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35 Nikki Prestiano

2016: Served as the Jaspers’ primary goalkeeper, making 16 appearances between the pipes and recording four wins…Also tied for third on the squad with 30 ground balls…Named MAAC Defensive Player of the Week after recording seven saves in the season-opening 14-9 victory at Army West Point on Feb. 12…..Earned the win in Manhattan’s 12-11 overtime win over UMass Lowell on Feb. 24…Corralled three ground balls and added six saves in a 9-8 triumph at Central Connecticut on March 16…Stopped six New Hampshire shots in a 13-11 victory at Gaelic Park on March 19…Picked up three ground balls against Siena on April 2…Posted nine saves and four ground balls against Monmouth on April 6…Collected four ground balls against Niagara on April 16…Tallied 10 saves at Iona on April 20…Registered a season-high 11 saves in the season finale at Fairfield on April 27.

Before Manhattan: Received the Yorktown Sportsmanship Award as a senior at Yorktown High School…Named honorable mention all-section after both her junior and senior campaigns…A five-time all-section selection in skiing…Also played goalkeeper for the field hockey team.

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Carol…Has two brothers, Ryan and Brad…Majoring in marketing and finance…Born on September 4, 1997.

Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Yorktown Heights, NY
High School: Yorktown
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