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Nichelle Prince

Forward

Player profile

  • Height 5-4
  • Hometown Ajax, Ontario
  • Last School Pickering
  • Year Senior

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2015 (Junior): Started all 23 matches … tied for the team lead with six goals and seven assists … tied for fifth in the Big Ten with six assists … named NSCAA third team All-Great Lakes region … NSCAA third team Scholar All-East region … Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (8/25) … recorded two assists against Illinois State … scored the game-winner in the 95th minute of a 1-0 win over No. 8 Florida … scored the Buckeyes’ first goal and assisted on Lindsay Agnew’s game-winner in a 2-1 win at Dayton … scored the Buckeyes’ first goal against FIU … assisted on Agnew’s goal vs. Minnesota … played a season-high 110 minutes against Wisconsin … scored a pair of goals in Ohio State’s 3-1 win at Iowa … assisted on Sammy Edwards’ goal against Purdue … scored the game-winner in the 101st minute of a 2-1 double-overtime win over Maryland … assisted on Agnew’s goal at Indiana … assisted on Arden Holden’s game-winner vs. No. 14 Virginia Tech … Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2014 (Sophomore): Started 10 matches after missing the first nine games with a leg injury … tallied three goals and two assists … ranked third on the team with eight points while leading the team with 36 shots and 16 shots on goal … ranked fifth in the conference in shots per game … played 73 minutes against Northwestern, assisting on Sammy Edwards’ goal … played 103 minutes, tallying seven shots at Minnesota … played all 110 minutes, scoring her first goal of the season, against Maryland … scored the Buckeyes’ lone goal against Iowa … tallied a goal and an assist against Nebraska … Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.

2013 (Freshman): Played in all 20 matches, starting all but one … second team All-Big Ten and member of the Big Ten All-Freshman team … led the team with 13 goals and tied for third with six assists … ranked fifth in the Big Ten in goals and points … second in the Big Ten with six game-winning goals … Big Ten Freshman of the Week Sept. 9, Oct. 14 and Oct. 21 … notched a goal and an assist against Morehead State … tallied an assist against Eastern Michigan and Pittsburgh … scored a hat trick and added an assist at Northeastern … scored game-winner in 1-0 win over St. John’s … tallied game-winner in 3-1 win over Indiana … scored the game-winner and assisted on both other goals in 3-1 win over Michigan State … scored a goal at Penn State and tallied her second hat trick of the season in 6-1 win over Northwestern … scored game-winner in 3-1 win at Iowa … scored goal in Buckeyes’ 3-1 NCAA Tournament loss at Kentucky … played season-high 110 minutes against Illinois and at Minnesota.

Pickering Soccer Club, Canadian National Team and Canadian U-17 and U-20 Teams: Prince played club soccer from 2009-11 for Pickering Soccer Club but also was a member of the Canadian U-17 National Team since 2010 and member of Canadian U-20 national team pool … member of the 2014 Canadian U-20 World Cup team …earned first cap with Canadian Women’s National Team in Four Nation’s Women’s Tournament in China in January 2013 … came off the bench to score lone goal in Canada’s match against Korea Republic … helped Canadian U-17 team to finals of CONCACAF World Cup qualifier in 2012 … earned Golden Boot at 2010 and 2011 club nationals, helping Pickering win the tournament both years.

Personal: The daughter of Fabian and Robin Prince … enjoys reading, writing and yoga … has two sisters, Christine and Kendra.