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  Lindsy Nelson

Lindsy Nelson

Player Profile


Murray, Ut.

High School:






2011 Season
Voted CSUN's Co-Rookie of the Year ... The freshman was among the team's leading scorers 41 goals (#4 on the team, #14 in the Big West Conference) ... Scored at least two goals in eleven games including a season-high five goals against Cal State Bakersfield (2/19/11) ... Tops on the team in assists (49) ... Her 49 assists are sixth-best for a single season in school history ... Also has 24 steals.

High School
A three-sport student-athlete in water polo, swimming, and track & field at Murray High School in Murray, Utah ... The Utah State Most Valuable Player (MVP) and a first team all-league selection in water polo ... Helped lead her team to three Utah State 4A championships (2007, 2008, 2009) ... A four-year starter and team captain on the water polo team ... A swimming regional champion from 2007 to 2010.

Matador Memo
Born May 4, 1992 in Salt Lake City, Utah ... Parents are Andrea and Kim Nelson ... Has three brothers (Justin, Ryan, Josh) and one brother-in-law (Jordan) ... Has two sisters (Jessica, Emily) ... Roots for the Indianapolis Colts and the Utah Jazz ... Her favorite athlete is Ryan Lochte ... Her favorite actor is James Franco ... Likes to watch Survivor and Glee ... Her favorite foods are ice cream and cinnamon rolls ... Her favorite rock groups are The Script, The Fray and Sugarland ... Her favorite musical solo artist is John Mayes ... Chose Cal State Northridge because of the water polo program ... Her greatest sports moment was winning state MVP honors during her junior season ... The best thing about being a student-athlete, according to Lindsy, is having a team that always is there for you in-and-out of the water ... The toughest part about being a student-athlete is juggling all the stress from practice, school work and maintaining a social life ... The most famous person she has ever met is David Spade ... Would like to switch places for a day with Storm from X-Men ... If Lindsy had a million dollars, she would sponsor humanitarian projects about the world, and travel to Croatia, Africa and Australia ... The best advice she has been given is - "No matter where or who I'm with, don't forget the person I am and my standards." ... No one knows, according to Lindsy, how much she loves to do many outdoor activities ... Years from now, she will still laugh about her best friend trying to give her a haircut when she was six years old ... Old pictures always make her smile ... Her greatest hero is her mom because she puts other people before her, and made me the person I am today." ... Undeclared major.