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  Nicolien van Nispen

Nicolien van Nispen

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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bilthoven, Holland

High School:
Het Nieuwe Lyceum

Height:
5-6

Position:
Midfield

2005 (Freshman): Appeared in and started all 25 games as Old Dominion returned to the Final Four...Named Second Team All-South Region...Also named to the CAA All-Rookie Team...Recorded a goal and four assists for six points...Tallied her first collegiate goal against #3 Duke (10/16)...Registered assists in games against Virginia (9/3), Delaware (10/9), and #7 Michigan in both the regular season (9/10) and the second round of the NCAA Tournament (11/13)...

Prior to Old Dominion: Continues the long-line of field hockey student-athletes from the Netherlands...A member of her club team since 1992 playing in the midfield...Helped her club team to the national championship in 2005 and 2001...Team was runner-ups in 2002 and 1999....

Personal: Born December 16, 1986...Daughter of Eduardus and Christa van Nispen...Has one sister, Nanette (19), and a brother, Mareous (15)...Major is undecided.

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