22 - Nikki Hafele
Nikki Hafele
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Prospect, Ky.
High School: Sacred Heart
Position: MF

* 2010 Horizon League All-Newcomer Team

2011 - Sophomore Season: Fought through injuries to appear in 15 matches, starting 11 times...finished with a goal and an assist for three points...totaled 12 shots, two on goal...totaled 945 minutes of time and did not come off the field in five matches...had two shots and scored a goal at Eastern Illinois (Sept. 4)...attempted season-high three shots vs. SEMO (Sept. 9)...had an assist vs. Loyola (Oct. 28)...played all 200 minutes in two matches during Horizon League Soccer Championship.

2010 - Freshman Season: Named to Horizon League All-Newcomer Team...started all 20 matches, playing a team-high 1,779 minutes...had a goal and an assist...didn't come off the field 14 times...totaled two shots in win over Saint Louis (Sept. 10)...had two shots vs. Wright State (Sept. 26)...totaled three shots at IUPUI (Sept. 29)...scored first career points on a goal at Green Bay (Oct. 8)...had an assist in league tourney semifinal vs. Detroit (Nov. 5).

High School: 2008 ESPN Gatorade Kentucky Player of the Year...2008 NSCAA Kentucky West Player of the Year...two-time first team all-state honoree...three-time all-district and all-region selection...led Sacred Heart to three state championships...named player of the game during 2009 state championship match...tabbed MVP of the Kentucky state tournament in 2008...four-year letterwinner and was voted offensive team MVP three times...high school coach was Chris Moore...National Honor Society member...named to Principal's List in high school...led Mockingbird Valley club team to three state titles...played for state ODP in 2007 and 2008.

Personal: Born Aug. 14, 1992...daughter of Carl and Tricia Hafele...twin sister, Jackie, is also on women's soccer team...exploratory business major.