8 - Nikki McCants
Nikki McCants
Height: 5-7
Year: JR
Hometown: Corona, CA
High School: Santiago HS
Position: F
Experience: 2V

CAL STATE FULLERTON
SOPHOMORE (2011): Appeared in 18 of the team’s 20 matches, making eight starts... finished tied for second on the team in points (10) and tied for the team lead in goals (5)... put 12 of her 20 shots on frame on the year... scored a career-high two goals in a 3-1 win over Long Island, including the game-winner... also scored goals against New Mexico (Sept. 16), CSU Bakersfield (Oct. 16), and UC Davis (Oct. 30)... her strike in the Titans’ 1-0 win over the Roadrunners was the game-winner... finished with a career-high five shots (three on frame) in the win over Long Island.

FRESHMAN (2010): Appeared in all 19 matches, making 12 starts... finished with two goals and ranked tied for seventh on the team with four points on the year... netted her first career goal (and game-winner) with the first of four goals against Eastern Washington (Aug. 29)... also had a game-tying goal against Northern Arizona (Sept. 10)... finished with a career-high four shots on the road at Creighton (Sept. 19) and finished with 22 shots overall on the year (second on the team).

SANTIAGO HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letter winner for the Sharks... finished with seven goals and 11 assists as a senior, helping her side to a 28-3-2 overall record and an 11-1-2 mark in league action en route to a Big VIII title.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 3, 1992, in Thousand Oaks... parents are Ron and Anne... has four siblings: Ryan, Tyvell, Darell, and Kevin... her brother, Ryan, played four seasons at running back for the Oregon State football program from 2008-11... kinesiology major... also considered Whittier College, Hope International, Concordia, and Chico State before selecting Cal State Fullerton... played club soccer for the Fullerton Rangers.