Nikki Mabery
Nikki Mabery

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Horizon High School

Height:
5-6

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
11/08/1985

On Mabery: Dominant scoring threat who is one of the most prolific goal scorers at Villanova in the last two decades ... Skilled around the goal and is a great finisher ... Plays the holding forward position and has one of the best shots on the team ... Scores in a variety of ways and has become a more dynamic player ... Committed to excellence on and off the field.

Career Stats: Has played in every team game during her first three years ... Started 43 of 63 contests ... Career totals of 24 goals, 10 assists, 58 points ... Has taken 142 shots and owns eight career game-winning goals ... Ranks ninth in school history in goals scored and should continue to move up the list as a senior ... Also ranks eighth in game-winning goals and shots taken.

Career Honors: 2006 NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region Second Team ... 2006 All-BIG EAST Second Team ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star (2004-05 and 2006-07) ... BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (9/4/06, 9/18/06) ... BIG EAST Rookie of the Week (9/6/04).

2006: Turned in one of the most prolific offensive seasons by a Villanova player in team history ... Her 13 goals and 29 were the most in a single season by a Wildcat in 13 years ... Led the entire nation in goals scored through the end of September ... Notched five game-winning goals, including two in BIG EAST wins over Connecticut and Georgetown ... Named to the BIG EAST weekly honor roll twice during the season ... Took a team-high 63 shots ... Converted two penalty kick opportunities during the regular season, the only attempts Villanova had all year ... Started 21 of 22 games, coming off the bench only on Senior Day ... Tallied two goals in win over Toledo in the first round of NCAA Tournament ... Also had a career-high three goals in win over Robert Morris, registering the first three scores in a 5-0 victory ... Had four games with at least two goals scored ... Assisted on the game-winning goal against La Salle in season opener ... Also had assists in 1-0 conference wins over Louisville and Cincinnati.

2005: Emerged as a dangerous scoring threat and led the team in goals, assists and points ... Demonstrated strong offensive skills and showed improved ability to finish ... Played in all 19 games and earned 15 starts ... Scored seven goals, dished out five assists and finished the season with 19 points ... One of only two players on the team with more than six points for the season ... Had at least one point in a team-high 11 games, including a stretch of five straight games with at least one point early in the season ... Tallied game-winning goals in a 1-0 win over Pittsburgh and a 2-1 triumph over DePaul ... Assisted on the lone goal in a season-opening 1-0 win over La Salle ... Netted two goals in a 7-1 win over Vermont ... Started six of 10 Big East games and had three goals, one assist and seven points against league competition ... Played a total of 1,021 minutes for the season.

2004: Quickly developed into a potent offensive threat ... Played in all 22 games and made 12 starts ... Ranked second on the team with four goals scored and 10 points ... Also had two assists ... Scored her first two collegiate goals against Bucknell on Sept. 5 ... The first was the game-winner in a 3-0 victory ... Earned Big East Rookie of the Week honors on Sept. 6 for that performance ... Also scored goals against Penn on Sept. 12 and Youngstown State on Oct. 22 ... Contributed an assist in the only goal of the game in a 1-0 victory over West Virginia in the Big East Quarterfinals.

Club Team and ODP Experience: Club team is Sereno Select Golden Eagles ... Led the team to a runner-up finish at the 2003 Disney Cup and a 2004 Presidents' Day title ... Helped the Golden Eagles to state titles in each of her seasons, as well as a regional and national championship in 2003 ... The team posted three other second-place finishes in the regional championship ... Member of the state ODP team and was named to the Las Vegas All-Star team.

Horizon High School: Played her freshman and sophomore seasons before electing to play club soccer the following two years ... Led Horizon to the regional championships both years and a Section 5a state title as a freshman ... As a sophomore was named to the Gatorade first team and All-Region first team squads.

Personal: Born 11/8/85 ... Daughter of Pat and Jamie Mabery ... Majoring in Biology.

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