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Anastasia Nikas

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Scottsdale, Ariz.

High School:
Horizon

Height:
5-4

Position:
Midfielder/Forward


In the Pirate Record Books: On the Single-Season Charts: Tied for second in assists (7) ... Third in assists per game (0.37)

As a Senior: Redshirted due to injury

As a Junior: Played in 20 games with six starts ... Recorded lone assist in the 35th minute of play in a 6-1 victory against Francis Marion (Sept. 15) ... Ranked fifth on the team with 13 Shots.

As A Sophomore: Played in 16 games ... Recorded three shots on the season against Georgia Southern, St. Francis and Western Carolina.

As A Freshman: Played in all 19 games with four starts ... First collegiate start came against No. 9 Texas (Aug. 29) ... Led ECU in assists with seven ... Ranked third in Conference USA in assists (7) and assists per game (0.37) ... Recorded two multi-assist games against Liberty (Aug. 31) and Houston (Sept. 28) ... Scored first collegiate goal against Southern Miss (Sept. 21).

Horizon High School: Competed with the Arizona State ODP Team in 1998, 2000 and 2001 ... Member of the Sereno 85 Golden Eagles club team that won four consecutive Arizona State Cup Championships ... 2002 team captain for Horizon ...High School and one of the team's leading scorers ... Helped lead Horizon to the 2000-01 5-A state championship and the finals in 2001-02 ...In 2002, Horizon was ranked as high as sixth in the nation Earned honorable mention all region honors in 2000-01 ... Member of the Society of Women's Scholars and the National Latin Honor Society ... Received honorable mention for the Student Christian Athlete Award.

Personal: Majoring in exercise sports science (health and fitness) ...Named to the ECU's Director of Athletics Honor Roll in Fall of 2004 and Dean's List in Spring of 2005 and 2006 ... Daughter of Nikolas and Melinda Nikas ...Last name is pronounced NICK-us.