Department recognizes more than 90 student-athletes for academic, athletic success
Cordero named offensive player of the year, Allymohamed takes home top defensive honor
Allymohamed and Zono tabbed first team; Cordero and Young named to second team
Minutewomen and Orange to face off for second time on 2012 season
Cordero, Allie Sabia net goals in overtime victory
UMass field hockey head coach Carla Tagliente and senior forward Nicole Cordero discuss aspects of the 10-1 victory over Vermont at Garber Field on Friday afternoon. Cordero finished the day with two goals, including the eventual game-winner.
FH vs. RICHMOND (A10 FINAL) Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. RIDER (NCAA PLAY-IN) Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. LOCK HAVEN Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. SYRACUSE Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. MAINE Photos by Thom Kendall '93
2012 - Senior: Game-by-Game Statistics ... NFHCA Division I Senior Game Selection ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team ... Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (10/22) ... Third on the squad with 29 points on 14 goals and an assist, including the game-winner against #17 Boston College ... Needed only 28 shots to record her 29 points, putting 22 of them on-frame for a .786 SOG percentage ... Had multi-goal games against Vermont (9/21), Saint Louis (10/12) and La Salle (10/19), including her first collegiate hat trick against the Billikens ... Tallied lone assist of the season against VCU (10/14) ... Also notched goals against #12 Boston University (9/18), #21 Albany (9/23), #24 Maine (9/30), Saint Joseph's (10/21) and Temple (11/2) ... Tied up the NCAA Play-In Game with Rider (11/6) with her team-leading 14th goal ... Was named the UMass Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Year at the annual team banquet.
2011 - Junior: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Second Team All-Atlantic 10 Conference ... Started all but one of UMass' 18 games on the year, finishing with a trio of goals for six points overall ... Notched her first goal of the year against Kent State (9/3) before adding additional tallies in a 3-0 win over Harvard (9/10) and 7-0 drubbing of Saint Joseph's (10/14) ... Recorded 28 shots on the season, including 14 placed on-target ... Took a single-game season high five shots against Lock Haven and placed three on net.
2010 - Sophomore: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Played in 18 games, starting 17 ... Recorded one assist against Saint Joseph's (10/24)... Scored one goal vs. Lock Haven (10/15) ... Recorded one goal and one assist at Dartmouth (10/12) ... Tallied two assists vs. Syracuse (10/3).
2009 - Freshman: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Played in 20 games, earning 12 starts ... Finished the season with three goals for six points ... Scored a goal in game against Dartmouth (10/28)...Scored a goal at Quinnipiac (9/27) ... Scored the first goal of her career vs. No. 9 Boston College (9/20) ... Wore jersey No. 27 as a freshman.
Before UMass: Played four years at Oak Park River Forest High School for Coaches Barb Liles and Jane Graham ... Two-time All-State player (2007 and 2008) ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Won her team's Most Improved Player Award as a freshman in 2005 ... Also played lacrosse in high school where she was a two-time All-State performer, Midfielder of the Year, team MVP and set a school record for goals in a game with 10.
Personal: Born Nicole Michelle Cordero on August 7, 1991 in Chicago, Ill. ... Daughter of John and Dona Cordero ... Has one sister, Ariel.