Kansas Jayhawks

Grace Wiltgen

Position Defender
Height 5'6''
Class Junior
Hometown Denton, Texas
High School Denton HS

Played in 24 of the Jayhawks 25 matches on the year, which included starts in 11 contests … Averaged 40.7 minutes per outing, with the longest appearance coming with 71 minutes of game action in KU’s 1-0 over Oklahoma (10/10) … Lone assist of the year came in KU’s 2-1 win at Iowa State (10/31) … Also posted three shots on the season … Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team.

Saw action in 15 games on the year … Started two games, averaging 41.1 minutes per game … Took three shots on the year … Helped the Kansas defense to post nine shutouts and four shutout streaks of 200 minutes or longer on the year.

Has collected three letters as a member of Rock Monk’s Denton Broncos team … With her on the squad, the Broncos repeated as bi-district champions in 2016 and 2017 and added district and area titles in last year as well … Turned in a school-record 41 goals in 2017, surpassing the previous mark of 20. That accomplishment earned her Team and District MVP honors as well as a spot on the second team all-area … She was also named to team’s Newcomer of the Year in 2016.

Played with FC Dallas from 2015-18.

Daughter of Mike and Amy Wiltgen … Has one sibling, Maddie (13) … Majoring in bioengineering.