23 Nicole Romanowski
23 Nicole Romanowski
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Coto de Caza, Calif.
High School: Tesoro HS
Previous College: Pepperdine
Position: Center Midfield/ Defender

Nicole Romanowski did not play in 2010 due to injury, however she redshirted the season and will return in 2011.

Nicole Romanowski was named second team All-Big West following her junior season...Played in and started all 22 matches in 2009...Romanowski made a switch from midfield to defender last season after the loss of many key 2008 players...She had 11 shots which put her ninth on the team in that category...Was a vital part of the team and played consistently from start to finish.

Romanowski played in 12 games as a sophomore, making one start...Posted an assist for the season in a 4-0 shutout against UC Irvine...Had seven shot attempts, one of which was on goal.

Nicole Romanowski played her freshman season at Pepperdine...Played in all 19 matches for the Waves, making 18 starts...Earned Honorable Mention All-West Coast Conference...Scored a pair of goals in her first collegiate season, one each against St. Mary's and Cal State Northridge...Had 17 shots on the season, nine of which were on goal.

Romanowski attended Tesoro High School...A two-time South Coast League MVP, All-Orange County, and First Team All-CIF honoree...Made the Los Angeles Times all-star team as a senior...Earned All-South Coast League honors three times...Her team won a pair of CIF championships and three league crowns...Was an Honor Roll student all four years in high school...Played for the So Cal Blues and West Coast...Member of the Region IV ODP pool in 2004 and 2005...Was called into the U-16 National Team camp...As a freshman, she was a top-75 national recruit by Soccer Buzz Magazine. PERSONAL Born in Long Beach, Calif....The daughter of Walter and Eileen Romanowski...Has two sisters, Danielle and Megan...Enjoys shopping and going to the beach...Michael Jordan is her favorite sports hero...David Beckham is her favorite soccer player...Favorite novel is My Sister's Keeper...Favorite TV show is Grey's Anatomy, and her favorite movie is Wedding Crashers...Hopes to major in communication studies.

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