16 Nikki Bevilacqua
16 - Nikki Bevilacqua
Height: 5-4
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cortland, Ohio
High School: Lakeview
Position: F


"Nikki is a pure striker through and through. She's confident finishing chances in the box and has excellent pace. She is dynamic as a target or wing forward and is always looking to run at the opponent's backline. She gives us a very mobile threat up top."


Played in 15 games, making her first career start against Seattle (9/19)...assisted in the only goal of the game in Cleveland State's 1-0 win over Green Bay (9/24)...recorded four shots, including two on goal.


Saw action in four games as a forward before an injury cut her season short.


Helped the team in five matches, due to season ending knee injury...had one assist against Akron (9/3)...two shots against Eastern Kentucky (9/14)...totaling four shots and one point for the season.


First team all-state choice as a senior at Lakeview High, playing for coach Shawn Varley...scored 34 goals with nine assists (77 points) as a senior to earn team MVP and finish as the runner-up in district player of the year voting...tallied 13 goals with six assists (22 points) as a freshman, nine goals with six assists (24 points) her sophomore campaign and 24 goals with three assists as a junior (51 points) to finish career with 80 goals and 24 assists (184 points)...two-time all-district and three-time team offensive player of the year choice...helped team to a 54-16-5 record during her career, winning three-league titles...lettered four times in soccer and three in track...earned most outstanding sprinter award as both a sophomore and junior in track...played club soccer for four years for the Trumbull County Rockers.


Born June 11, 1990 in Warren, Ohio...daughter of David and Lynn Bevilacqua. . . has one younger sister, Julie...was a member of the National Honor Society in high school ...participated in the Interact Club, the Ski Club and the yearbook...received an Outstanding Academic Achievement award...health sciences major.