Coach Rudy On Nunes: "Is our physical presence in the center of the field ... Despite her physicality, has some very deceptive techniques for a big player ... Very creative, can shoot from the outside, great in the air. ... Had a good spring season and has played over the summer with the New England Mutiny in the WPSL Final."
As A Senior In 2007: Game-by-Game Statistics
As A Junior In 2006: Played and started in all 17 games, recording four points on one goal and two assists ... Was part of a UMass defense that allowed less than one goal per game (0.94) to rank first in the A-10 and posted seven shutouts which ranked second in the league ... Had nine shots on the season, four of which were on goal ... Scored first career game-winning goal against Boston University (8/30) ... Tallied two assists on the season, both against schools from Connecticut: recorded first career helper against Yale (9/15) and one against UConn (9/19).
As A Sophomore In 2005: Played in 17 games while starting in five ... Scored one goal for two points in 3-0 season-opening win vs. Hartford (8/26) ... Took six shots with two coming in conference play.
As A Freshman In 2004: Started eight of 14 games played ... Took six shots in 2004, including a season-high two vs. George Washington (10/10).
Before UMass: A 2004 graduate of Holy Cross High School in Waterbury, Conn., Nunes lettered four times under head coach Mark Poulin ... Led team to 71-5-6 record over her four years ... Tallied 50 points (12 g, 16 a) during her senior season and finished her high school career with 130 points (36 g, 48 a) ... Was named All-Conference, All-State, team MVP and team captain during final year at Holy Cross ... Team was 2000 and 2001 League Champions and a 2001 State Semifinalist.
Personal: Christina Angelica Nunes ... Born October 29, 1986, in Waterbury, Conn. ... Daughter of Antonio and Antonia Nunes ... Sister of Caitlyn ... A legal studies major.
Christina Nunes' Career Statistics