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Nina Klein
Nina  Klein

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Topton, Pa.

High School:
Brandywine Heights

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
06/06/1995


04/25/2018

Nina Klein Tabbed 2017 Field Hockey National Scholar Athlete

Klein is receiving a graduate degree in Sports Management.

04/17/2018

Huskies Celebrate National Championship Season at Team Banquet

The team also honored its seniors for their dedication to the program.

03/29/2018

Field Hockey Lands 18 On National Academic Squad

The Huskies have improved from their 12 honorees in 2016.

03/22/2018

Field Hockey Earns DI National Academic Team Award

Three individuals were honored as Scholars of Distinction

01/16/2018

Field Hockey Honored as NFHCA National Coaching Staff of the Year

The Huskies Claimed Their Fifth National Championship This Fall.

11/12/2017

UCONN vs Penn State

UCONN vs Penn State NCAA Second Round (photo by Stephen Slade)

11/11/2017

UCONN vs Boston Universtity NCAA

UCONN vs Boston Universtity NCAA 1st Round (photo by Stephen Slade)

10/01/2017

UCONN vs UMASS

UCONN vs UMASS (photo by Stephen Slade)

09/29/2017

UCONN vs Providence

UCONN vs Providence (photo by Stephen Slade)

08/28/2017

UCONN vs Stanford

UCONN vs Stanford Field Hockey

  • 2017 First Team All-American
  • 2017 All-NCAA Tournament Team
  • 2017 All-Mideast Region First Team
  • 2017 All-Big East First Team 
  • 2017 DI National Scholar Athlete
  • 2017 NFHCA Scholar of Distinction
  • 2016 All-Big East Second Team
  • 2016 All-Mideast Region Second Team
  • 2015 All-Mideast Region First Team
  • 2015 All-Big East First Team
  • 2014 NCAA All-Tournament Team

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR (2017): NFHCA First Team All-American … NFHCA DI National Scholar Athlete … selected to the NCAA All-Tournament Team … named an All-Region First Team honoree … selected as an NFHCA Scholar of Distinction ... tabbed to the BIG EAST All-Conference First Team … started all 23 games in goal … led the NCAA in win percentage (1.000), goals against average (0.68) and save percentage (0.816) … set a new program record in wins (80) and shut outs (42) … posted a career-high 12 shutouts … allowed only one or fewer goals in 20 of the 23 games this season … recorded a career-high 13 saves in a 2-1 shootout win against North Carolina (Nov. 17) …  finished the season with a career-high 71 saves … played in 21 complete games … played a personal-high 115-minutes North Carolina.


AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2016):
Started all 24 games in net for the Huskies…Posted six shut out victories…Allowed just 1.22 goals per game, tops in the Big East and fifth-best in Division I…Win-loss percentage of .913 was second-best in the country…Allowed two or fewer goals in 22 of 24 games this season…Named All-Big East Second Team and All-Mideast Region Second Team…Season-high seven saves in a 7-2 win over Liberty on Oct. 15.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2015): Posted 23 starts in goal for UConn...Had 11 shutouts on the season, which topped the Big East…Led the Big East and the nation with a 0.62 goals against average...Tied for eighth nationally with a .778 save percentage...Notched two saves against #2 Syracuse (11/20) and #20 Old Dominion (11/6)...Came away with three saves versus Temple (11/8)...Recorded four saves to blank #11 Louisville in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/14)...Earned three saves in UConn's 4-1 win over Princeton (10/25)...Tallied two saves against Providence (10/23)...Named Big East Defensive Player of the Week (10/19)...Made three saves against both Boston University (10/18) and ODU (10/17)...Posted back-to-back clean sheets over Yale (10/4) and Villanova (10/3)…Had three saves in 3-2 win over #9 Stanford (9/25)…Made five saves in shutout over New Hampshire (9/11)…Saved two shots versus Northeastern (8/29)…Recorded a season-high eight saves in 4-1 defeat of #10 Northwestern.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014): Recorded starts in each of the Huskies' 23 contests as the goalkeeper.. Earned 20wins and made 56 saves for the Huskies in the net... Was named the Big East Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 13... Earned seven shutouts, including back-to-back clean sheets over Albany (Nov. 21) and Syracuse (Nov. 23) in the National Semifinal and Final... Keptopponents to one goal or fewer on 16 occasions... Boasted a stellar 1.04 goals against average to go along with a .691 save percentage.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013):  Did not see any action, awarded a redshirt season.

High School: A four-year starter for head coach Donna Hordendorf at Brandywine Heights High School ... Selected as team captain and MVP in 2012 ... Honored as a Pennsylvania Field Hockey Coaches Association First Team All-State selection in 2011 and 2012. Tabbed as an honorable mention selection in 2010 ... A National Field Hockey Coaches Association First Team honoree in 2012 and a Second Team selection in 2011 ... Also tabbed as a NFHCA Second Team All-American during her senior season ... Played every minute of all 36 games during her junior and senior seasons, making 198 saves on 236 shots on goal while tallying seven shutouts ... A member of the High Styx Field Hockey Club since 2007 ... Competed in Indoor Nationals every year since 2008 ... Her U14 Team won in 2008 and her U19 won in 2012 ... Has competed in the USA Field Hockey National Festival every year since 2009 with her U19 Teams capturing gold in 2011 and 2012 ... Has Competed in the USA Futures in each year since 2008 ... Has extensive experience at the Junior National Camp, competing with the U17 Junior National Team in 2012 during which she traveled to Canada in April of 2012 for a four-game series against the Canadian U17 Team.

Personal: Nina Allison Klein ... Father is Michael Klein and mother is Bernice Klein ... A human development and family studies major ... Born June 6, 1995 in Topton, Pa.

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