California Trip Marks Start of Season
Four Huskies Receive Preseason Recognition
UConn Went 22-1 Last Season
Season Opener on Aug. 26 at Stanford
Exhibition against Boston University on Saturday at 7:15 p.m.
- 2015 All-Mideast Region First Team
- 2015 All-Big East First Team
- 2014 NCAA All-Tournament Team
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.
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.
2013: 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.