Caroline Nichols

Caroline Nichols

Player Profile


Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:




2005 (Junior): Started all 25 games on defense after playing the first two seasons in the midfield...Second Team All-South Region Selection...Named to the CAA All-Tournament Team...Fifth on the team in points with 21.... Tied for first in the nation in assists with 19...Also tied for fifth nationally in assists per game (0.76)...Topped the CAA in assists (19) and assists per game (0.76)...Led the team with 19 assists...Scored her lone goal of the year against Miami (Ohio) (9/11)...Recorded a season-high four assists against Va. Commonwealth (10/7)...Also had multiple assist games against Miami (Ohio) (9/11), and Drexel (9/25)... Also a member of the penalty corner unit on the stick stop, which saw 228 opportunities... Made two defensive saves...

2004 (Sophomore): Started all 21 games in her second season with the Lady Monarchs...Earned Second Team All-CAA...Old Dominion's second leading scorer with 10 goals, 11 assists, and 31 points... Had multiple goal efforts in a win over #20 Hofstra (10/1) and against #4 Duke (1 1/13) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament... Notched a career-high five-assist, seven-point effort against Virginia Commonwealth...Ranked sixth in the CAA in total assists and fifth in assists per game...

2003 (Freshman): Made 23 appearances including 22 starts in her first season...Collected a goal and two assists...Netted her first career goal in a 5-2 victory over Stanford (9/7)...Registered her first career assist in the 3-1 season opening victory over Louisville (8/30)...Also collected an assist in a 4-2 victory over Connecticut (9/14)...Played for the Tidewater Tempest in the US Field Hockey Summer League...

Prior to Old Dominion: A four-sport athlete at local Salem High School...Played three positions, forward, midfield, and defense, as a four-year letterwinner on the field hockey squad...Was named First Team All-District, All-Tidewater, and All-State...Captained her team her senior season...Was also a Second Team All-District and captain of the women's soccer squad...All participated on the cross country and basketball teams for two season...Named to the Virginian Pilot Academic Excellence Team...An honor roll student...

Personal: Born December 15, 1984...Daughter of Ken and Terry Nichols...Has a twin brother, Christopher (20)...Majoring in physical education with an emphasis in exercise science.

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