2024 Mack Panko
commits to the University of Iowa!

Player Name: Mack Panko
Grad Year: 2024
College Choice:
University of Iowa (D1)
Date Committed: October 1, 2022
State: Virginia
High School: Norfolk Academy
Position: Goalkeeper
Honors/Accomplishments: Junior National Indoor Team Selection Camp, U16 and RISE NEXUS Championship, U16 USA Field Hockey Festival – All Star List, VISAA Division 1 State Champions
What will you major in/study?: Biomedical Sciences/Pre-Med
Why did you choose this school?: I chose the University of Iowa for its incredible field hockey program, strong medical curriculum, beautiful campus, and an amazing goalkeeper-oriented coaching staff. When I visited and met with the players, I felt an instant connection with them and Iowa City!
Other Colleges considered: Columbia University, Dartmouth College, Indiana University, Northwestern University, Rutgers University, University of Massachusetts, Yale University
Who would you like to thank?: My parents for always supporting and helping me reach my goals, my goalkeeping coaches, Amy Tran and Megan Hept, for pushing me everyday to be the best player I can be, and my high school and club coaches!