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#14 Nina Watkins
Position: Diving/Midfielder
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: University
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At Stanford: Strong in the air with excellent playmaking skills ... versatile player who can fill several roles.

As a Senior in 2012: Played in 21 matches, starting 14 ... despite playing with a painful hip injury that required surgery after the season, established herself as a starter in the midfield midway through the campaign ... scored theonly goal in a 1-0 victory at Utah (Oct. 5) ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention.

As a Junior in 2011: Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... earned first three collegiate starts, vs. Georgetown, Northwestern, and Oregon - games won by Stanford by a combined 12-1 ... scored against Utah (Oct. 21) by redirecting a Marjani Hing-Glover shot into the goal ... assisted on a Lindsay Taylor goal against Georgetown (Aug. 29).

As a Sophomore in 2010: After several close shots, scored her first collegiate goal in the 86th minute of Stanford's 3-0 NCAA first-round victory over Sacramento State (Nov. 12) ... played in nine matches off the bench ... played a season-high 33 minutes in 5-0 victory over Washington State (Oct. 15).

As a Freshman in 2009: Played in 13 matches off the bench ... made collegiate debut in 6-2 season-opening victory over Hawai'i (Oct. 23) ... played season-high 44 minutes in 6-0 victory over Wisconsin (Sept. 20).

National Team Experience: Part of the U.S. U-14 National Development Program.

High School/Club: A 2009 graduate of University High School in San Francisco ... led the Red Devils to the North Coast Section Class A final ... four-time Bay Counties League champion and three-time league MVP ... also played two seasons of basketball, earning second-team all-league honors, and played one season of volleyball ... two-time NSCAA All-West Region ... played club for the Pleasanton Rage, and previously for Marin FC ... led Marin FC to a U.S. Club national championship in 2004 ... a four-year player for the Region IV Olympic Development Program team ... ODP national pool player in 2005 ... rated as the No. 26 college prospect in the country by Top Drawer Soccer.

Personal: Daughter of Richard Watkins and Susan Swig ... has two brothers, Harrison and Nicholas ... Harrison played soccer for Middlebury College, winning an NCAA Division III title as a freshman ... aunt, Torrance Watkins, was a 1984 Olympic gold medalist in equestrian ... father played hockey and lacrosse at Amherst College ... worked with former Stanford soccer standout Natalie Spilger, the founder of Green Laces, an environmentally conscious non-profit ... enjoys rock climbing, water skiing, and snow skiing ... majoring in science, technology and society.

Watkins' career statistics:

YearGP-GSShotsGoalsAssistsPoints
200913-02000
20109-08102
201123-317113
201221-1419328
Totals66-17465313
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