11  Nikki Collins
Nikki Collins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gainesville, Fla.

High School:
Buchholz HS

Height:
5-3

Position:
F


09/05/2008

Western Carolina Downs Butler, 1-0, in Double-OT

After playing three and a half periods in a scoreless deadlock, WCU pushed across a golden goal midway into the second OT.

2009: Finished her senior season with two assists in 19 games played and 16 starts ... Earned an assist in the, 3-3, tie at Chattanooga on Oct. 4. ... Notched an assist in the 2-0 shutout victory at Furman on Oct. 23 ... Had a season-high two shots at Samford on Oct. 2 ... Finished the season with a .600 shot-on-goal percentage with six-of-10 shots hitting the targeted area ... Concluded a career with three career goals, eight assists and 14 points ... Had 73 total shots in her career at WCU. 2008:Started 12 games out of the 23 matches she appeared ... Tied for the team lead in assists with three ... Finished the season with one goal, scoring against Yale, the lone goal for the Catamounts ... Took 21 shots on the year, 13 were on goal for a .619 shot-on-goal percentage.

2007:Started half of the 20 matches she appeared in, including starts in the last three matches of the season... Finished the year with one goal and two assists, for a total of four points overall... Took 21 shots on the year, 11 of which were on goal for a .524 shot-on-goal percentage... Notched her one goal in the 3-0 win over Appalachian State... Took a season-high five shots against The Citadel.. Assisted on the Catamount's only goal in a 1-0 victory over Wofford.

2006: Played in 18 matches and started nine ... Ranked fourth on the team in shots with 21, averaging .081 shots per game ... Scored her first career goal as a Catamount against Georgia Southern (10/20) ... Notched a season-high three shots on goal and a total of four shots against Elon (10/29).

High School: Led Buchholz High in scoring each of her four years, including a career-best 31 goals as a junior during her conference Player of the Year season ... Finished her prep career with a school-record 92 goals and 29 assists, including dishing out nine during her freshman season ... Was a four-time, all-area team selection, earning first team nods as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... Member of the National Academic Honor Society.

Club: Captained the Indialantic Force U18 youth soccer team which finished as the runner-up in the state tournament in 2005 ... Was also a part of the Olympic Development Program (ODP) Florida State team from 2001-04.

Personal: Full name is Ashley Nicole Collins, but prefers to be called Nikki ... Daughter of Mike Collins and LuAnne Moline ... Has two siblings; one older, Angela Mohr, and one younger, Samantha.

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