Laura Dodd, Rachel Pickett, Molly Nizzoli and Kendall VanDine spent four years together on the pitch.
WAC releases its 2011 All-Academic teams for the fall sports; Bulldogs show well in the classroom
Seniors Laura Dodd, Molly Nizzoli and Kendall VanDine named to All-WAC Tournament team.
Senior Laura Dodd and junior Callie Hancock enter Bulldog record books.
Seniors Kendall VanDine and Molly Nizzoli earned their third All-WAC awards.
The Fresno State women's soccer team said goodbye to its seniors and distributed team awards during the 2012 banquet.
Last updated on April 5, 2012
2011 (Senior): Started all 21 matches ... played over 1,900 minutes, seeing 90 minutes or more in 17 matches ... named to the Western Athletic Conference All-Tournament team ... voted first-team All-WAC ... ranked nationally in total assists (23rd) and assists per game (28th) ... led the WAC in assists (10) and was second in assists per game ... top 10 on the team in points (12), shots (38), shots-on-goal (16) and assists ... set program single-season record in assists ... ranked fifth all-time in career assists (16) ... tied single-match assist record (2) at Cal Poly (Sept. 23) ... finished the season with a career-high 12 points.
2010 (Junior):Started eight of nine games recording a goal and two assists before suffering a season ending injury.
2009 (Sophomore): Started all 18 games ... recorded one assist for one point ... fired off nine shots, five on goal, for an on goal percentage of .556.
2008 (Freshman): Played in all 21 games, starting 20, as a freshman ... second-team All-Western Athletic Conference ... scored first goal against CSU Bakersfield (Aug. 29) ... recorded four goals and three assists in the season ... tied for ninth place in school history for goals scored as a freshman.
Galt HS: Lettered in soccer ... earned first-team all-league and offensive team MVP honors in 2005 ... finished with 13 goals and five assists in 2005 ... had nine goals and nine assists in 2004 ... earned first-team all-league and team offensive MVP honors in 2004.
Personal: Born on September 19, 1990 in Sacramento, Calif. ... daughter of Mike and Lisa Nizzoli ... had an older brother Peter and a sister Courtney ... hobbies include snowboarding, boating, wakeboarding, raising Red Angus, shopping and playing all sports ... was the Future Farmers of America Greenhand Vice President ... four year FFA member ... earned an FFA state degree ... favorite athlete is Ronaldo because he plays relaxed and is driven for success ... biggest athletic thrill was making the California North State Olympic Development Program team for the first time when she was 13 ... most admires her parents because "they are always so supportive and loving and have created a wonderful future for my brother, sister and myself" ... chose Fresno State because the coaching staff and girls on the team were welcoming, adding that she loved the campus, athletic atmosphere and good records ... had a 4.0 GPA in high school.