Austin Bergstrom
Austin  Bergstrom


Cedar Rapids, Iowa

High School:
George Washington

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180


Eastern Iowa Utd.


Niehaus and Tublin 2017 Big Ten Sportsmanship Honorees

Athletes distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior

Career Honors

  • 2016 Co-Captain
  • 2016 Big Ten Players to Watch List
  • 2016 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Winner
  • 2016 Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team

2016 (Senior Season)
Co-captain … Big Ten Players to Watch List … Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team (Aug. 28) … started in all 19 games, playing in every minute of every game with 1,780 minutes … fifth on the team with seven points with three goals … 2-for-2 on PKs to lead the team … 14 shots, including five on target for a .357 sog % … scored first goal of season on a penalty kick with two shots on goal against Penn State (Sep. 13) … netted second goal on a penalty kick vs. Rutgers (Sept. 18) … scored a goal off a corner in loss vs. SIUE (Sept. 28) … played in all 90 minutes at No. 1 Maryland (Oct. 7) … played in 110 minutes in double OT draw vs. No. 7 Indiana (Oct. 15) … had first assist of the season at No. 4 Louisville (Oct. 18) … recorded one shot in 110 minutes at Michigan (Oct. 21) … played in all 90 minutes in B1G quarterfinal match at Wisconsin (Nov. 5). 

2015 (Junior Season) 
Led the Buckeyes in minutes played as a junior (2,315) … started in all 23 games … scored his first career goal vs. Bowling Green in a double OT 2-1 win (Oct. 7) … recorded 90 minutes or more in 20 games and 17 straight contests … part of a back line responsible for 10 clean sheets and holding opponents to 4.3 shots on goal per game... had an assist and two shots in win vs. Penn State (Nov. 8) … played in all 110 minutes in NCAA second round game vs. Dayton (Nov. 22) … had the assist on the Buckeyes’ lone goal in the NCAA Sweet 16 match at No. 7 Stanford (Nov. 29).

2014 (Sophomore Season)
Started every game for the Buckeyes ... collected 1,921 minutes and played 90 minutes or more in 12 games, including the last eight matches ... attempted three shots throughout the season … had a shot on goal at Maryland (Nov. 1) … played in every minute in both NCAA Tournament games.

2013 (Freshman Season)
Played in nine games, while making five starts in his first season at Ohio State ... played a career high of 104 minutes in the Buckeyes' season opener against UNC Wilmington (Aug. 30) ... claimed his first assist to help Ohio State to victory against Oakland (Oct. 23) ... posted four shots during his first season as a Buckeye ... had a total of 557 minutes during the season.

George Washington
Four-year letterman ... Captained the squad as a junior and senior ... Received first team all-state, all-conference and all-metro honors ... Recognized as the conference Player of the Year and metro co-Player of the Year in 2013 ... Also played lettered in basketball and golf.

Eastern Iowa United
Earned three-consecutive Iowa State Cup Championship titles (2011, 2012 and 2013) ... Semifinalists at the U.S. Youth Region II Championships in 2013 ... Primarily played left back under head coaches Jon Cook and Paul Dayrell.

Majoring in biology ... Son of Brian Bergstrom and Diane King-Bergstrom ... Has two younger siblings, Augie and Anders ... Would like to one day attend graduate school ... Enjoys playing golf and piano ... Father played football for Harvard College and was inducted into the State of Iowa Athletic Association Football Hall of Fame ... Being part of the first Iowa team to win the National ODP Championship is his greatest sports thrill to date ... An AP scholar in high school and a member of the National Honor Society.