24  Nikki Lombardo
Nikki Lombardo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Augustine, Fla.

High School:
Nease HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
M


2009: Scored her first goal of the season against East Tennessee State on Aug. 28 ... Also tallied an assist in the game against ETSU ... Finished the season with 3 points and seven shots in 19 matches and 17 stars on the season ... Notched 1,121 minutes of playing time during her senior campaign ... Concluded career with 6 goals and three assists for a total of 17 points in her career.

2008: Appeared in all 23 matches this season, making 21 starts ... Finished the season with one goal and a pair of assists for a total of four points ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Sacred Heart (9/14) ... Tallied the assist in the game-winning goal versus Samford in the quarterfinals of the 2008 Southern Conference Championship ... Finished the season with 29 shots, third-most on the team with 12 on goal ... Named to the 2008 SoCon Fall Acedemic All-Conference Team.

2007: Appeared in 16 matches, making 12 starts... Duplicated her 2006 performance with two goals and one assist for a total of five points on the season... Scored her first goal of the year in the win over Northern Colorado (9/2), which her second score coming in the 6-1 victory over Chattanooga (11/14)... Notched her assist in the same game, recording three points in the contest... Took a season-high five shots against Elon... Took 16 shots on the year, fourth-most on the team... Named to the 2007 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference Team.

2006: Played in 20 matches and started 18 ... Scored two goals with one assist for five points ... Scored her first career goal in the win over Sam Houston State (09/10), off a cross by teammate Lauren Atkinson ... Scored the game-winning goal in double overtime at Chattanooga (10/15), launching a shot from 20-yards out that found the upper left corner of the net.

High School: A four-year starter at a variety of positions for Nease HS who was a four-time all-county and all-area selection ... Helped lead the Panthers to their second-consecutive 4A Florida State Championship with an overall record of 27-2-2, assisting on the lone goal of the title game ... Led the team in scoring with career-highs in goals (17) and assists (18) ... Earned second team all-state honors as a senior marking her third selection in her prep career after being an honorable mention as a junior and second team in her second season ... Tallied 13 goals and 14 assists as a sophomore and junior, winning the state championship as a junior with a 28-2-1 record ... Started along the back line as a defender during her freshman year, scoring seven goals and dish out seven assists ... For her career, scored 50 goals and dished out 53 assists.

Club: Tallied first place finishes in the 2003 Orange Classic and 2004 Vulcan Cup ... Served as a team captain for the Indialantic Force and Jacksonville Youth Soccer ... Also Spent four years as a part of the Olympic Development Program (ODP).

Personal: Full name is Nicole Lee Lombardo ... Daughter of Vito and Patricia Lombardo ... Has two siblings; Andrea and Jason.

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