Big Ten Athlete of the Year Nominee - PSU's Christine Nairn

Christine Nairn guided the Nittany Lions to the national championship match last season.

Christine Nairn guided the Nittany Lions to the national championship match last season.

June 20, 2013

Through Tuesday, the Big Ten will highlight each of the 24 student-athletes nominated for the conference's Athlete of the Year awards. Award winners are voted on by a pre-selected media panel and will be announced next week.

Christine Nairn - Penn State - Women's Soccer
Nairn garnered Big Ten Midfielder of the Year accolades and first-team NSCAA All-America honors after leading Penn State to its 15th consecutive Big Ten Championship and a 10-0-1 mark in conference play. The M.A.C Hermann Trophy finalist paced the Nittany Lions with a team-high 46 points on 17 goals and 12 assists this season and led Penn State to its first ever national championship game. Nairn finished her career as a four-time first-team All-Big Ten selection, a three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree and second on Penn State's all-time assists list. She was selected by the Seattle Reign with the seventh overall pick in the National Women's Soccer League Draft. Click HERE for more information on Christine.


 

 

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