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1   Kelly Nigh
Kelly Nigh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Nathan Hale H.S.

Height:
5-9

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
10/23/1981


JUNIOR:

Played all 17 games in the net ... compiled a 6-11-0 record in 1454:53 ... made 140 saves, the second-most in a UMass single-season ... 8.24 save per game tally ranked seventh in the nation ... posted a 2.17 GAA and a .800 save percentage ... made a career-high 16 saves against Rhode Island ... stopped 12 shots against Boston College and Boston University ... made 11 saves against Duquesne ... made 10 saves in a shutout of Iowa State ... also stopped 10 shots against UAB and La Salle ... a member of both the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's and UMass Athletic Director's honor rolls.

SOPHOMORE:

Named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... played in five games, making three starts ... saw 315 minutes of action ... had a 2-1 overall record ... compiled a .750 save percentage and 1.14 goals against average ... recorded two shutouts ... allowed a mere two goals in three conference games for a 1.00 GAA ... made a career-high seven saves in one half of action against Temple ... recorded two saves in shutouts over New Hampshire and Duquesne ... made a save in one half of relief vs. Binghamton.

FRESHMAN:

Was undefeated at 4-0-1 in eight games ... allowed just two goals in 584:59 for a 0.31 goals against average, which tied her for second on the UMass single-season list ... led the goalkeepers with a .913 save percentage ... recorded a shutout against Long Island ... made a then-career-high six saves in her first Atlantic 10 Conference start at Duquesne ... was named to the Dean's List as well as the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the fall and spring ... earned a spot on the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL:

A four-year starter and team captain at Nathan Hale ... named 2000 Seattle Times Female Athlete of the Year ... MVP of the 1999 Miami Orange Classic Soccer Tournament where she stopped three penalty kicks in a shootout for the championship ... played for Emerald City FC `81 Azzurri Premier 1 club team from 1994-2001 ... on the WSYSA Olympic Development Program state team from 1994-99 ... a three-year All-Metro League selection ... also a four-year starter in basketball and softball ... led league in rebounds per game with 9.7 as a senior and also set the school's career rebound record ... played shortstop on the softball team, hitting over .500 as a junior.

PERSONAL:

Full name is Kelly Anne Nigh ... born October 23, 1981, in Seattle, Wash. ... daughter of Kris Nigh and Dianne Lindberg-Nigh ... enrolled in the College of Food and Natural Resources, majoring in Sport Management.

Kelly Nigh's Career Statistics

YEAR
GP
GS
Minutes
Saves
Save Pct.
GA
GAA
Record
2000
8
3
584:59
21
.913
2
0.31
4-0-1
2001
5
3
315:00
12
.750
4
1.14
2-1-0
2002
17
17
1454:53
140
.800
35
2.17
6-11-0
Career
30
23
2354:52
173
.808
41
1.57
12-12-1

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    Friday, Aug 22
    vs Towson 4:30 PM
    Sunday, Aug 24
    at James Madison 2:00 PM
    Thursday, Aug 28
    at Bryant University 4:00 PM
    Sunday, Aug 31
    vs Providence 1:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Sept 5
    vs Cornell 4:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Sept 7
    vs New Hampshire 1:00 PM gametracker
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