December 12, 2012
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: NADIA LINK
Meet the candidates, and vote!
Long Beach State senior forward Nadia Link is one of three nominees for LA Soccer News Women’s College Player of the Year and a regional nominee for the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.
|LBSU senior Nadia Link is the Big West Offensive Player of the Year and a candidate for the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot.
photo by John Fajardo
Link, from Walnut, Calif. (Walnut HS), was named the Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year for the second straight year. She closed out the season leading the conference in shots (80), assists (9) and points (25). She also tied for third with eight goals. Link registered at least one point in eight games this year and had her first career hat trick in a 3-2 overtime win against North Texas. For the second straight year, Link was named Third Team NSCAA All-American. She wrapped up her four-year career ranked among LBSU's all-time top-five in every offensive category. She is second in game-winning goals (13), tied for second in goals (32), tied for third in points (84), third in shots (210) and fifth in assists (20). Link led the 49ers to their third-straight NCAA Tournament appearance in 2012 as they finished the season with a 12-8-0 overall record.
Fan voting accounts for 40% of the total toward selection of the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot. Voting for the College Boot and LA Soccer News Women’s College Player of the Year award is open through December 15.
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