2017 Zag Field Hockey / NFHCA Division I National Scholar Athlete

GILBERT, AZ - Senior Nina Klein has been named as the 2017 Zag Field Hockey/ NFHCA Division I National Scholar Athlete.  The National Scholar Athlete Award is presented to the 2017 Division I NFHCA All-American honoree who earns the highest cumulative GPA through the first semester of the 2017-18 academic year.

A 2017 NFHCA First Team All-American, Klein started all 23 games in goal for the 2017 NCAA Division I National Champions.  She recorded a career-high 12 shutouts and allowed just 0.87 goals per game during the 2017 campaign.  Klein boasted a .816 save percentage and posted a career-high 71 total saves during her final season with the Huskies.

Klein was selected to the 2017 NCAA All-Tournament Team, was named to the 2017 NFHCA Mideast Region First Team, and was selected to the 2017 BIG EAST All-Conference First Team.  She earned 2017 NFHCA National Academic Squad honors and was selected as an NFHCA Scholar of Distinction for maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or higher.

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