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1 Nikki Freeman
Nikki  Freeman

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Downington, Pa.

High School:
Downington West

Height:
5-2

Position:
Midfield


03/15/2017

Ten Cavaliers Named to NFHCA National Academic Squad

Cavaliers also earn the National Academic Team Award

06/13/2016

Five Cavaliers Selected for the USA Field Hockey Young Women's National Championship

Tournament takes place June 28- July 3 in Lancaster, Pa.

09/06/2015

Freshman Ell Scores Overtime Game Winner as Virginia Downs Princeton, 4-3

Caleigh Foust scored with 50 seconds remaining in regulation to force OT

08/30/2015

Freeman Scores Overtime Game Winner Against No. 7 Penn State

Freshman striker Nikki Freeman's first career goal powers No. 9 Virginia to an overtime victory

AT VIRGINIA

2017

  • Had an assist in the season opener against Fairfield (Aug. 25)
  • Scored a goal in the victory over Columbia (Sept. 1)


2016

  • 2016 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • Appeared in 23 games with nine starts
  • Took a pair of shots in the game against UConn (9/18)
  • Had an assist in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinal game against Princeton



2015

  • Made her collegiate debut in the season-opener against Drexel (Aug. 28)
  • First collegiate goal was the overtime game-winner against Penn State (Aug. 30)
  • Assisted on a goal at Liberty (Oct. 15)
  • Appeared 20 games with three starts including William & Mary (Sept. 21) and Richmond (Oct. 4)


High School/Club

  • Four-year varsity field hockey starter at Downingtown West High
  • Three-time First Team All-Ches-mont, earning second-team honors as a freshman
  • Two-time All-Area player
  • Member of the WC Eagles club team, playing on the the U19 National Club Championship team in 2014 and the U16 and U19 National Club Championship squads in 2013
  • Traveled with the WC Eagles on an undefeated tour of New Zealand in 2014
  • Member of the 2011-12 USA Field Hockey National Indoor Team, playing defense
  • Also played two years of lacrosse at Downington West

Personal

  • Daughter of Jim and Lisa Freeman
  • Father, Jim, was an All-American baseball player at Widener
  • Has two younger sisters, Alyssa and Mia, and a younger brother, JJ
  • Has played field hockey with UVA teammate Izzy McDonough since fifth grade
  • Undeclared major

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