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  Nina Swanson
Nina Swanson

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Potomac, MD

High School:
Georgetown Visitation Prep

Height:
5-9

Position:
Defender

04/04/2013

Stanford Takes on Denver in MPSF Showdown

Cardinal is 16-5 all-time against Pioneers

04/02/2013

Stanford Wins Fifth Straight, Routs Fresno State

Ten different Cardinal recorded goals

03/05/2013

Stanford Falls Against Georgetown

Cardinal remains winless against Hoyas

02/07/2013

Stanford Hosts Playday on Sunday

Cardinal preseason begins with full day of scrimmages

01/25/2013

Stanford Picked to Finish First in Preseason Coaches' Poll

Stanford will pursue eighth MPSF title in nine years

04/15/2012

Stanford Lacrosse vs. San Diego State

Stanford Lacrosse vs. San Diego State (4/15/12)

02/26/2012

Stanford vs. James Madison - Feb. 25, 2012

Stanford vs. James Madison - Feb. 25, 2012

02/12/2012

Stanford vs. Ohio State

Stanford vs. Ohio State

As a Junior in 2013: Earned second team All-MPSF honors ... led Stanford with three ground balls and picked up three draw controls against Fresno State (April 2) ... tied for the team lead with two caused turnovers at Vanderbilt (March 26).

As a Sophomore in 2012: Second team All-MPSF and MPSF All-Academic selection ... started all 18 games ... led the Cardinal with 19 caused turnovers ... scooped up 24 ground balls and 14 draw controls.

As a Freshman in 2011: Saw action in all 19 games, including six starts ... scored six goals and added an assist as her role changed between the midfield and the defense throughout the season ... started the final five games as a defender, helping Stanford to the MPSF tournament title ... scored a career-high two goals in a 16-12 win over Louisville (3/24) ... finished the season with 10 ground balls, five draw controls and seven caused turnovers.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School in Washington D.C. ... a two-time Academic All-American and twice All-America honorable mention ... the two-time Washington D.C. Player of the Year ... two time all-league (Independent School League) and two-time All-Met by the Washington Post ... led Georgetown Visitation to second place in the ISL in 2008 and was ranked third in the D.C. and 13th in the nation by the Washington Post ... also played soccer and basketball ... led teams to three conference titles in soccer and four in basketball ... team MVP in soccer as a senior ... the basketball team set a school record with 50 straight conference wins ... winner of the Benedicta Cup for leadership, academic and athletic excellence at Visitation and elected to the school's athletic Hall of Fame ... played her club lacrosse for Capital Lacrosse-Blue from 2007-09 ... selected to the National Mid-Atlantic Team 2 in 2009.

Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Christie Swanson ... older sister Catherine is a junior on the Stanford lacrosse team ... also has a younger sister, Kirsten ... major is undeclared, but interested in a career as a sports agent ... enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


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