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Wednesday January 4, 2017 at 9:10am Age: 342 days
Category: High School, District

MINISINK'S NIKKI COLANTUONO NAMED VARSITY845 GIRLS SOCCER PLAYER OF THE YEAR


Minisink Valley’s Nikki Colantuono was nominated Varsity845 girls soccer Player of the Year 2016. The attacking center midfielder and withdrawn forward recorded 21 goals and 7 assists during the regular and post season, leading the home team into the Section 9 Class AA semifinals. 

 

Colantuono was recognized for her dominant presence on the soccer pitch, her fearless and skilled game, and her leadership in the field. Coach Erin Natalizio considers Colantuono the most successful header in Section 9 and credits the player’s physical and mental strength. A member of the Coaches All-Star Section Team for two consecutive years, Nikki earned the highest points this past season. 

 

Currently in her junior year, Nikki is a high honor roll student and plans to continue playing at collegiate level for the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. For her senior year, she has her sights on a section title.

 

Time Herald Record: Minisink Valley's Colantuono named V845 girls soccer player of the year