10 Niki Connolly
10 Niki Connolly
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Woodland Hills, CA
High School: El Camino Real HS
Previous College: UNLV
Position: Forward


In her only season with Northridge, Connolly appeared in all 20 matches, making four starts ... finished third on the the team with three goals and seven points ... scored first goal of Matador career, the game-winning strike, in Matadors' 3-1 victory at San Diego State on Aug. 23 ... converted a penalty kick in CSUN's 3-0 victory over LMU on Aug. 27 ... scored game-winning goal at Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 18 ... picked up only assist of the season in Matadors' 1-0 victory over Hawai'i on Sept. 18 ... finished second on the team with 28 shots, putting 11 on-goal ... had season-high five shots vs. Cal Poly on Oct. 2.

2008 - UNLV

Connolly appeared in 19 matches, making 15 starts for Rebels ... finished with four goals and six assists for 14 points ... finished season with 29 shots.

2007 - UNLV

Her three goals tied her for second-highest on the team ... scored the lone goal against South Carolina (Sept. 9), and turned in a two-goal performance against Utah Valley State (Oct. 7) ... made 19 appearances with two starts.

2006 - UNLV

One of three freshmen to appear in all 23 games, and made one start ... scored two goals and added one assist for five points, best among freshmen and tied for fifth on the team ... totaled three points against Oakland (Sept. 4) off a goal and assist.


Led El Camino Real to three straight league championships and three city titles as well ... named all-league and all-city first team three times ... lead her team in both scoring and assists during her senior season ... two-time team Offensive Player of the Year ... team MVP as a senior.


Born on Oct. 12, 1988, in Woodland Hills, Calif. ... daughter of Tim and Sue Connolly ... has one sister, Jenny, and one brother, Cory ... includes actor Will Ferrell and "Friends" as some of her favorites ... listens to "Juicy" by Notorious B.I.G. before games ... majoring in Hotel Management.

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