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Nikki Freeman

Downington, Pa.
Downington West
High School
Nikki Freeman - Field Hockey - Virginia Cavaliers



  • 2018 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • Appeared in 19 games with 14 starts
  • Had an assist against Wake Forest (Oct. 19)
  • Made a defensive save in the NCAA tournament game against Princeton (Nov. 9), the first of her career
  • Finished her career with three goals and four assists for 10 points
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • 2017 ZAG Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • Had an assist in the season opener against Fairfield (Aug. 25)
  • Scored a goal in the victory over Columbia (Sept. 1)


  • 2016 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • Appeared in 23 games with nine starts
  • Took a pair of shots in the game against UConn (9/18)
  • Had an assist in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinal game against Princeton


  • Made her collegiate debut in the season-opener against Drexel (Aug. 28)
  • First collegiate goal was the overtime game-winner against Penn State (Aug. 30)
  • Assisted on a goal at Liberty (Oct. 15)
  • Appeared 20 games with three starts including William & Mary (Sept. 21) and Richmond (Oct. 4)

High School/Club

  • Four-year varsity field hockey starter at Downingtown West High
  • Three-time First Team All-Ches-mont, earning second-team honors as a freshman
  • Two-time All-Area player
  • Member of the WC Eagles club team, playing on the the U19 National Club Championship team in 2014 and the U16 and U19 National Club Championship squads in 2013
  • Traveled with the WC Eagles on an undefeated tour of New Zealand in 2014
  • Member of the 2011-12 USA Field Hockey National Indoor Team, playing defense
  • Also played two years of lacrosse at Downington West


  • Daughter of Jim and Lisa Freeman
  • Father, Jim, was an All-American baseball player at Widener
  • Has two younger sisters, Alyssa and Mia, and a younger brother, JJ
  • Has played field hockey with UVA teammate Izzy McDonough since fifth grade