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

2013 Photo Gallery

SENIOR (2013)
Played in 22 matches, starting 14 for the Titans as Fullerton won its fourth Big West Tournament title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the fifth time in program history...finished second on the team with three goals…volleyed home the game-winner in the 88th minute as the Titans shut out UC Santa Barbara, 1-0 at Titan Stadium (10/20)…scored both of Fullerton’s goals at the Big West Tournament held at Titan Stadium in the semifinal match against Cal Poly, responded with the equalizer, a volley served in from Lauren Stupin. The Titans advanced to the championship match on penalty kicks after the game ended in a 1-1 tie (11/07)…grabbed an early 1-0 lead in the 14th minute in the championship match against UC Riverside as Jazzmin Mancilla drilled a cross in front of the goal, and Brianna Chapman redirected it, setting up her header to the upper right corner. The match ended in a 1-1 tie, and the Titans clinched the tournament championship and Big West’s automatic NCAA bid in a penalty kick shootout (11/10).

JUNIOR (2012)
Appeared in 19 of the team's 20 matches, making three starts... finished with a goal and two assists for fourpoints... scored her lone goal as part of a 3-0 victory over Army on Sept. 14... added her first career assists at Loyola Marymount (Aug. 19) and Long Beach State (Sept. 30)... finished with a season-high three shots against UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 19).

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).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2010 graduate of Santiago High School in Corona, Calif...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 in Thousand Oaks, Calif... 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.