Nicky Potts – Soccer – Ball State University Athletics
Named to All-MAC First Team and United Soccer Coaches All-Midwest Region Second Team… an All-MAC Academic Selection… started all 10 games in midfield… scored one goal and four assists to tie in second ranked the team with six points total… scored their goal in the road win over Eastern Michigan… assisted on both BSU goals next time in the home overtime win over Central Michigan… was Named MAC West Offensive Player of the Week after her performances … also collected WCU and home assists against northern Illinois … played 828 minutes in the season, second-tallest non-defensive player in the team… totaled 12 shots and scored six on goal.
Played in 19 games and made seven starts… All-MAC first-team selection… led the Cardinals in goals with nine… scored one goal in each of Ball State’s last four regular season games, all the wins… scored two goals in a 3-2 win over Eastern Michigan… added two assists to end the year with 20 points… attempted 27 shots for the year and scored 16 on goal… totaled five goals this year’s winners… played 85 minutes, a season high in a 2-1 win in Miami.
2018 (second year)
Saw the action in five matches and started four before sustaining a season-ending injury… later granted an extra year of eligibility… played a season-high 55 minutes in a 3-0 victory at the College of Charleston… has taken two shots with one on goal for the year.
2017 (first year student)
Made her Cardinal debut against Toledo as a starter… Started eleven out of thirteen games she appeared in… Played for 633 minutes… Had one assist and nine shots on goal… Had fifteen total shots all throughout the season.
Program member of the England national team, with whom she has won six caps … participated with the team in the UEFA development tournament and the Nordic tournament … regularly attended training camps with U-17, U-18 and U-English 19 teams … have played since 2009 with Aston Villa Ladies FC … coached by Jack White … his team was a finalist in the FA Youth Cup in 2015 … helped his team win a league championship in 2015 and a runner-up. until the end of 2016 … also an accomplished netball player.
Full name is Nicola Marie Potts … born May 9, 1999 in Nuneaton, England … daughter of Adrian and Helen Potts … has a brother, Philip.