uveges scored her first career goal in the closing seconds of Nebraska's 3-0 win over South Dakota. During the season, she managed 11 shots, three of which were on goal. Uveges played 50 or more minutes on seven occasions, including a season-high 72 minutes at Washington State on Sept. 1.

2016 (Sophomore)
Uveges did not appear in any games during the 2016 campaign due to injury. The Huskers went 11-6-5 overall to qualify for the Big Ten Tournament and NCAA Tournament.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman)
Uveges did not see playing time during the 2015 season due to injury. Nebraska posted an 8-7-2 record overall.

2014 (Redshirt)
Uveges redshirted during her first season at Nebraska. The Huskers went 8-9-2 overall.

High School
Uveges was a two-sport athlete in soccer and basketball at South Elgin High School. She played soccer under Coach Tiffany Disher and set several records, including most goals in a season (23), quickest goal scored (17 seconds) and most goals in a game (5). Uveges recorded 19 goals as a freshman and 23 as a sophomore. Uveges was an all-conference, all-area and all-sectional selection and a member of the National Honor Society.

Other Information
During the club season, Uveges played alongside fellow Huskers Amanda Hilton and Michaela Loebel for Strikers Fox Valley under coaches Amy and Jim Winslow. The Husker trio helped Strikers Fox Valley to a Midwest Regional League Championship.

Personal Information
Savanah is the daughter of John and Robbe Uveges and was born on June 9, 1996. She has four brothers, Jonathan, Jordan, Quinn and Collin, as well as one sister, Gabrielle. Uveges is majoring in nutrition, exercise and health science at Nebraska. She is a seven-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection. Uveges is also a four-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and was an Academic All-Big Ten selection in 2017. She has spent time in the spring of 2017 and 2018 on service trips to Africa along with collegiate student-athletes from many other Midwest schools, organized by Husker assistant women's basketball coach Tom Goehle.

Uveges on Nebraska
“I chose Nebraska because the moment I walked on campus, I immediately felt that I was at home. No other school compares to the coaches, staff, team and facilities that Nebraska has to offer. It's more than a dream come true.”

Uveges' Career Statistics

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2014 Redshirt          
2015 0-0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 0-0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 17-8 11 3 1 0 2

Totals

17-8

11

3

1

0

2

Uveges' Career Highs

Points - 2 vs. South Dakota (8/25/17)
Goals - 1 vs. South Dakota (8/25/17)

Assists - None

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