Washington State Career
JUNIOR (2002) - Extended matches started streak to 57 by being in the lineup for all 20 matches ...provided assist on an Alix Rustrum goal in 8-0 win over Gonzaga...key contributor to Cougar defensive efforts, helping hold opponents to just 22 goals in 20 matches...WSU finished third in the conference in goals allowed...earned first team Pac-10 All-Academic with 3.87 grade point average in Business Administration...shared team's co-most valuable player award with fellow junior Kim Morgan.
SOPHOMORE (2001) - Extended matches started streak to 37 by starting all 17 contests in 2001...tallied first career point by passing to Regina McGee for game-winner in 1-0 win over Air Force Oct. 5...helped WSU goalkeepers throw up three shutouts from her defender position...attempted only shot of the year against USC...named second team Pac-10 All-Academic.
FRESHMAN (2000) - Started all 20 games for the Cougs...was the last man back on defense...earned the team's defensive player of the year award...Pac-10 All-Conference honorable mention...named to the Soccer Buzz All-Far West freshman team...cleared the Huskies best scoring chance in the 1-0 overtime win...was part of a defense that gave up less than a goal a game...the 19 opponent goals are the second lowest in the program's history... was honored by the Mortar Board, an honors organization, for outstanding academics as a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL - Four-time soccer letterwinner as a defender/sweeper for coach Sue High...also lettered twice as a shortstop in softball...FRESHMAN - was voted to the East Bay Athletic All-League team...Freshman high school player of the year...team won East Bay Athletic League title...SOPHOMORE - First team EBAL selection while playing for North Coast Section championship winning team...JUNIOR - EBAL's most valuable player...first team All-Valley and EBAL...won Top 50 Girl Athletes of the Year Award...team won EBAL title...SENIOR - selected to Power Bar's All-America team...San Francisco Examiner Player of the Week...team captain.
PERSONAL - Born Shay Nicholson Hobby Nov. 24, 1981, in Walnut Creek, Calif...parents Joe and Nicki...two brothers (Brady and Chris)...father Joe wrestled at Northern Iowa and brother Chris played basketball at Cal Poly SLO... brother Brady was San Ramon Valley High School's "Mr. Olympia"...played for the San Ramon Crunch and coach Jerry Boughey...Crunch have been regional finalists the past three seasons...has played on one regional championship team, four California State Cup championship teams and one US National Championship Final Four team...is a four-time North Coast Section Scholar Athlete Award recipient.
Career Numbers YEAR MP MS S SOG G A PT GWG PK 2000 20 20 2 2 0 0 0 0 0-0 2001 17 17 1 1 0 1 1 0 0-0 2002 20 20 2 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 Totals 57 57 5 3 0 2 2 0 0-0