23  Colleen Knier
Colleen  Knier

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wall, N.J.

High School:
Wall

Height:
5-9

Position:
Midfield


2014: Played in three matches and logged 33 minutes of field time during her sophomore campaign…Made her season debut and played a career-high 18 minutes in the win at Francis Marion (9/1)…Saw seven minutes of field time against No. 3 Virginia Tech…Played eight minutes against Houston in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Championship (10/31).

2013: Appeared in just two games and logged 19 minutes of playing time during her initial season ... Saw 10 minutes of action in a 3-0 win over Francis Marion (9/13) ... Played nine minutes at Hight Point (9/20) ... Named to the ECU Director of Athletics' Honor Roll in the Spring of 2014.

Wall High School: Played for coach Jamie Silva ... Named team captain her senior season ... Selected by the coaches for the "Unsung Hero" Award in 2012 ... Led team to the 2011 district finals and 2012 semi-finals ... Earned academic honors all four years ... Inducted into the National Honor Society for junior and senior years ... Scholar Athlete Award in 2012.

Club Experience: Played three years for the Freehold SL Real Shore team coached by Mike Lyons and Brian Dougherty (2010-12) ... Also was a member of Freehold in 2008 under the direction of coach Kevin McDermitt ... Member of 2008 team that clamed the USYSA N.J. State Cup title and US Club Soccer Premier National Championship ... Also played three-years of lacrosse setting the single-season records in goals and points scored ... Ranks third all-time in goals scored.

Personal: Intended academic major is business ... Daughter of Eileen and John Knier ... Has two siblings (Taylor and Kelly).